Our Team



Joe McLaughlin , Founder and Managing Partner

Phone: 212.239.8400 ext. 8400
Email: jmclaughlin@capstoneny.com

Joe McLaughlin is the Founder and Managing Partner of Capstone Realty Advisors. Under his leadership the firm has grown into one of New York’s leading tenant representation organizations, with numerous clients across Manhattan.

A strong champion of tenant interests, Joe exemplifies integrity, energy, creativity, and thoroughness. He is committed to providing honest, collaborative support for all Capstone clients, from tech startups and non-profits to financial services companies, architectural firms, and media organizations.

His successful career spans more than fifteen years, during which period he has represented tenants and landlords on over one million square feet of transactions. As the principal of Capstone, Joe has been responsible for meeting Capstone’s own real estate requirements as well.

Notable transactions completed by Joe have included Daily Motion’s New York headquarters, Lot18’s sublease and relocation of 20,000 square feet, and office centers for America Works across Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Prior to launching Capstone, Joe worked for several years at the Kaufman Organization and Newmark Knight Frank as a leasing specialist. 

Born in Bronx, New York, Joe currently resides in Rockland County, New York with his wife, where he enjoys playing guitar, driving classic cars, and spending time with his boxer, Cody.

Joe holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics from Oneonta State University and a New York State Real Estate Brokers License.