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Randy Apfelbaum is a Senior Vice President in the New York City office of JLL. As a team lead, he is responsible for the management of project activities for not-for-profit, educational and cultural institutions.

His current and recent projects include several performing arts projects including the restoration of the historic Landmark Apollo Theater in Harlem, the restoration of the historic Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (new construction) and several major religious institution restorations. Many of these projects will be LEED® Certified upon completion.

Randy joined JLL in 2004.

Randy has more than 25 years of experience in project and development management. His past accomplishments include:

  • The new twin ice rink Lakeside Center recreation facility in landmarked Prospect Park, Brooklyn

  • The complete restoration and renewal of Radio City Music Hall, NY (including restoration of priceless art murals, infrastructure upgrade and the addition of HDTV television production capability 

  • The restoration of the Landmark Beacon Theater on the Upper West Side, NY

  • The phased restoration of the Landmark Apollo Theater in Harlem, NY

  • Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

  • The Methodist Church Home for the Aged 

  • Il Triennale NYC Museum

  • The WCL Academy

  • The Bronx Charter School for Excellence

  • The first North American Bureau for Xinhua (Chinese National News Service), 

  • The Polish Mission to the United Nations

  • The Simons Foundation

  • The restoration and expansion of the First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich

  • Addition to and renovation of the Chapin School opposite Gracie Mansion on New York’s Upper East Side

Prior to joining JLL, Randy served as director of construction for the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx with responsibility for managing the design and construction of over $150 million of projects in the landmarked landscape including the renovation and restoration of the 15 acre Benenson Ornamental Conifer collection; installation of irrigation systems, paving, walkways across the 250 acre site; development and implementation of a contextual visitor center; a restoration of the exterior envelope of the turn-of-the century museum building;  a climate controlled storage facility to house its priceless collection of plant specimens (some dating back to the Lewis and Clark expeditions); a genomics laboratory to study plant DNA and a storage facility, a reading room and display gallery for a major collection of rare books, artifacts and manuscripts.

Randy is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he earned a bachelor of science in civil engineering.

Randy is affiliated with the Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Society of American Value Engineers, and the American Association of Cost Engineers.

He is also an adjunct lecturer on scheduling and project management at New York University’s School of Continuing Education and project scheduling at the City University of New York (CUNY). He is a LEED® accredited professional.