Tell Metzger

Tell Metzger

Managing Director, Market-Rate Residential

Since joining L+M in 2005, Tell has directly overseen the development of over $1.4 billion of mixed-use and residential development, including more than 1,300 residential units and over 150,000 square feet of retail space. He currently manages the team focusing on market-rate development. With primary responsibility across the practice areas of finance, design, constructability and legal review, he has overseen all stages of development, from acquisitions through predevelopment and from construction through leasing and sales. He has developed multiple product types – including townhomes, mid-rise and high-rise – across all income bands. His specialty areas include market-rate and for-sale product, complex environmental cleanup efforts, and layering multiple financing sources and tax abatements. Tell is a two-time winner of the “Big Apple Brownfield Award” for environmental remediation and a recipient of a Multifamily Executive Award for mid-rise development. He sits on the Board of the Greenpoint Manufacturing Design Center. Tell has a MA in City Planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a BA in History and a BA in Psychology from Brown University.