Paul Leibowitz

Paul Leibowitz

Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group
Savills Studley - New York
+1 212 326 1036

Service Specialities

Professional Expertise

Paul is Senior Managing Director in the Capital Markets Group at Savills Studley, joining in 2017. For the previous 20 years, Paul worked at CBRE, serving 14 years in the Investment Properties Group focused on transactions in New York City. As an Executive Vice President, Paul represented owners in disposing or monetizing their real estate and was involved in more than $30 billion of transactions, marketing a variety of assets for a broad range of clients, from institutions to family trusts. Paul directed team members in developing pricing and sensitivity models to determine value and transaction structures and completed negotiations for many high profile deals.

Transactions comprised a range of opportunities, such as leaseholds, structuring ground leases, and partial interest sales. Since joining the Group in 2003, Paul was known for all property types including major office, residential and retail assets. Recently, before joining Savills Studley, Paul was asked to lead a team within the Group focused on the multifamily side of the business, which also encompassed residential conversion opportunities and sales of development sites. The Group had leading market share for brokered multifamily transactions over $50MM in 2014 and 2016 and leading market share for development sites over $50MM over the past three years. Example transactions during his tenure at CBRE have included the largest land sale in New York history (76 Eleventh Avenue), the largest recapitalization of a multifamily asset in New York history (NY by Gehry), and the largest Downtown Manhattan office building sale (One Chase Manhattan Plaza).

Activities & Achievements

During his time at CBRE, Paul was named CBRE Investment Properties Professional of the Year in Manhattan on six separate occasions and was a CBRE Colbert Circle honoree in 2005, 2007, 2011 and 2015. Paul was a member of the recipient team for the 2014 REBNY Henry Hart Award given to the Atlantic Yards transaction, the highest accolade in the New York real estate industry.

Paul is a co-founder of IndieSpace, a non-profit with the mission to create permanent real estate solutions for the independent theater community.

Education

Paul graduated from The Dalton School, Lafayette College, and earned an M.S. in Real Estate Development from Columbia University.

Transaction Volume

$30 Billion

 

Meet the Team

Woody Heller
Vice Chairman, Director, Co-Head Capital Markets

 

David Heller
Managing Director, Capital Markets Group

 

Michael Rotchford
Vice Chairman, Co-Head Capital Markets

 

Robert Elms
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group

 

David Krantz
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group

 

Mark Todrys
Director, Capital Markets Group

 

Louis Wolfowitz
Senior Managing Director, Capital Markets Group

 

Emilee Brown
Analyst, Capital Markets Group

 

Sarah Icke
Associate, Capital Markets Group

 

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