Paul Mas

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL)

Managing Director - Licensed Real Estate Broker

Job Functions: Investment Sales & Acquisitions, Tenant Representation


Current responsibilitiesAs Managing Director of Jones Lang LaSalle Americas, Inc., Paul Mas is a senior member of the New York team and interfaces with the firm's major clients. He is responsible for business development and growing the platform to address client needs across a broad range of services including leasing, investment sales and development.


SpecialtiesTenant representation, investment sales, consulting and government services


Years of experience28


ExperiencePaul began his career in the New York City commercial real estate market in 1983 in the Downtown office of CB Commercial, joined Colliers ABR in 1987, becoming a Principal of the firm in 1991. Over his career in commercial real estate, Paul has become known for successfully tackling complicated leasing and investment sales projects involving corporate, institutional and public sector clients.


Key transactions


Tenant Representation


State Street Bank


124,000 s.f. lease in 1290 Avenue of the Americas


150,000 s.f. lease and consolidation in Two World Financial Center


60,000 s.f. lease in 1230 Avenue of the Americas


200,000 s.f. lease in 600 College Road, Princeton, NJ


1.5 m s.f. data center lease in confidential locations




280,000 s.f. lease in 1 North Wacker Drive, Chicago


60,000 s.f. build to suit LEED Gold data center


Beijing Vantone (China Center)


200,000 s.f. lease in One World Trade Center


Hunts Point Produce Market


700,000 s.f. in Hunts Point Food Distribution Center, Bronx


MF Global


75,000 s.f. lease in 717 Fifth Avenue


62,000 s.f. lease in 55 East 52nd Street (Park Avenue Plaza


50,000 s.f. in leases in Sydney, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Toronto


AKF Engineers


57,000 s.f lease in One Liberty Plaza


Xinhua News Service


20,000 s.f. lease in 1540 Broadway


Arista Records


55,000 s.f. lease in 888 Seventh Avenue


Parsons Transportation Group


70,000 s.f. lease in 100 Broadway


60,000 s.f. lease in 14 Wall Street


40,000 s.f. lease buyout in 2 Rector Street




80,000 s.f. lease in 75 Ninth Avenue (Chelsea Market)




140-acre license for The Dave Matthews Caravan music festival, Atlantic City, NJ


Investment Sales


407 First Avenue to Magnium Management, 100,000 sf redevelopment site


One Peck Slip to the School Construction Authority, 100,000 s.f. redevelopment site


85 Tenth Avenue (Chelsea Market) to Young Woo & Associates, 600,000 s.f.


99 John Street to David Werner, 400,000 s.f.


Majority interest in a private suburban office REIT to TMW on behalf of USAA, 1 mil s.f.


563 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ to Williams Cos, 5 acres


105 East 17th Street (net-lease) 120,000 s.f., a Related Companies property


Consulting Projects


Beijing Vantone- Feasibility study for China Center New York


Williams Cos- Strategic advisor (and broker) for utility property acquisitions in NYC region


Hunts Point Produce Market- Development feasibility and logistics


Royal Dutch Shell- Strategic advisor and valuation of properties


International Center for the Disabled- Valuation and operational advisory


Boston Properties- Advisory for East River Science Park development bid


Equity Resource Investments LLC- Property valuation


New York Presbyterian Hospital- Predevelopment services for 400,000 s.f. biotech and clinical build-to-suit building


Government Services


State of New Jersey, Casino Reinvestment Development Authority - Atlantic City Tourism District Master Plan


Metropolitan Transportation Authority- marketing and sale of the West Side Yard, a 26-acre 13 mil s.f. mixed-use development site


State of New York, Roosevelt Island Operating Corp


Southtown/Riverwalk- renegotiation of Master Development Agreement and Ground Leases for 5 building 1.1 mil s.f. mixed-income, master-planned residential development


Eastwood/Roosevelt Landing- renegotiation and extension of 63 year ground lease for a 950,000 s.f./1,000 unit privatized Mitchell Lama apartment building


Rivercross- extension of 60 year ground lease for a 400,000 s.f./377-unit Mitchell Lama limited equity coop


Retail Space- privatization of 100,000 s.f. of distressed retail space in 6 buildings along Roosevelt Island's main thoroughfare


Master Marketing Plan- portfolio review and disposition strategy


EducationPaul received a BA in economics from Rutgers College


AffiliationsPaul is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and the Urban Land Institute

Areas of Interest

Risk Profile
Deal Type
Acquisition, Development, Ground Lease, Pre-Development, Rehabilitation
Property Type