Jon Epstein specializes in the sale and disposition of investment properties. He is a veteran real estate professional with more than 25 years of management experience in acquisition, development and asset management, playing advisory roles in structuring acquisitions and dispositions of various real estate transactions. His background in property and construction management, as well as mortgage and project financing, enables him to provide complex financial analysis and technical support to disposition transactions. Assignments with which he has been involved cover a diverse range of property types, including those suitable for value-added opportunities such as residential conversion and redevelopment. Mr. Epstein also possesses notable experience working with non-profit organizations.
Prior to joining Avison Young, Mr. Epstein was an Executive Vice-President with Grubb & Ellis’ New York Capital Markets Team and a Senior Director at Cushman & Wakefield’s New York Middle Markets Group. His respective teams were cumulatively responsible for completing nearly $4.5 billion in sales over the past several years, with noteworthy transactions including the sales of 555 Avenue of the Americas, 725 West End Avenue, The Plaza Hotel, Lexington Avenue YWCA, 90 West Street, 225 Fifth Avenue and 350 Broadway. During his tenure at Cushman & Wakefield, Mr. Epstein was also the recipient of numerous awards including Top 100 Producers, President’s Million Dollar Producers and the award for highest-producing team in company history.
Affiliations et certifications
- Member, Real Estate Board of New York
- Member, Cornell Real Estate Council
Education and Designations
- Master of Business Administration; Cornell University
- Bachelor of Architecture; Cornell University