VP Michael Wildes Joins Rockefeller Group from SL Green
Michael Wildes has joined Rockefeller Group as VP, property operations, a new position. Based in the company’s New York office, he joins Rockefeller Group from SL Green Realty Corp., where he spent more than 12 years, most recently as VP, portfolio manager.
At Rockefeller Group, Wildes will oversee all aspects of property and facilities management for the company’s New York office portfolio, which totals approximately 6 million square feet, including 1221 and 1271 Ave. of the Americas.
In this capacity, he and his team will focus on enhancing the experience of the company’s office buildings for all tenants and visitors through portfolio-wide strategic planning and management, facilities management and coordination of capital projects among various teams.
“Michael has extensive experience in commercial real estate with management expertise from the portfolio level down to the detailed day-to-day operations of class-A Manhattan buildings,” said Marisa Gadlin, Rockefeller Group’s SVP, core holdings.
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).