Stephen Palmese

Stephen Palmese

Vice Chairman

Career summary

Stephen Palmese is Vice Chairman at JLL, where he focuses on investment sales in Brooklyn and Queens. He is a 16-year New York real estate veteran and has successfully helped his clients sell over 400 commercial properties for an aggregate value of approximately $3.5 billion.

Prior to his role at JLL, Stephen was Vice Chairman at Cushman & Wakefield where he received numerous awards for production and origination. Earlier, he was Partner at Massey Knakal Realty Services, which was acquired by C&W in 2014. 

As a thought leader in New York City real estate, Stephen is often quoted in publications such as Commercial Observer, Wall Street Journal, The Real Deal, Bisnow and GlobeSt. 

Stephen graduated from Georgetown University where he pursued a double major in international finance and new and small business management. As a compliment to this program, he studied abroad at Oxford University in Oxford, England and Florence, Italy.