Jarod Stern, Senior Managing Director at Savills, has recently been approved to join the Mental Health News Education (MHNE) Board of Directors. Debra Pantin, CEO of Outreach and MHNE Board Chair stated, “Jarod has a wealth of experience serving the nonprofit sector and his many ideas will certainly help us in guiding the future of MHNE.” David Minot, Executive Director of MHNE stated, “We are extremely excited to have Jarod join our Board. He brings with him a unique perspective as a member of the corporate community that will be an asset for MHNE in the coming years as we look to diversify our Board which is primarily made up of leaders from the mental health and substance use disorder communities.”
Jarod Stern joined Savills (then Studley) in 2006 after practicing law for six years. He has structured lease transactions for prestigious clients in the legal, fashion, education, financial and non-profit sectors. A member of Savills’ National Law Firm and Tech Practice Groups, Jarod develops and implements customized and innovative real estate solutions for his clients that drive strategic growth and maximize business potential.
Over the course his career, Jarod has completed transactions totaling more than 5 million square feet on behalf of a diverse client roster. His creativity, client service and attention to detail was recognized in 2021, when he received the Deal of the Year Award from The Real Estate Board of New York for his work representing and “unionizing” 25 gem industry tenants in a group negotiation at 608 Fifth Avenue. Jarod devised a novel rent formula not seen before in Manhattan real estate, which ensured an objective, fair, and ultimately successful process and outcome for all parties.
Prior to joining Savills, Jarod practiced corporate bankruptcy law at two high profile national law firms.
Jarod was awarded the Edward S. Gordon Memorial Award for the Most Ingenious Office Leasing Deal of 2021 – “A Gem of a Formula – Keeping an Industry in Place at 608 Fifth Avenue.”
Jarod’s professional affiliations include The New York State Bar Association, The New Jersey Bar Association, and The Real Estate Board of New York.
Jarod was educated at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he received his BA in Political Science and attended New York Law School where he earned his JD.
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