Mitchell Steir


Professional Expertise

Mitchell joined Savills in 1988 and has served as Chairman and CEO of the company since 2003. He has over 30 years of experience advising office tenants on complex commercial real estate transactions.

Mitchell’s areas of expertise in commercial real estate advisory include early lease restructurings and renewals, relocations, the acquisition and disposition of facilities and strategic portfolio planning. His extensive experience representing Fortune 500 companies, major law firms, financial institutions and not-for-profits has placed him at the forefront of tenant advisory nationwide.

Awards, Achievements and Activities

In 1984, Mitchell was honored by the Real Estate Board of New York with the industry’s coveted “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year” award for his creation of Manhattan’s “Footwear Center” at 1414 Avenue of the Americas. Since 1989, Mitchell has ranked as the Savills US’ top producing broker nationwide. Mitchell serves on the boards of the following organizations: The Museum of the City of New York, Mount Sinai Surgery Advisory Board; The Film Society of Lincoln Center, The Realty Foundation of New York, The Avenue of Americas Association, and The Citizens Budget Commission. He currently serves as class secretary of his alma mater, Milton Academy, in Milton, Massachusetts.

Direct Number

+1 212 326 1096



New York

Office Number

+1 212 326 1000


  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts, Economics 

  • Milton Academy 


  • Time Inc. 
  • Kirkland & Ellis 
  • Time Warner 
  • Ralph Lauren 


  • Technology, Advertising, Media & Information (TAMI) 
  • Legal 
  • Retail 
  • Financial Services 

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