Savills has added Mitti Liebersohn and Arthur J. Mirante, II as chairman, New York brokerage and vice chairman, North America, respectively. Liebersohn and Mirante, both of whom will be based out of Savills New York office and North American headquarters in New York City, are joining from Avison Young.
“Knowing both as well as I do, I am confident that their personal and professional values will align perfectly with our culture,” said David Goldstein, vice chairman, president of the New York tri-state region.
Liebersohn, who joined Mirante at Avison Young in 2012, served as president and managing director of its New York City office. Under his leadership, the office more than doubled in size. He has also served as a vice chairman at JLL and Cushman & Wakefield.
Mirante, previously Avison Young’s principal and chairman of the tri-state region, also served as Cushman & Wakefield’s CEO for nearly 20 years
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Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).