Lance Leighton

Lance Leighton

Corporate Managing Director
Savills Studley - New York
+1 212 326 8668

Industry Specialities

Service Specialities

As a member of one of New York City’s most active brokerage teams, Lance has worked with notable financial, technology, legal, fashion and media companies (on both local and national levels), advising them on relocations, expansions, cost-saving strategies, sublease dispositions, lease restructures and renewals.

Professional Expertise

With a strong background in sales and marketing, Lance joined Savills Studley’s Midtown Manhattan office in 2010 to apply his entrepreneurial business acumen to representing tenants with their office space requirements. Currently, Lance's responsibilities include new business development and servicing and maintaining existing client relationships. Lance works to provide his tenants innovative, creative and analytically based real estate solutions that enhance their business objectives.

As an integral part of one of Savills Studley’s most prolific brokerage teams, Lance has been actively involved in over 150 tenant representation leasing transactions, totalling over 1.5 million square feet, since beginning his short, yet accomplished, commercial real estate career. While Lance works closely with various types of tenants, his experience within the financial services and TAMI industries are unparalleled. In 2012 Lance co-founded, an extremely successful real estate blog dedicated to boutique financial firms which is respected throughout the real estate and financial services communities. He also co-founded, a real estate blog dedicated to tech, digital media, advertising and creative firms.

Activities & Achievements

In 2014, Lance was named one of Manhattan’s “30 Under 30 of NYC’s Rising Real Estate Stars” by The Commercial Observer, a highly regarded trade publication.


Lance received a business administration degree from Hofstra University‘s Frank G. Zarb School of Business in 2008.


Meet Lance's Team

Evan H. Margolin
Executive Managing Director


Brad M. Wolk
Executive Managing Director, Consulting Services


Jason R. Perla
Executive Managing Director, Consulting Services


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