SquareFoot Real Estate Experts

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  • Michael Colacino

    Michael Colacino was named president of Savills Studley in 2002 and served in that role until December of 2018. Prior to that, he served as a consultant, strategic planner and provider of specialized brokerage services. Currently, Michael serves as the CEO of SquareFoot.

    His corporate clients included Time Warner, for which he served as broker on its acquisition and development of the Columbus Circle site and on Time Warner’s relocation to Hudson Yards.

    For the first ten years of his real estate career, Michael was a programmer and systems architect for real estate and facility management software, and he provided systems consulting services for Merril Lynch, Citibank, Tishman Speyer and Metropolitan Life.

    Michael has served on the Real Estate Board of New York’s (REBNY) Board of Governors and the Advisory Board of the Zell-Lurie Real Estate Center at Wharton. Michael is a board member of the Harvard Alumni Real Estate Association. He has been published in Industrial Engineering, Real Estate Forum and Real Estate Review, in which his article “Monte Carlo Simulation: Stochastic Contracting in Landlord and Tenant Lease Portfolios” appeared. He is a member of the American Real Estate Society, which accepted his paper “Serial Probability Recursion as a Method to Assess Rental Rate Turning Points” for presentation a their 2017 conference. His interests include game theory and behavioral economics, and he authored a (sadly-unpublished) paper on both titled “Final Offer Arbitration, Game Theory, and Real Estate.”

    Michael graduated cum laude from Harvard College, class of 1979. He has been on the faculty of New York University, from which he has a M.S. in Real Estate and from which he graduated first in a class of 180. In 2008, he received the NYU Real Estate Institute’s Distinguished Alumni Award. He has also studied operations research and statistics at the graduate level at NYU’s Stern School.

  • Jonathan Wasserstrum

    Jonathan Wasserstrum began his career in commercial real estate as part of the International Capital Group at industry leader Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), where he advised foreign and domestic clients on more than $3 billion worth of transactions globally. In 2011, he founded SquareFoot and currently serves as the company’s Chairman of the Board.

    He attended Columbia Business School, where he earned his degree in May 2012. He also has a BA in Economics from Emory University.

  • Jonathan Tootell, SquareFoot Broker

    Jonathan Tootell

    SquareFoot NY Market Lead Jonathan Tootell started his career in commercial real estate as an analyst at Cushman & Wakefield. He worked his way up to becoming a successful broker at C&W, Newmark Knight Frank and Transwestern where he focused on agency leasing and has a client roster including family owned buildings to the largest REIT’s in the country. He graduated from the University of South Carolina (Columbia) where he was a member of the Men’s Varsity Soccer Team.

  • Paul Revson, SquareFoot broker

    Paul Revson

    Paul joined SquareFoot in 2020, bringing more than 30 years of real estate experience with him. Prior to joining SquareFoot, Paul served as Executive Managing Director at Savills-Studley and as Principal at The Staubach Company. Some of Paul’s most notable clients include J. Crew, Amerigroup Insurance, and Credit Agricole. He has worked with all industries but specializes in working with financial services firms, law firms, and tech companies.

    Paul received his Bachelors in Economics from Duke University. He is a lifelong Manhattanite and is committed to giving back to the community in which he lives and works.

  • David Kimball, SquareFoot broker

    David Kimball

    David joined SquareFoot’s Los Angeles office in 2021 as an Executive Managing Director. He brings 24 years of experience in commercial real estate to SquareFoot, with the bulk of his career spent in leadership positions at CRE giant Savills Studley.

    David is an expert at creating long-term real estate cost savings, negotiating, tenant contract flexibility, and managing the intricate details required of any lease transaction. Among the skills that David brings to his clients are strategic real estate planning, leveraged lease contract negotiations, disposition and exit strategies, lease administration services, operating expense recovery, industry benchmarking, technology acumen, and portfolio and process management.

    Since starting his commercial real estate career in 1997, David has negotiated more than 12 million square feet of office space and closed on transactions with a value in excess of $1.5 billion.

    David grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan and moved to Los Angeles to attend CSU Northridge, where he received a Bachelors in Engineering. When not in the office, David enjoys skiing, mountain biking, and traveling.

  • Steve Walbridge, SquareFoot broker

    Steve Walbridge

    Steve serves as an Executive Vice President for SquareFoot. He advises SquareFoot with respect to our broker automation initiative as Product Lead. He brings with him more than 40 years of experience in commercial real estate.

    Steve’s extensive market insight, strategic advising expertise, and full-service approach make him an invaluable partner in client transactions. His vast portfolio of clients includes Apple, Wells Fargo, AOL, GOOP, GOAT, Lulus, Fox, California Resources Corp, Sierra Club, Sony, Dine Equity (IHOP, Applebee’s), Sheppard Mullin, and Nordstrom (HauteLook).

    Steve began his career at CRE giant Savills (formerly Studley), spending 20 years there before going to work at Lincoln Property Company. At LPC, Steve was responsible for investment, development, and management operations for the Southern California region. He then went to Cushman Wakefield, where he ran a global tenant representation and portfolio management team of five out of L.A. In 2011, Steve rejoined Savills, serving as co-regional manager of Southern California; he was also on the organization’s Board of Directors.

    Fondly known amongst his colleagues as Wally, Steve was born on the East Coast and moved to Los Angeles in his youth. He obtained a Bachelor’s in Communications from UCLA. Outside of tenant representation, Steve has experience in retail and multi-family development.

  • Patrick Braswell, SquareFoot broker

    Patrick Braswell

    After working in commercial real estate for 15+ years (and starting and selling 2 CRE companies), Patrick joined SquareFoot in 2021 as the Head of the Southeast. His primary focus is representing companies in their search for the ideal office. As a result of Patrick’s experience running his own businesses and making strategic real estate decisions, he brings a unique perspective to evaluating how a company’s business strategy aligns with its office space.

    Patrick received a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Clemson University (Go Tigers!). He has a beautiful wife, 3 children, and a puppy named Rocky. Patrick splits his time between the Nashville and Atlanta office. When he’s not finding awesome office space for his clients, Patrick is coaching his kids, reading books, playing pickleball with his wife, and playing golf.

  • Ben Fastenberg, SquareFoot Broker

    Ben Fastenberg

    After 15+ collective years at CBRE and MHP, Ben Fastenberg joined SquareFoot in 2020, continuing his career as a Tenant Representative.

    Ben assists technology & creative companies, ranging from seed-funded to public, in navigating the Manhattan office market. Select clients include AccuWeather, Greenhouse Software, Group Nine Media, and Square.

    Ben resides in Westchester with his wife, two daughters, and their dog Winnie. His interests include reading, listening to podcasts, watching sports documentaries, remaining active, and investing. He graduated from the University of Delaware and is actively involved in Cycle for Survival to fund cancer research.

  • Corey Horowitz, SquareFoot broker

    Corey Horowitz

    Corey joined SquareFoot’s NYC team in 2021, bringing with him more than 15 years of commercial real estate experience. He came from Lee & Associates, where he served as an Executive Managing Director for 5 years. Prior to that, he was a Director of Global Brokerage at Cushman & Wakefield. Corey began his career at Newmark Knight Frank, where he spent 7 years as an Associate Director, specializing in tenant representation. At Newmark, he received the company’s “Highest Producer with Under 5 Years of Experience” award.

    An accomplished CRE professional, Corey specializes in helping companies develop and execute real estate strategies tailored to their unique business needs. He has executed more than 2 million square feet of commercial transactions across NYC. Notable clients of Corey’s include Dentsu Holdings, the Consulate General of Brazil, and Starwood Hotels & Resorts.

    Corey graduated from Florida Atlantic University. In addition to being a skilled tenant rep broker, he is also a professional pianist. He enjoys boating, skiing, and golf.