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Chairman & CEO Beekman Reim®

Ariel Lahmi is the founder and Chairman of  Beekman REIM, an international real estate investment and property  management company with offices in New York City, Paris and Chennai. Mr.  Lahmi has more than 26 years worth of real estate investing and  development experience.

Since 2009, Mr. Lahmi has decided to invest in New York and India in  multi-family, office building and condo-conversion with success. Previous to Beekman REIM, Mr. Lahmi successfully founded a portfolio  management company with divisions in insurance brokerage, financial  investments, banking intermediation, and real estate development. In  1998, Mr. Lahmi has founded Concerto Development Group, the first  logistics developer company in France. In 2001, Concerto Development was  merged with Affine REIT, a commercial REIT listed on the NYSE Euronext,  of which Mr. Lahmi is a member of the board of Directors and the  company’s largest shareholder.

Mr. Lahmi is a graduate of the University of Paris with a charter in  accounting and auditing, and a masters in Finance. He also founded the  Chair for Real Estate Management at Netanya University in Israel. Mr. Lahmi lives in New York City with his wife and family.



Chief Operating Officer - COO

As Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer,  Sonia works to expand the company’s global  business activities. Her responsibilities include overseeing  acquisition, asset management, leasing, human resources, development and  construction, as well as marketing and property management in major  markets including USA, Europe and Asia.

Mrs. Ricord’s career started in 2002 at Affine REIT she was in charge  with organizing the interfacing between the Chairman, investors, and  tenants. In 2005, Mrs. Ricord moved to Concerto Development (Paris), a European  leader in warehouse development, to take the head of the Project  management division. In 2009, Ms. Ricord moved to Chennai, India at  Vision India Real Estate where she developed 2500 apartments during her 3  years there. She came back to France and was promoted to Executive Vice President in 2012. Mrs. Ricord develop a strong leadership and operation skills during her time in India and Paris.

In 2016, she moved to New York, a place that enabled her to attract a  team of experienced and dedicated professionals to Beekman Reim and  help grow the company into a full-service real estate firm with offices  in New York and Paris.

Mrs. Ricord has a BA in Real Estate and a Masters in Real Estates  from the University of Paris La Sorbonne. She is an active member of different France/New York organizations.



CEO Europe

Mr. Mangel is co-founder of Beekman REIM. He has been in charge of the European team since Feb. 2011.

Mr. Mangel has more than 17 years of experience in the development and management of real estate projects.

After leaving the financial division of AXA Insurance Company (formerly UAP) in 1994, Mr. Mangel successfully founded and managed European Life Insurance, an insurance brokerage company specializing in asset management for institutional clients, as well as Hampstead Consultants, an inter-mediation company specializing in project development and financing real estate. In 1998, Mr. Mangel joined Concerto Development as a partner and manager, a leading logistics real estate development company in France. In 2001, Concerto Development has joined forces with Affine, SIIC and a credit institution listed on NYSE Euronext, of which Mr. Mangel was also in charge of the insurance division. Until the end of 2010, Mr. Mangel participated in the development of Concerto Development as Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the company, and member of its Executive Committee alongside Affine.




Mr Botarelli is co-founder of Beekman REIM.  

Landstar Title: he established NYC Office in 2003. He has worked on numerous commercial acquisitions and refinances in USA.  His legal Team headed by Kenneth Warner Esq. Firm established 2002 Mineola Long Island by John Burke and Ken Warner Esq. They have five lawyers in House and we represent all the Major Underwriters in America. Ken Warner Esq. brings over 25 years of Title Law knowledge to every transaction. Our goal is to be considered by developers, commercial & residential attorneys, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers as part of there team. 



Head of Leasing

Dan Lahmi is the Head of Leasing at Beekman. In  this role, he oversees the leasing process of the company’s office and  residential properties. Prior to joining Beekman, Dan was a Senior  Associate at Beechwood Residential, a multi-family investment firm.  During his tenure, he assisted the firm’s acquisition efforts by  underwriting investment opportunities, putting together due diligence  material and preparing investors’ presentations. Prior to joining  Beachwold, Dan worked as an Asset Management Analyst at Gaia Real Estate. At the company, he closely monitored the financial and operational performance of its properties.

Dan received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Brandeis University (MA) and an M.S. in Real Estate from NYU.



Asset Manager

He is responsible for all aspects of management needs, including  owner/tenant communication, repair and maintenance, and lease  management. Mr. Klein has worked at Beekman REIM for over 3 years and  specializes in asset management, as well as project design, development,  and management. With a keen sense of the development process, Mr. Klein  provides pivotal insight into the nuances of construction budgets and  timelines. 

Mr. Klein has a Masters in Real Estate Development from the  Schack Institute of Real Estate at NYU. 



Office Manager

Apart from ensuring the day to day operations of the office are  seamlessly, Elizabeth provides executive support to the Managing  Partners as well as administrative support to ensure efficient  operations of the office. After beginning her professional career as an  Office Manager at a political consulting firm, she then worked for over  ten years as the Director of Operations at a successful  nonprofit-organization. In addition to this, she has thrived as a Group  Fitness Instructor in several communities throughout New York City.  

Elizabeth graduated from the University of Scranton with a degree in  History. 



Honorary Chairman Europe



Office Manager Europe