OUR POSITION AS PART OF A LARGER FULL-SERVICE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATION GIVES US INVALUABLE INSIGHT AS WE NAVIGATE ALL ASPECTS OF COMPLEX PROJECTS.

By way of background, SPD is a full-service development management and advisory firm. SPD is an affiliate of Sterling Equities, a 50-year-old real estate owner/manager and developer based in New York. Its ownership group is also a part owner of the New York Mets Baseball Team as well as SportsNet New York, a regional sports network also based in New York. SPD is currently involved in approximately $24 billion (hard cost) worth of development projects across its advisory portfolio. We assist approximately 100 clients throughout the United States as well as Europe and the Caribbean. The scale of our projects range between $10 million and $2 billion in hard construction cost.

JEFF WILPON

With nearly thirty years of experience actively overseeing major construction projects, Jeff Wilpon serves as Partner of Sterling Project Development and Executive Vice President of Sterling Equities. Mr. Wilpon has an extensive history of involvement with leasing management construction operations, as well as supervising sports facility construction. He has also been involved in major school, entertainment and tenant installations, as well as the transactional aspects of such projects. Mr. Wilpon’s most relevant endeavors include the planning, design, and construction of projects such as Citi Field, MLB headquarters and NHL headquarters in New York City, a 45-acre, master-planned development at Titletown in Green Bay, and facilities for the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie, FL, the Dominican Republic, and Kingsport, TN. In addition to SPD, Mr. Wilpon served as Chief Operating Officer of the New York Mets and the Brooklyn Cyclones for over eighteen years. His development responsibilities in Brooklyn included working in partnership with the City of New York to oversee the planning, design, and construction of MCU Park. Mr. Wilpon currently sits on the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) Board of Governors, The Association for a Better New York (ABNY), the Michigan Medicine Advisory Board, the Michigan Sports Business Conference Board (MSBC), and the TitletownTech Board of Advisors. Additionally, he was recently appointed to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s newly formed New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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RICHARD BROWNE

Richard Browne has enjoyed equally successful careers as a builder, commercial building owner and project consultant. Since his real estate and construction career began in 1986, Mr. Browne has been involved in the coordination and supervision of over $5 billion worth of commercial, residential and sports-related projects. From 2005 until its final completion in 2010, Richard (through his previous firm, Rector Management Corp.) served as Owner’s Representative to Queens Ballpark Company, L.L.C., which spearheaded the development and construction of Citi Field. This $800 million ballpark, which was completed on schedule and under budget, is regarded as one of the premier sports and entertainment facilities in the country. Earlier in his career, Mr. Browne was the managing general partner of 40 Rector Street, a 600,000-square-foot commercial office building located in Downtown Manhattan. Major tenants in the building included The City of New York, Xerox, AXA Equitable Life, NYU Medical Center and The American Stock Exchange. Mr. Browne was responsible for all aspects of leasing, management, construction and operation of the property. The building, which had been owned by Mr. Browne and his family since 1969, was sold to an outside investor in January of 2001. He has been a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association, The Long Island Board of Realtors, The Real Estate Board of New York and the Downtown Owners Committee.

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LOCATIONS

Manhattan, NY
4 World Trade Center
150 Greenwich Street, Floor 49
New York, NY 10007
212-485-4311

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SPD'S COMPREHENSIVE KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE ALLOWS US TO TAILOR OUR SERVICES TO MEET OUR CLIENTS’ NEEDS ON A PROJECT-SPECIFIC BASIS.

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