Longtime Auburn Real Estate Firm Sold

Matthew Chalanick, owner of The Real Estate Agency, has announced their acquisition of the commercial firm Bouck Real Estate, in Auburn. A sale price was not disclosed, but Chalanick confirmed he has purchased the firm, including its assets and name, effective immediately. Bouck Real Estate will continue to run under the same name as a commercial branch under The Real Estate Agency.

According to John Bouck, owner of Bouck Real Estate, the firm has been in business for 60 years. The company was founded by Bouck in December of 1962 and established in Cayuga County. It has been in continuous operation since then. Bouck holds broker licenses in New York State and Florida and will retain his licenses, as a consultant with the Real Estate Agency.

Approximately 20 years ago, Bouck transitioned to a primarily commercial agency. During that time, Bouck states that the firm has been involved in the sale or lease of virtually every major commercial real estate property in the Auburn area.

Bouck indicated that it was time for him to retire and begin the next phase of his life, which will include more travel with his wife, Connie, as well as writing. “It was time,” Bouck stated, “and I’m very happy that The Real Estate Agency, and Matt Chalanick, will carry on the very important work for the commercial sector in Central New York. The Real Estate Agency is an honest, hard-working group, that I’m certain will prove to be of great benefit to the area’s business owners, now and into the future.”

Bouck will be working with Steve Baier, one of the top producers from The Real Estate Agency, during this transition phase. Chalanick states that Steve will be the lead commercial agent in his office.

“I am excited for Steve to take this opportunity and hit the ground running. With his experience and expertise as a real estate agent combined with his work ethic, Steve will exceed expectations and maintain Bouck Real Estate as the leading commercial brokerage in the area.”

Chalanick plans on rebranding Bouck Real Estate by updating its signs, website, and marketing platform.

“I am looking forward to being able to add a more modern twist to commercial real estate and giving our clients the best possible service they deserve.”

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