Steven Rotter

Steven Rotter

Vice Chairman, Brokerage

Current responsibilities

Steven Rotter is a Vice Chairman in the Corporate Advisory Services group of Jones Lang LaSalle and co-leads the technology/media team based in New York. In the past few years, he has been involved with some of New York's largest and most complex transactions including AXA Equitable's 800,000 SF lease restructure at 1290 Avenue of the Americas and KKR, Och-Ziff and Apollo’s lease renewals at 9 West 57th Street. Additionally, Steven is the key representative for several global accounts including KKR, Fiserv, and IAC. Steven manages a large number of the firm’s tech and creative clients such as: Netflix, Lyft, Tinder and Verizon.


Prior to joining Jones Lang LaSalle, Steven spent four years working on the corporate services team at Newmark Knight Frank. Before joining Newmark, Mr. Rotter worked for Golden Gate Financial Group, a San Francisco Hedge Fund, and owned and managed Homevestors, a residential rehabilitation company in Chicago.

Technology / Media Tenant Representation Deals

  • 70,000 SF relocation in Dallas, TX
  • Tinder: 50,000 SF relocation in Palo Alto, CA
  • NBCUniversal: 180,000 SF relocation in Boston, MA
  • Angie’s List: 60,000 SF HQ relocation in Indianapolis, IN
  • Homeadvisor: 60,000 SF relocation in New York, NY
  • Vox Media: 100,000 SF HQ relocation in New York, NY
  • Plaid: 35,000 SF relocation in New York, NY
  • Square: 350,000 SF relocation to Oakland, CA
  • Lyft: 100,000 SF relocation in New York, NY
  • Netflix: 200,000 SF of new studio space in Brooklyn, NY
  • Fiserv: 300,000 SF relocation in India
  • Other notable technology/media clients include: IAC, Tinder, Netfix, HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List, Lyft and Uber

Financial Services Tenant Representation Deals

  • AXA Financial: 420,000 SF lease restructure at 1290 Avenue of the Americas, NY
  • AXA Financial: 290,000 SF relocation at Newport Tower in Jersey City, NJ
  • KKR: 144,000 SF expansion and renewal at 9 West 57th Street, NY
  • Och Ziff Capital: 100,000 SF renewal at 9 West 57th Street, NY
  • Apollo Management: 100,000 SF renewal at 9 West 57th Street, NY
  • Grosvenor Capital Management: 40,000 SF relocation to 767 Fifth Avenue, NY
  • PRA Health Sciences: 175,000 renewal and expansion in Raleigh, NC
  • Other financial services clients include: Baron Funds, Icahn, QIA, Carlyle, and Welsh Carson

Corporate Accounts

  • IAC,, Verizon, KKR, and Carlyle Group

Education and affiliations

Mr. Rotter holds a bachelors degree in Business Communications from the University of Arizona.

Representative clients

  • Carlyle Group Fiserv
  • NBCU
  • HomeAdvisor Lyft Atlassian Tinder
  • Och-Ziff Angie’s List
  • PRA Health Sciences Verizon
  • Uber Conde Nast