Joining Savills in 2006, Stephen Berliner serves as the firm’s executive vice president of the New York tri-state region. In his role, Steve manages and oversees the development of brokers, leads recruiting efforts throughout the tri-state region and maintains P&L responsibility. A trusted advisor throughout the region, Steve has avidly represented tenants in financial, legal and various corporate industries. His local insight, paired with over 35 years of commercial real estate experience, make Steve an integral member of the tenant-focused firm.
Prior to joining the firm, Steve was the executive vice president of the New York office of GVA Williams. While there, he managed the firm’s brokerage practice in New York and Connecticut, as well as provided tenant representation services to his clients. Steve also oversaw Insignia/ESG/CB Richard Ellis’ Downtown Manhattan office for five years prior to GVA Williams. He successfully provided both tenant and landlord brokerage services.
Earlier in his career, Steve served as director of agency services for Grubb & Ellis, where his responsibilities included strategic planning, project management, client liaison/reporting and project evaluation, following six years on the principal side at Brickman Associates and Olmstead Properties. Initially, Steve began his career at Helmsley-Spear as a broker and eventually became the head of the firm’s Long Island office.
Awards, Achievements and Activities
Outside of his duties as a professional, Steve is a board member of the Landmark Preservation Foundation and a committee member of the City Parks Foundation. He is also a member of the executive and endowment committees of Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel. In 2018, Steve was honored by Maccabi/USA as a ‘Legend of the Maccabiah’. In 2003, Steve was the co-honoree, along with former Wimbledon Champion Virginia Wade, at the annual dinner for the City Parks Foundation. Also in 2003, Steve was presented with a Special Services Award by the NY Blood Center.
The University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School of Business, Bachelor of Science, Economics
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