Amanda Bokman

Amanda Bokman

Managing Director, Brokerage

Current Responsibilities:
Amanda Bokman is a managing director in the Brokerage division of JLL’s New York Midtown office. She focuses on complex acquisition and disposition assignments on both office and industrial transactions. While her assignments have been with clients in multiple industries, she specializes in representing tenants in the retail and apparel sector, as well as financial services and telecom segments. Recent client assignments have included office and warehouse engagements for Nine West Holdings (fka The Jones Group), Telx, Touro College, and Cerberus Capital, in addition to a host of other retail, publishing, and pharmaceutical clients.

Ms. Bokman’s more than 30-year career includes over 15 years in commercial real estate, during which time she has completed approximately 10 million s.f. of transactions. She joined JLL in 2014, following eight years at CBRE. Before joining CBRE, Ms. Bokman spent 14 years in the position of CFO at various wholesale and retail apparel companies, including J. Crew, Jones Apparel Group-Moderate Division and McNaughton Apparel Group. In each of those roles, she was instrumental in leading those firms through significant periods of growth, as well as having the responsibility for real estate, which had to adequately support each company’s strategic plans. She completed numerous transactions throughout her CFO career including the acquisition and disposition of multiple office and retail locations, as well as the relocation and expansion of distribution facilities.

Prior to joining McNaughton Apparel Group, Ms. Bokman was an associate partner in the Acquisitions group at Tishman Speyer Properties, a commercial property owner and developer. Ms. Bokman started her career at Arthur Andersen & Co. and is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.

Representative Assignments Include:

Tenant Representation - Acquisition:
• The Jones Group (1411 Broadway, NY) 385,000-s.f. lease expansion/ renewal
• Nine West (West Deptford, NJ) 374,000-s.f. lease 
• Fifth and Pacific Companies (NJ) 300,000-s.f. building sale/lease
• Telx (32 Avenue of the Americas, NY) 133,000- s.f. lease
• Cerberus (875 Third Avenue, NY) 104,000- s.f. lease
• One Jeanswear (1441 Broadway, NY) 104,000- s.f. lease
• Assured Guaranty (1251 Avenue of the Americas, NY) 80,000-s.f. lease
• Alix Partners (40 West 57th Street, NY) 65,000-s.f. lease
• Delta Galil (2 Park Avenue, NY) 46,000- s.f. lease
• Kate Spade (48 West 25th Street, NY) 46,000-s.f. lease
• Aeropostale (100 West 33rd Street, NY) 32,000-s.f. lease
• Narciso Rodriguez (19 Union Square West, NY) 25,000-s.f. lease

Tenant and Landlord Representation – Disposition
• Nine West Holdings – Multiple:
      - 1411 Broadway - 254,000 s,f.- sublease
      - 525 Seventh Avenue – 50,000 s.f. sublease
      - 1441 Broadway – 20,000 s.f. sublease
• Nine West (White Plains, NY) 234,000-s.f. lease assignment 
• Getty Images (One Hudson Square, NY) 150,000-s.f sublease
• Amaranth (Greenwich, CT) 123,000-s.f. lease assignment
• Misys (1180 Avenue of the Americas, NY) 33,000-s.f. sublease
• ABM Industries – Multiple:
      - 321 West 44th Street – 36,000 s.f. sublease
      - 551 Fifth Avenue – 24,000 s.f. sublease
• 141 West 36th Street, NY  150,000-s.f. agency (Brause Realty)
• 229 West 36th Street, NY 150,000-s.f. agency (NY REIT)
• 306 East 61st Street, NY 81,000-s.f. agency (NY REIT)
• 1407 Broadway, NY-1.1 million-s.f. agency (Lightstone Group)

Education and Affiliations:
Ms. Bokman is a graduate of New York University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in accounting. She graduated Valedictorian of her class with summa cum laude honors. Ms. Bokman is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York and a Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York.