Kaufman Organization (Kaufman) today announced that Jared Sternberg has been promoted to the position of Partner of the company’s leasing division, Kaufman Leasing Company. Mr. Sternberg, who has been with Kaufman since 2012, has been instrumental in the firm’s growth throughout New York City (NYC) focusing on Midtown South and Downtown, Manhattan.
“Jared has played a vital role in advancing Kaufman’s leasing division by developing strategies to understand the needs of his clients as well as the ever-changing commercial landscape of New York City,” said Grant Greenspan, Principal of Kaufman. “It’s important to have a leader like Jared on our team as he has formed strong, long-term client relationships over the course of his time with the firm, and more recently set a strong example during COVID-19 for our other brokers. His optimism towards the market and push to complete complex deals is valuable for the future growth of Kaufman”.
A talented commercial real estate professional, Mr. Sternberg leaves his current role as Managing Director, to join Greenspan, along with Michael Kaufman, Partner and Michael Heaner, Partner to co-lead the division, which specializes in the representation of tenants, landlords and buildings. Mr. Sternberg’s work emphasizes the importance of tenant and landlord satisfaction. Some notable leasing agency assignments he completed include the repositioning and 100 percent leasing of 155 West 23rd Street as well as the repositioning of 625 Broadway, 236 Fifth Avenue and 131-133 Spring Street to attract creative, tech, media, financial and advertising tenants. His successful track record includes completing deals with numerous tenants and owners such as ButterflyMX, Softomotive, Gemdale USA and Sabio.
“After a decade in the leasing sector and working closely with my colleagues at Kaufman, I am looking forward to taking on this new leadership position,” said Sternberg. “I am eager to have an influence on the company’s culture and future through my continued tenant and landlord representation as well as the recruitment of new brokers for the building and expanding of our leasing team”