Meet Our Leadership Team

R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc. is a passionate team with deep real estate experience and market knowledge. We use our expertise to help create solid foundations for a better community and a better real estate experience.

Robert A. Cohen

CEO

Robert A. Cohen, CEO and Founder, has an extensive background in real estate law and management. Prior to founding R. A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., he was Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Imperial Properties, Inc. Prior to that, Bob enjoyed a long and successful career as Vice President and General Counsel of M. J. Raynes Incorporated during its period of dominance in co-op conversions in the 1980s. Bob began his professional career as an associate at Proskauer Rose, one of the nation’s largest law firms. He is a graduate of the NYU School of Law.

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Ralph Della Cava

President

Ralph Della Cava, President and Principal, joined Bob as a founding partner of R. A. Cohen & Associates, Inc. in 1990. Ralph leverages his experience in investment and acquisition analysis, real estate development and finance to ensure consistent growth. Ralph oversees all acquisition, disposition and financial strategies and has helped the firm grow into new and emerging markets throughout its 30-year history. His in-depth market knowledge and commitment to integrity have laid the foundation for the firm’s continued success.

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Harry Stephenson

Vice President

Harry Stephenson, Vice President of R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., oversees the project management division in addition to new property acquisitions. Harry is responsible for all renovations across the R.A. Cohen portfolio, including apartment and interior rehabs, as well as exterior restorations.

After graduating from Columbia University where he majored in Sociology with a concentration in Art History, Harry first joined R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., as a property manager, and has since taken on a variety of roles & responsibilities. Outside of work, he is passionate about the emerging contemporary art world. His artistic eye and attention to detail enhances the company by keeping its properties on the forefront of modern design.

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Dustin Zucker

Vice President

Dustin Zucker, Vice President of R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., oversees all day-to-day property management & operations in addition to new property acquisitions and client relations. Prior to joining R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., Dustin was a Senior Manager at one of the largest property management firms in North America. In his role there, he helped grow their Multifamily Rental Division nationally.

Dustin received his Master’s Degree in Real Estate Investment & Finance from New York University, and brings with him a keen understanding of Real Estate budget and acquisition analysis.

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Hyunjoo Koo, CPA, MS

Controller

Hyunjoo Koo, CPA, MS, Controller of R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc. Hyunjoo Koo, CPA, MS, has held several distinguished positions, including Director of Accounting/Controller at The Janus Property Company and Manager/Controller at Flexfit LLC. With a demonstrated track record of optimizing financial operations, leading teams, and ensuring strict adherence to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Hyunjoo brings a wealth of financial expertise to her role. Currently serving as the Controller for R.A. Cohen & Associates, Inc., Hyunjoo is responsible for all accounting functions within the business as well as overseeing the accounting staff. Her responsibilities encompass pro-forma and budget preparation, as well as meticulous expense and purchase-order tracking, critical components in steering the company towards financial success.

Ms. Koo is a Certified Public Accountant.

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