About Prime Companies
We build real estate value to give back to our community, hiring quality associates, utilizing cutting edge technology, creativity, and expertise.
We better the lives of our associates, community, partners, and clients. We provide top real estate solutions and service to create superior real estate experiences and quality communities.
The Thruway House Hotel (pictured above) was developed by Ken Raymond and Joe Scaring in 1976.
Long and Raymond Real Estate was formed; several years later the Residential Coldwell Banker Franchise is purchased.
Ken, along with his two daughters, developed a residential mortgage company which is later sold to SEFCU Mortgage Services and is now one of the largest lenders in the state. Dean DeVito partners with Ken to develop future business to include commercial real estate, commercial funding, property management, development of apartments, offices, retail, and residential subdivisions.
Several of the residential subdivisions include Red Rock Estates, Travers Meadows, Country Club Estates, Crimson Park, Jordon Estates, Lake Meadows and Neilson Landing – in addition to the ground-up development of the Riverwalk on the Hudson apartment community.
Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate is formed.
Continued developing apartment communities throughout the Capital Region, including Oak Hill, Shelter Cove, River’s Edge, Waters View, Pavilion Grand, Electric City, Hudson Square, The Hamlet and The Delaware, as well as repositioning existing complexes. Prime also continued the development of approximately 500 residential housing units in North Greenbush, Colonie, Syracuse and Rochester.
Prime Management is founded.
Prime Companies is founded to brand past and future real estate ventures.
Todd Curley becomes a partner in Coldwell Banker Commercial after joining Prime in 2006 to run the Commercial Real Estate division.
Prime Corporate Apartments is founded.
Mike Raymond joins Prime Companies with a focus on commercial funding and accounting.
To date, the Prime Companies team has developed, constructed, and managed close to 2,000 apartments, commercial buildings which include over 3,000,000 sq. ft. of office and retail space and over 1,000 residential building lots.
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Prime Companies strives to be the leader in providing people exceptional real estate expertise, service, and long-lasting value. Our vision is to better the lives of our associates, community, partners, and clients.
We provide top real estate solutions and service to create superior real estate experiences and quality communities.
Image of Camp Scully, managed by Ken Raymond and Catholic Charities.
We Have Integrity
Above all, we are honest. We hold ourselves and our business accountable.
We Care About Our Community
We give back whenever possible. We enhance where we call home.
We Value Our Associates and Partners
Our success is dependent upon our team members and partnerships. Without their allyship, intelligence, and contributions, our business would not be our business.
We Do Superior Work
We have high expectations to create exceptional value and project outcomes.
We Stay Humble
We are here to serve our associates, community, partners, and clients – and to add value, knowing there is always room to improve, develop, and grow.