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Joseph Grotto

Cushman & Wakefield

Executive Director

Job Functions: Executive

Bio

Profile

 

Joseph Grotto, Jr. has been active in the New York City metropolitan area as a commercial leasing broker and consultant for the past 30 years. A co-founder of J. Grotto & Associates, Mr.

 

Grotto merged his company into Cushman & Wakefield. Mr. Grotto's accomplishments encompass in excess of 4.8 million square feet of leasing and sales transactions, in addition to numerous consulting assignments.

 

Education

 

Bachelor's degree, Denison University

 

Professional Affiliations

 

Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York and Connecticut

 

Board of Governors, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)

 

Robert T. Lawrence Memorial Award awarded by The Sales Brokers Committee of the Real Estate Board of New York for most ingenious sales deal in New York City, 1994

 

Assistant Treasurer, Realty Foundation of New York, 2005–present

 

Young Real Estate Man of the Year Award, 2009

 

Board of Governors, Vice Chairman, Chairman 2001 (400-plus members), Young Men's/Women's R.E. Association

 

Assignments

 

Notable Transactions

 

American Royal Reinsurance Co. – 42,000 SF lease

 

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY – assemblage of entire block front on the Upper East Side, in addition to various leases

 

Sunkyong America Inc., 110 East 55th Street, New York, NY – 70,000 SF building purchase

 

Estates of Irwin and Adolph Schnurmacher, 425 East 61st Street, New York, NY – 175,000 SF building sale

 

HIP of Greater New York – 213,000 SF corporate headquarters lease

 

The Spence School – 30,000 SF acquisition of the former Smither's Institute Building

 

IBM, East Fishkill, NY – 600,000 SF building sale

 

Fidelis Care of NY, Queens, NY – 94,000 SF headquarters lease; Buffalo, NY - 171,000 SF lease

 

Crozier Fine Arts, Inc., Newark, NJ – 230,000 SF building sale

 

GiftCertificates.com, Carlstadt, NJ – 100,000 SF lease

 

Pfizer – Numerous transactions worldwide

 

Marymount Manhattan College – 120,000 SF residential condo

 

Princeton Club of New York – sale of air rights

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Ground Lease, Acquisition, Development, Partner Buyout, Pre-Development, Recapitalization, Refinance, Rehabilitation
Property Type