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Current responsibilities
Michael Berg is a managing director within JLL’s New York office. With extensive experience on consulting assignments and brokerage transactions for both public agencies and large institutions, he provides a full range of advisory services, including financial structuring, analysis and participation in leasing and business term negotiations for tenant representation assignments.

Years of experience
He has 12 years of experience with an emphasis on Tenant Representation, Financial Services, Law Firms, Consulting, and Regional Strategy

Experience 
Michael has provided structuring and financial support for major leasing transactions in the New York Region, including global headquarters assignments for Bank of New York Mellon, Skadden Arps and White & Case. He also supported the development of New York-area real estate strategies for Bank of New York Mellon, Barclays, Deutsche Bank, and State Street Corporation.

For two years, Michael co-led JLL’s New York Financial Analytics and Advisory Services team. Previously, he was a member of the firm’s national Public Institutions consulting practice, where he was an advisor to multiple public clients, including the US Department of Defense, District of Columbia, NYC Economic Development Corporation, Port Authority of NY & NJ and Metropolitan Transit Authority.

He has advised on the structuring of multiple ownership sales as well as the overall global settlement for the redevelopment of the World Trade Center site, one of the most transformative projects in the U.S. Additionally, Michael supported the MTA in developer negotiations associated with the redevelopment of the 26-acre West Side Yards site, the largest development site in Manhattan.

Prior to joining JLL, Michael served as a development associate for the Division of Facilities and Real Estate Services at the University of Pennsylvania, where he supported strategic real estate analysis, acquisition and development activities.

Previously, he worked as a research associate for the Committee for Economic Development, a Washington, D.C.-based policy organization.

Key clients

  • Bank of New York Mellon
  • Barclays
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Discovery Communications
  • Frederic W Cook
  • General Motors
  • New York City Economic Development Corporation
  • New York Magazine
  • Port Authority of NY & NJ
  • Reed Smith
  • Skadden Arps
  • State Street Corporation
  • US Department of Defense
  • Wenner Media
  • White & Case

Education
Michael an M.S. in city planning from the University of Pennsylvania with a focus in real estate development and investment. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Franklin & Marshall College, where he earned a bachelor degree with a double major in economics and government.

Affiliations
MIchael is a licensed real estate broker in the State of New York.