Studley Taps Three From Cassidy Turley
Patrick Gardner, Howard Poretsky and Richard Sykes Make Move to Tenant Rep Firm
New York, NY (April 20, 2010)  
International commercial real estate services firm Studley has tapped three of Cassidy Turley’s senior New York City brokers—Patrick Gardner, Howard Poretsky and Richard Sykes.

Mr. Gardner and Mr. Poretsky, senior managing directors, are located in Studley’s Midtown Manhattan office, while Mr. Sykes, principal, is located in the firm’s London office.

Over the years, the team has specialized in representing international banks, law firms, nonprofits and media companies.

“We are thrilled to have such an accomplished brokerage team join our firm,” shared Studley Chairman and CEO Mitchell Steir.  “Their long experience working together and their expertise in all aspects of cross-border collaboration make them uniquely qualified to work in New York and internationally.”

Mr. Gardner and Mr. Sykes have worked together for more than 25 years, both working as high-level executives for leading brokerage firms, as well as owning their own brokerage business.  Mr. Poretsky joined their team at Cassidy Turley in 2008.

Collectively the three have closed transactions totaling more than five million square feet for leading organizations some of which include: British Petroleum, Community Preservation Corporation, imc2, Kissinger Association and National Corporate Research.

Their most notable transactions include acquiring a 150,000-square-foot freehold office condominium at 198 Madison Avenue for Oxford University Press; consolidating a one million-square-foot portfolio of leased properties throughout the United State for United Business Media; and, since 1987, handling more than 200,000 square feet for Allied Irish Bank.

About Studley.
Studley is the only global tenant advisory firm with a pure tenant representation delivery platform. Founded in 1954, Studley pioneered this conflict-free business model. Today, with 19 offices nationwide and an international presence through its London office and AOS Studley throughout Europe, Studley provides strategic real estate consulting services to top-tier corporations, law firms, nonprofits, government agencies and institutions of higher education. Information about Studley is available at