Jedd Nero is an Executive Managing Director and Principal in the New York office of Lee & Associates.
Mr. Nero joined Lee & Associates in August 2019. He comes to the firm from Avison Young, where he led their retail services group since its creation five years ago.
For over 30 years, Mr. Nero has worked to complete retail transactions on behalf of both tenants and landlords. In 2016, he represented Hershey’s in locating and signing a long-term lease for their 7,000 SF New York flagship location in the heart of Times Square. Mr. Nero has been especially influential in shaping the retail landscape of Fifth Avenue, where he represented Western Management at 589 Fifth Avenue in the signing of a milestone deal with H&M for 57,000 SF. This complex transaction created the largest H&M store at the time, and provided them with six floors of retail space to serve as their US flagship store. Mr. Nero has also placed tenants Hugo Boss, Morellato and Sector, Lenscrafters, Kenneth Cole, and Best Buy on Fifth Avenue.
In addition to tenant representation, Mr. Nero has served as a leasing agent for numerous prominent property owners. He has worked with The Moinian Group, Muss Development, Western Management, Douglaston Development, Gallery Partners, Mitsui Fudosan, Northwood Investors, Starwood, Silverstein Properties, JP Morgan Chase, IGI, and Cohen Brothers Realty Corporation.
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