The Savills Board of Directors is comprised of industry leaders and veterans who bring a rich and diverse background of experiences and expertise. Savills leadership has transformed the brand by expanding its domestic and international footprints, delivering superior client service while executing complex deals.

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Mitchell Steir
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Mitchell joined Savills Studley in 1988 after beginning his commercial real estate career at Huberth & Peters in New York. In 1984, he was honored with the industry’s coveted “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year” for his creation of Manhattan’s “Footwear Center” at 1414 Avenue of the Americas. Since 1989, Mitchell has ranked as the firm’s top producing broker nationwide. Mitchell is the chairman of Savills Studley’s Board of Directors and its Executive Committee.

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Michael Colacino

Michael Colacino was named president of Savills Studley in 2002. He has served as a consultant, strategic planner and provider of specialized brokerage services. His corporate clients have included Time Warner, for which he served as broker on its acquisition and development of the Columbus Circle site.

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Stan Krawitz
Vice Chairman, Founder & Head of Canada

Stan Krawitz is widely recognized as one of the most innovative and results-driven leaders in Canada’s competitive commercial real estate brokerage business. For over two decades the most recognized organizations have entrusted Mr. Krawitz with their most critical transactions totaling more than 22 million square feet.

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John Pantazis
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer

John was recruited by Savills Studley in 2003 in the role of chief operating officer to complement and enhance the firm's new management structure. His previous experience as president of Urban Data Solutions, a software company that develops 3D computer models for real estate and telecommunications companies and government, allows Savills Studley to capitalize on his extensive technological and marketing expertise.

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Alfonso Petrillo
Executive Vice President, Director, Chief Financial Officer

Since joining Savills Studley in 1998 as corporate controller, Al has made a significant impact on Savills Studley’s business operation and bottom-line earnings by improving systems, streamlining business processes and recruiting talented individuals. His responsibilities encompass all aspects of accounting, budgeting, finance, tax and treasury.


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