Rafael has over 500+ transactions.
Certified Buyer Representative (CBR®), Realtor®, Investors, Exclusive Listings, First-Time Buyers, Exclusive Leasing.
Locations; East Village, Upper Manhattan, Bronx, Riverdale.
B.A. from SUNY Farmingdale.
Child ID program and involved in Toys For Tots for disabled children in Bronx Schools.
Born and raised in the East Village Rafael Barbosa has New York City DNA
flowing through his veins. In 2014, he joined Compass and has gone on to
build a full-service Team. Bringing a compelling skill set, Rafael is also
a property owner and real estate investor in the Metropolitan area. His
previous background as a loan officer contributes to his multi-dimensional
understanding of both the financial and real estate sectors.
Rafael and his team are prepared to offer considerable insights on the
right home based on lifestyle needs and each property’s unique value
He is specifically known for his intuition, client service and his innate
perseverance at successfully closing transactions. These include assisting
first-time homebuyers, corporate relocations and foreign investments as
well as the more traditional residential transactions. His many years in
concert and event promotions have served to enhance his skills at packaging
and negotiating complex real estate proceedings. He deeply believes in and
actively utilizes the binary marketing innovations of technology / social
media tools that Compass has introduced to the marketplace.
A proud Latino New Yorker, Rafael uses his bilingual skills to work with
clients, landlords and foreign investors. Rafael graduated with honors with
a B.A. in Marketing from SUNY Farmingdale. He spends time giving back to
charities with the Child ID program as well as Toys for Tots for disabled
students in Bronx schools. Holds a special place in his heart for causes
dedicated to the care and treatment of dogs, as a long time pet owner
himself. He saves his real passion for his two daughters, taking them to
museums and, every now and then, going on a helicopter ride so Rafael can
show them the city that he knows and loves so well.