"Alex and the staff at Picken Real Estate exemplify professionalism and confidentiality in the handling of all their transactions. Alex possesses a tremendous level of experience and understanding, not only of real estate, but also the food & beverage service industry. Industry knowledge, experience and professionalism are the reason Alex and his team at Picken Real Estate are leaders in the real estate field today. It has been my pleasure to successfully work with Alex on many transactions and hope to continue to do so for many years to come."

Mr. Terrence Flynn Jr., PARTNER, Flynn & Flynn PLLC- Full-service legal firm specializing in the acquisition of liquor licenses. 

307 W. 38th Street, Suite 1305, New York, NY - 212.953.5226/ 718.945.1000 

"If Alex's ear was any closer to the ground, he'd be an ostrich...He knows what's available and at what price long before the rest. If saving time saves you money, then Alex Picken is your broker."

Mr. Steve Lewis, OWNER, Steve Lewis Design- Firm specializing in Ÿber-trendy nightclub and exquisite, high-end restaurant interior design. 


"It has been a pleasure to work with Alex over the years, during which time he negotiated the transaction which led to the acquisition of my establishment on 58th Street. He is a man of exemplary moral character, a knowledgeable broker and a friend I can rely on."

Mr. Giuseppe Cipriani, OWNER of world-renowned Cipriani. 


"Alex Picken has brokered numerous HI-END transactions in the nightlife industry in which my office has represented either the buyer or seller. He is resourceful, tenacious, and has the necessary drive to close complicated commercial transactions. His leadership is what makes Picken Real Estate / Nightlife Brokerage a very powerful company in Manhattan for the sale and leasing of nightclubs, restaurants and bars/lounges."

Mr. Warren Pesetsky, PARTNER, Pesetsky & Bookman- Full-service legal firm specializing in the acquisition of liquor licenses. 

325 Broadway # 501 New York, NY - 212.513.1988 

"I've personally known Alex for close to a decade and there is no one bigger than he and his brokerage company in the nightlife arena. We have collaborated on many deals together, including such mega-nightclubs as Deep, Centro-Fly, Duvet, etc. Picken Real Estate / Nightlife Brokerage has the history, experience and connections in the industry to make things happen! He is the original 'club broker' in Manhattan."

Mr. Steve (RIP) Salvesen, OWNER, R.I.P., Providing architectural plans to increase occupant loads and obtaining Certificates of Occupancy / Public Assembly approvals from the NYC Dept. of Buildings. They are professional engineers and registered NYC DOB expediters specializing in nightclubs, restaurants, bars/lounges. They have completed over 650 projects in Manhattan in the last 20 years. 

217 Centre Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10013 - 212.334.7400 

"Alex has represented me on several nightclub purchases. He knows the business, is reliable, responsive, and most importantly, he gets the deal closed!"

Mr. John Juliano, OWNER of legendary Copacabana nightclub. 

560 W. 34th Street, New York, NY - 212.239.2672 

"Picken Real Estate is always quick to let you know about great opportunities...they are very committed to our industry and help us fight our legislative battles whenever we call on Alex for assistance."

Mr. David Rabin, PRESIDENT, New York Nightlife Association, and OWNER of celebrity hotspots Lotus and The Double Seven. 

"Alex Picken and his company are very supportive of the nightlife industry and the members of NYNA. He always answers the call to lend a hand when help is needed to oppose anti-industry efforts. He knows the business and deserves our support in return."

Mr. Rob Bookman, COUNSEL, New York Nightlife Association and PARTNER, Pesetsky & Bookman- Full-service firm specializing in acquisition of cabaret licenses. 

325 Broadway # 501 New York, NY - 212.513.1988


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