Having been an active investor in New York City office property for several years, Rubenstein Partners is now a tenant as well. The Philadelphia-based investment manager has opened its New York offices at 515 Madison Ave., occupying the tower’s entire 42nd floor.
“Opening our doors at 515 Madison marks the latest step in the firm’s long-term expansion strategy,” said Rubenstein Partners founder David Rubenstein. “Our New York office supports enhanced deal sourcing ability in the New York region by putting boots on the ground in this key target market, and also provides outstanding access to national and global capital markets as we grow our capital formation team.”
Along with the firm’s New York acquisitions team headed by recent hire Robert Andrews, who joined from RXR Realty in September 2017, the 515 Madison offices will house senior staff including David Ballard, Fred Harmeyer, Ferhat Guven, Jeff Fronek and Jeremiah Kane.
Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces.
Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications.
Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).
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