About Us

Who We Are

1217 Realty Group is a real estate investment and development company based in Mount Laurel, NJ .  We have a regional focus on the real estate market throughout the Mid-Atlantic with a specialization on multi family, land entitlements/subdivisions, and ground up development. 1217 researches and markets to property owners in locations with strong economic growth and positive demographic trends.

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Our Commitment

We are committed to upholding our most cherished values in every project and task we take on. Our company specializes in sourcing off market deals through leveraging technology and data as well as innovative marketing methods to create a dynamic portfolio of real estate holdings in various asset classes.

Meet The Team

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Walter Marino

Founder | CEO
Walter Marino-age 39, has extensive executive leadership, operational, managerial, and financial business experience culminating over a 20 year professional career in the sectors of Risk Management, Property Management, Construction, Real Estate Development, Transportation, Sightseeing Tours and Attractions, Retail, Technology, Restaurant and Hotel Guest Services. Over the last five years, Walter has served as principal, and as a director or officer of several organizations. His most recent position is Founder and CEO of 1217 Realty Group, an opportunistic real estate investment and development company based in Mount Laurel, New Jersey where he is responsible for deal sourcing, oversight of the asset development process and the strategic disposition of the asset. He has 15 years investment, development and operational experience and as a Sponsor has transacted in over $50 million dollars in deals. In addition to being the CEO of 1217 Realty Group, Walter is the Founder and Managing Director of 1217 Capital Group and 1217 Capital Partners. Both 1217 Capital Group and 1217 Capital Partners serve as the lending and financial arm(s) of 1217 Realty Group.
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Greg Keyes

Data Analyst and Project Supervisor
Over the past decade, Mr. Keyes has been involved in logistical coordination and management. Having been the lead coordinator for elite athletic competitions across the nation, Mr. Keyes has been a pivotal asset to the foundation and growth of nationwide events. Whether it is has been from coordinating national lacrosse tournaments, music festivals and concerts, or managing successful catering companies, Mr. Keyes has helped numerous companies streamline their organization and create additional profit through strategic planning and coordination. Working as a real estate analyst for 1217 Realty Group, Mr. Keyes helps acquire off market properties through statistical analysis. By providing 1217 Realty with financial, marketing, and acquisition support, the company is able to make opportunistic transactions. With experience in event logistics/ event coordination, as well as having majored in psychology at Drexel University, Mr. Keyes is able to provide a unique insight for acquiring new properties as well as facilitating project development.
Associate and Transaction Coordinator

Brielle Harris

Associate and Transaction Coordinator
Associate and Transaction Coordinator