Oliver Petrovic joined Savills in 2012. As managing director, Oliver oversees every aspect of the commercial real estate transaction from site selection and market analysis to lease negotiation and project management. In addition, Oliver consults on space utilization, as well as overall strategic planning for the workplace. Based out of the firm’s office in Midtown Manhattan, Oliver and teammates Zev Holzman and Brian Scharfman work relentlessly to optimize clients’ bottom lines in regards to their real estate decisions. As a team, Oliver, Zev and Brian also advise companies in high-growth industry sectors during the early stage cycle of their business to help guide companies through key real estate milestones.
Oliver has developed his craft through establishing long-term relationships and providing first-class attention and service to each assignment. Significant projects have included lease acquisitions and space dispositions for clients in the legal, financial, media, fashion and not-for-profit industries, as well as strategic consulting and lease restructuring assignments. Oliver’s entire focus is in developing creative solutions for his clients in order to provide superior lease terms and maximize flexibility.
Prior to his career in real estate, Oliver worked for a privately held travel group that catered to the entertainment industry, serving clients such as Sony BMG and Virgin Records.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
Since 2016, Oliver has served on the board of directors for Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN) which is a volunteer-led nonprofit helping kids with disabilities revel in the joys of physical activity.
After entering the commercial real estate industry, Oliver has often been recognized for his exceptional work. In 2017, SUNY New Paltz awarded Oliver their inaugural ’40 Under 40’ award.
SUNY New Paltz, Bachelor of Science, Biology
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