Jeffrey Rosenblatt, award-winning real estate professional with over 30 years of experience is Senior Vice President of Lincoln Property Company. Over the course of his career, Jeff has closed more than 30 million square feet of transactions, representing a diverse portfolio of corporate, institutional and entrepreneurial clients throughout NYC.
Jeff specializes in a broad range of real estate transactions, including lease and sublease negotiations, renewals and restructuring. Most recently, during the pandemic, he represented the buyer, a home-furnishings company, in a 55,000-square-foot condominium purchase of four floors at 20 West 33rd Street; secured a 34,000-square-foot lease for American Musical & Dramatic Academy (AMDA) at 244-250 West 54th Street; and arranged the 31,000-square-foot long term lease for DRA Advisors headquarters at 575 Fifth Avenue. Jeff also recently subleased 53,000-square-feet at 200 Madison Avenue on behalf of Rose Associates, Inc. to two separate but notable firms, Havas Health, Inc. & McCubbin Hosiery LLC, d/b/a Leg Apparel; secured a long term lease for South Korean beauty and cosmetics conglomerate, AmorePacific for 25,000-square feet at 1407 Broadway; and 51,000-square-feet for the Open Jar Institute, a premier Broadway training program at 1601 Broadway. Additional recent successful transactions include securing long term leases for over 75,000-square-feet for Vince Camuto Shoes at 1407 Broadway and 1370 Avenue of the Americas, 13,000-square-feet for Schreck Rose Dapello Adams at 888 Seventh Avenue, as well as a long term extension for National Artists Management Company at 1560 Broadway. Previously he negotiated leases for 33,000-square-feet for the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles at 21 Penn Plaza and 145 West 30th Street, 32,000-square-feet for RWS and Associates Entertainment in Long Island City, 13,742-square-feet for the Big East athletic conference at 655 Third Avenue as well as a 45,000-square-foot renewal and expansion for MG Engineering and 70,000-square-foot lease for the CUNY School for Professional Studies, both at 116 West 32nd Street.
In addition, he closed a 160,000-square-foot renewal for IBM in its 590 Madison Avenue headquarters, resulting in over $50 million in savings for client; a renewal valued at $20 million for CEMEX, for its U.S. headquarters at 590 Madison Avenue; and a 15-year lease renewal on behalf of Rose Associates Inc. for 47,000 square feet at 200 Madison Avenue. Other notable tenants he has negotiated space for include St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital; NY Eye & Ear Infirmary; Beth Israel Medical Center; Susan Komen Foundation; CAMI; and the Museum of Natural History.
Jeff is an accomplished owner’s representative as well and has leased approximately 2 million square feet of space on behalf of notable owners, with disposition experience in both direct and sublease space. As landlord’s agent he has closed several transactions that include: 1 million square feet of leases at 1251 Avenue of the Americas for Mitsui Fudosan (NY) Inc.; leases for Talbot’s and the National Basketball Players Association, among others, at 1700 Broadway for Lawrence Ruben Company, Inc.; 90,000 combined square feet of subleases for IBM at 11 Madison Avenue and 404 Fifth Avenue; and more than 700,000 square feet of leases at 655 and 675 Third Avenue for The Durst Organization. As owner’s representative, Mr. Rosenblatt’s transactions include the realignment of an existing property at 57th Street and Broadway as a development site on behalf of Extell Development; 100,000 SF of leases to Fordham University, Columbia University and Millennium Partners, among others, at 5 Columbus Circle, bringing the building to 100% occupancy; a 66,000 SF lease to Crain’s Communications at 711 Third Avenue for SL Green; several transactions on behalf of Pan Am Equities at 116 West 32nd Street and 18 East 50th Street; and leases on behalf of Newmark Holdings at 60 Madison Avenue and 330 Seventh Avenue.
Jeff has held senior positions at other major brokerages throughout his career, including Newmark Knight Frank, and Cushman & Wakefield and has been consistently recognized as a top producer in the industry. Jeff is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York, and is a two-time recipient of the “Most Ingenious Deal of the Year” award. He won most recently in 2019 for his role in creating Open Jar Studios, which will serve as the largest Broadway rehearsal space in Manhattan; and previously, the Fashion Footwear Center at 1414 Avenue of the Americas.