Jeff Weidenborner

Jeff Weidenborner

Executive Managing Director, Occupier Services
Savills Studley - New York
+1 212 326 8682

Industry Specialities

Service Specialities

Strong international experience and background in corporate real estate account management, portfolio strategy and transaction management. 20+ year track record working with clients to develop real estate strategies that meet their business goals, and putting in place and overseeing multi-disciplined teams that deliver service excellence and yield bottom line results. 

Professional Expertise

Jeff joined Savills Studley in 2014 as an Executive Managing Director based in New York, leading business development for the Occupier Services group. With nearly 20 years of experience in strategic consulting and brokerage, he has honed his expertise in selling, developing and managing customized account relationships with global occupiers. In addition, Jeff has extensive international experience and speaks Mandarin, having worked in Greater China for over ten years.

Jeff comes to Savills Studley from Colliers International, where he was responsible for the overall sales strategy for Corporate Solutions. Jeff got his start in corporate real estate services in Los Angeles as a Director at United Systems Integrators (USI). He then successfully led Cushman & Wakefield’s Beijing tenant representation team and was promoted to lead the Occupier Services line of business in China. Next, Jeff founded Sienna Commercial Qingdao Realty Advisors, the first foreign‐owned and operated commercial real estate consulting business in Qingdao, which was profitable in its first year and later acquired by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL). He stayed on as Managing Director and grew JLL Qingdao into a full service office before moving to New York and managing business development for JLL in the New York Tri‐State region. Prior to joining Colliers, Jeff served as the Vice President of Global Real Estate Services at Johnson Controls (JCI).

Activities & Achievements

Jeff serves on CoreNet Global’s Programs Committee for the New York City Chapter and the Education Committee for the New Jersey Chapter. He is also a member of the Asia Society in New York. He is a licensed real estate salesperson in the state of New Jersey and a CCIM candidate.


Jeff earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from Roanoke College and earned the MCR and SLCR designations from CoreNet Global. He also studied Mandarin Chinese at the Beijing Language and Culture University.


Meet Jeff's Team

Ann Duncan
Executive Vice President, Head of Occupier Services


Jess Johnson
Senior Managing Director, Occupier Services


Kim Esposito
Senior Managing Director


Jim Brown
Senior Managing Director, Head of Project Management


Mike Griffin
Senior Managing Director, Transaction Management


Dylan Mattes
Managing Director, Transaction Management


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