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Ray Martin created The Martin Agency to bring state of the art practices and a modern professional atmosphere to the otherwise stuffy outdated field of Commercial Real Estate. We pride ourselves with having the most diversed team in the commercial real estate sector. We are High Performance they are slow to no performance. Let our highly trained agents show you the difference.

"We will not stop nor slow down until you are 100% satisfied, that's the high performance difference. That's my promise."
-Ray Martin
Principal 

Ray Martin
Broker / Real Estate Consultant

 

As Founder of one of Connecticut’s commercial real estate agencies, The Martin Agency, Mr. Martin’s business portfolio spans across the US including, New York, Florida, Rhode Island, North Carolina, Georgia, Texas and of course all areas of Connecticut. Ray Martin is experienced in Real Estate tax planning and 1031 exchange properties.

Founded in 2007, The Martin Agency is quickly growing to become one of the United States leading and Connecticut’s only Boutique Luxury Real Estate brand under Mr. Martin’s leadership—working with world-class clients, developers, and architects to manage, broker and consult on over 19 projects totaling over 300,000 square feet.

Alongside his business activities, Mr. Martin is an active philanthropist and patron of the arts. A supporter of numerous charitable, environmental, healthcare, welfare, and cultural improvement initiatives. Including but not limited to Squared Up for Others, Autism Awareness, Center for Family Justice, Ortiz Boxing Gym and Special Operations Warrior Foundation.

 

There is simply not a harder working and more caring broker in the industry. This speaks to his personal motto 24/7/365.

 

CONTACT RAY

E-MAIL: RAY@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-900-8975

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OUR TEAM

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JAKE Martin
Acquisitions & Development Administrator

 

Jake Martin is a dynamic 23-year-old entrepreneur and a recent graduate from Pace University in New York, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. Jake's entrepreneurial journey began at the young age of 13 when he launched his first business, showcasing an early flair for innovation and enterprise.

 

Over the years, Jake has honed his skills in persuasion and developed an authoritative understanding of real estate acquisitions. His expertise in the industry is a testament to his dedication and keen insight into market trends and investment opportunities. Currently, he serves as an Acquisitions and Development Administrator at The Martin Agency, where he applies his extensive knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit to drive successful real estate ventures.

 

Jake's background is deeply rooted in a family of multigenerational entrepreneurs, instilling in him a robust work ethic and a relentless drive for success. His ability to navigate complex business landscapes and make strategic decisions has established him as a respected figure in the real estate sector. Jake Martin continues to innovate and lead with a passion for excellence, making significant strides in his professional journey.

Jake looks forward to procuring land and developing mixed-use housing and entertainment centers. Much like the City Centre in Brickell. Jake will be working on bringing cryptocurrency as a means to back our real estate portfolio. This along with the tokenization of our existing properties will make real estate investing much more liquid and increase valuations. Jake will be setting up a specialized digital wallet for The Martin Agency, assuring safe and rapid exchanges of real estate shares into dollars.

CONTACT JAKE

E-MAIL: JAKE@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-875-0016

MOBILE: 1-203-450-3683

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jOSEPH GANINO
Agent

 

Joe Ganino has been investing in commercial real estate for over 15 years. His experience as an investor coupled with his knowledge of current real estate markets gives him a strong advantage in the areas of purchasing, selling, and leasing. When it comes to helping his clients with their real estate needs, his areas of expertise include industrial, retail, mixed use, and multi-family. Joe is a member of the Greater Bridgeport Board of Realtors.

 

Joe is a graduate of Fairfield Prep, after attending Sacred Heart University he became a business owner, a business that is still in operation today. When he’s not working Joe enjoys spending time with his family, fly fishing, and golfing. He resides in Trumbull, with his wife and two sons.

CONTACT JOE

E-MAIL: JOE.G@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-875-0011

MIKE CAPASSO
Agent

 

Michael Capasso is a lifelong Stratford resident and has worked in Real Estate for the past 20 years. He worked for Caselli Real Estate for over six years and then owned his own real estate agency in Bridgeport for several years. A 1978 graduate of Sacred Heart University with a BS in accounting, Mike worked at several local businesses including Bridgeport machines, Costco productions efficiency bindery in cost accounting general accounting and income tax. Owning investment property since 1980 he began to work in real estate full-time in 1997.

 

At The Martin Agency, he specializes in rentals, multifamily, residential investment property and single-family homes. He is on the board of directors at the national helicopter Museum in Stratford located at the northbound train station. He lives in Stratford with his wife Gits and has three grown children.

CONTACT MIKE

E-MAIL: MIKE.C@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-875-0010

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Margaux Vanderheijden
Real Estate Agent

 

"Margaux Vanderheijden is a 2014 graduate of the University of Connecticut, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Margaux began her endeavor in real estate when she was promoted to a real estate paralegal position at a local law firm. Her work as a real estate paralegal inspired her to obtain her real estate license, and she has since gained experience with buyer and seller transactions, as well as short sales and rentals. Margaux combines her background knowledge with her passionate and bright personality to assist her clients in smooth and efficient transactions. Margaux is a member of the Greater Bridgeport Board of Realtors and is also a Notary Public."

CONTACT MARGAUX

E-MAIL: MARGAUX@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT LINE: 1-203-382-4212

Daniel Williams
Sales Agent

 

Daniel is a 4th generation entrepreneur, 2nd generation realtor, Multi-family and financial market’s investor, he has extensive knowledge of the inner workings of the Connecticut real estate market place practices and procedures. Specializing in 1031 tax exchange and investment properties. 

 

Born and raised in Bridgeport Connecticut, and has been a Stratford resident for over 20 years, he is very knowledgeable and passionate about his community. Daniel also has a degree in business administration That, paired with his 25+ professional experience in deal making, allows him to connect with clients and meet them where they are, and skillfully take them to where they want to be. With the market as competitive as it is, timeliness are highly valued, and he will work diligently until you purchase, sell, or rent your property.

 

As a part of the Martin Agency Family you can expect only the highest level of courtesy, and availability in helping clients take the next step in their dream home or commercial journey.

CONTACT DANIEL

E-MAIL: DANIEL.W@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-875-0006

CELL: 1-203-684-2088

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Ana Maria Martinez

Property Management / Office Assistant

Ana Maria has worked in the Real Estate Industry for 10 years, prior to working for The Martin Agency. Ana Maria is bilingual, born in Colombia. She has previously worked as an administrator for law firms and mortgage brokers. Ana Maria handles our day to day office administration. However, her main responsibility is property management. She administrates repairs, collections and lease enforcement. Ana is vital in coordinating everyone in the organization

Ana Maria is our primary contact point for all tenants & clients.

CONTACT ANA MARIA

E-MAIL: ANAMARIA@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT LINE: 1-203-875-0012

Danielle Evans
content creator / social media manager

 

Danielle has a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Dusuesne University. Originally from Milford, CT she moved to Pennsylvania. After several years, she returned to Milford. She has held management positions with multiple companies in marketing.

Danielle runs our social media department, where she uses her photography & design skills to create content. She is extremely motivated and is an intricate part of our high performance team

 

CONTACT DANIELLE

E-MAIL: DANIELLE.E@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-875-0014

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Karen Martin
Agent

 

A graduate of the University of Bridgeport with a degree in business administration Karen plays a pivotal role in The Ray Martin Agency, not only is she one of our busiest agents but she also helps keep order in the office on hectic days. 

Karen's High Performance go get em attitude has helped propel The Martin Agency to new heights. Let's be honest she's also responsible for making Founder Ray Martin, her husband take time off. With this tag team behind you it's impossible to go wrong!

CONTACT KAREN

E-MAIL: KAREN@THERAYMARTINAGENCY.COM

DIRECT OFFICE LINE: 1-203-380-8762

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Santos Torres
Marketing

 

The Santos Torres Group is a coalition of local designers, photographers, videographers, consultants and artist’s working together to bring our vision alive daily. They are focused on our social media, website and all aspects of design.

The group is not only here to serve our office but all of our clients are granted vip services from Santos Torres and his team. So whether it's billboards, magazines or any other median we'll get your property seen and sold.

CONTACT SANTOS

E-MAIL: INFO@SANTOSTORRES.COM

DIRECT LINE: 1-203-540-9440

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