Joel Herskowitz is Chief Operating Officer of Lee & Associates NYC (Lee NYC). Mr. Herskowitz is an investor in Lee NYC and was instrumental in its organization and the recruitment of its commercial real estate professionals. Prior to joining Lee NYC, Mr. Herskowitz served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Grubb & Ellis New York, Inc. (Grubb & Ellis), an international publicly-traded commercial real estate firm. While at Grubb & Ellis, he was recognized as one of the three Grubb & Ellis national executives for his outstanding achievements for EBIT, recruiting, retention, and return on revenues. Mr. Herskowitz came to Grubb & Ellis in 2001 from Newmark Grubb Knight Frank (formerly Newmark & Company), where he was Executive Managing Director in charge of its brokerage divisions nationwide. Over the course of his 29-year real estate career, Mr. Herskowitz has developed and led numerous high-yield sales teams. He also has been personally involved in brokerage transactions with an aggregate value of over $1 billion. Before entering the commercial real estate sector, Mr. Herskowitz began his career on Wall Street, where he last served as a vice president and stockbroker at Bear Stearns. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) and is a past member of its Board of Governors and its Commercial Board of Directors. Mr. Herskowitz is a recipient of the prestigious New York, New York Lewis Rudin Award for outstanding career performance in the commercial real estate industry. He is licensed to practice real estate brokerage in New York. Mr. Herskowitz lives on the North Shore of Long Island with his wife their two sons.
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