Neil Shupak retired from the industrial real estate business in December 2019 after working as a broker his entire career. He started with Lanard & Axilbund in 1975 and spent 25 years with Zalesne & Herd Realtors. He was with Newmark Knight Frank/Smith Mack since 1998. Neil is well versed in all facets of commercial and industrial sales and leasing – he has sold or leased over 20,000,000 square feet of space with an aggregate value in excess of $1 billion. Neil was Newmark Knight Frank Smith Mack’s Broker of the Year in 2006, 2007 and 2011. Neil served on the Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Board of Realtors and as Chairman of the Commercial & Industrial Division. He is also a charter member of the Tri State Realtors Commercial Alliance.
Neil is a lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area and an active member of the Jewish community. Born in Philadelphia in 1952, he grew up in Abington Township. He graduated from Abington High School and attended Montgomery County Community College and successfully completed Temple University’s Real Estate Institute. Neil is a an active lifelong member of Beth Sholom Congregation. He was a Bar-Mitzvah there in 1965, married there in 1975 and his three children had their Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and were confirmed at Beth Sholom. Neil has served on Beth Board of Directors and as President of the Men’s Club. His wife, Helen, is a past President of the Sisterhood and they served as presidents of the two auxiliaries at the same time, only the second husband and wife in the history of Beth Sholom to have served as presidents of the Men’s Club and Sisterhood simultaneously.
Neil has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2004. He and Helen reside in center city Philadelphia and have three married children and five grandchildren.