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Jason Perla

Head of New York Consulting Group

As head of Newmark Knight Frank's New York consulting group, Jason Perla advises clients on strategic planning and transaction structuring, ensuring that all of their business and financial objectives are considered and properly addressed. His comprehensive understanding of the financing of real estate transactions allows him to develop and implement the most efficient transactions on behalf of his clients. Since 2004, Mr. Perla has completed more than 15 million rentable square feet of transactions. Mr. Perla also represents clients in lease negotiations, particularly on economic issues and business terms.

Mr. Perla joined Newmark Knight Frank in 2018 after 14 years in Savills Studley's New York office, where he most recently served as an executive managing director and partner with the Integrated Consulting Services group. In this role, Mr. Perla focused on strategic planning, tenancy/lease analysis, market trends and lease negotiations. He worked on some of the firm's highest-profile leasing transactions in the country and advised such well-known public and private companies as Allianz, Bonobos, Kirkland & Ellis, New Mountain Capital, Pillsbury, SiriusXM, Tiffany & Co. and Wiley.

Prior to Savills Studley, Mr. Perla worked as an investment banking analyst at Lehman Brothers in the global real estate group. In this position, he analyzed investment opportunities in selected office, residential and retail center projects for the firm's $1.6 billion private equity fund.

Professional Achievements

  • Fifty Under 40, Real Estate Forum, 2017

Professional Affiliations

  • Member, Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
  • Licensed real estate broker, state of New York

Personal Affiliations

  • Host committee, ReMission Foundation

Mr. Perla graduated with honors from the University of Michigan's Stephen M. Ross School of Business with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. He also received a graduate certificate from New York University's Schack School of Real Estate.

Jason Perla
Jason Perla
Head of New York Consulting Group
125 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10017
United States
T  212.850.5419

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Areas of Specialization
  • Strategic Planning
  • Financial Structuring

Years of Experience
18 years