Marc R. Shapses

Marc R. Shapses

Executive Managing Director
Savills Studley - New York
+1 212 326 8678

Industry Specialities

Service Specialities

Marc is a 30-year commercial real estate veteran tailoring his brokerage services, analyses, and approach to his clients’ unique occupancy needs. 

Professional Expertise

Marc joined Studley in 1991 after six years with another real estate firm, where he started his career. His geographic focus is on the New York metropolitan market, with a specific expertise on Downtown. As a veteran with more than 30 years in the commercial real estate industry, Marc understands how real estate decisions can impact his clients’ business and participates in every aspect of the process to assure that these decisions, first and foremost, represent the best interests of his clients, and not the landlord

Marc focuses on learning every aspect of his clients’ business in order to help visualize big picture scenarios and execute the final lease. He assembles an experienced brokerage team to provide the necessary analyses to present the most appropriate occupancy alternatives to meet his clients’ needs.

Some of his most notable transactions include the 98,000 square-foot relocation for Sumitomo Corporation of American in Midtown Manhattan, 191,000 square foot early restructure and extension for Teacher’s Retirement System NYC whereby he negotiated a reduction in their rent for four years.

Activities & Achievements

Marc is an active member of various Not for Profit organizations geared toward health and education. Marc was recently honored by a Not for Profit for his long-term support, dedication and fundraising efforts. He also chairs the Emmory Reagan Shapses Classic and the ERS Charitable Foundation, an organization he started in honor of his daughter’s health issues, through which he has raised nearly $4.5 million as well as a board member of Horseability.

A primary member of the Metropolitan Business Network of New York City, Marc has been the President of the Board for ten years. He is also a member of both the Lower Manhattan Office Building and the Real Estate Board of New York.


Marc graduated from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. He also attended Polytechnic of North London, where he focused on international business studies.

Transaction Volume

15.5 million SF

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