Helmsley Spear LLC has named Richard Rosenthal executive managing director, focusing primarily on strategic real estate planning and implementation, transaction structuring, tenant and landlord representation, lease negotiation and property sales.
“We are thrilled to have a two-time recipient of the Real Estate Board of New York’s coveted ‘Most Ingenious Deal of the Year’ award joining our firm,” said Kent M. Swig, president of Helmsley Spear. “Our clients will greatly benefit from the strategic approach Richard Rosenthal is well-known for in client representation.”
Prior to joining Helmsley Spear, Rosenthal served as the executive managing director and principal for the office brokerage division of Lee & Associates NYC. His clients have included National General Corp., SIAC, Williams College, News America Publishing, HarperCollins Publishers, The Kaplan Thaler Group, Polo/ Ralph Lauren, Mount Sinai and MicroTek. He has also represented prominent properties including 460 Park Avenue, 555 Madison Avenue, 750 Seventh Avenue, 666 Fifth Avenue and 1500 Broadway.
Rosenthal began his career as a real estate broker at Wm. A. White & Sons, which evolved into Grubb & Ellis. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Hobart College as well as a Juris Doctorate from New York Law School.