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Michael Cohen

President Tri-State region

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Professional Summary

Mr. Cohen is President of Colliers' Tri-State Region. When the firm operated as GVA Williams  Real Estate, Mr. Cohen was the third generation of his family to head the firm, which was founded in 1926. 

An expert Real Estate Advisor, Mr. Cohen represents a wide range of clients including: Wells Fargo Advisors, American Lawyer Media, Signature Bank and Marks Paneth/CBIZ. He also has extensive experience representing tenants in the legal idustry, including such firms as Moses & Singer, Holland & Knight, Thompson Hine and Smith Gambrell.

Mr. Cohen is also an asset manager of several New York City office buildings including 57 West 57th Street and 28 & 40 West 23rd Street. In this capacity, his responsibilities include overseeing leasing, management and repositioning of the properties. 

Mr. Cohen has been ranked as one of New York City's Top 20 Brokers by Real Deal. He has also been ranked as one of Commercial Observer's Power 100 Nationwide. 



Mr. Cohen serves as Chairman of the Board of the business improvement district known as the Flatiron Nomad Partnership. He serves on the Boards of:  The Roundabout Theatre Company; The Jewish National Fund of Greater NY and YPO Gold Big Apple. He is also a past Chairman of the Board of Housing & Services, Inc., and past  President of Young Presidents' Organization of New York Metro Chapter. Mr. Cohen is also a Tony Award winning producer of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder". He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. 



Renewed and expanded Signature Bank for 280,000 square feet at 1400 Broadway.  Renewed Moses & Singer for 75,000 square feet at 405 Lexington Avenue.  Relocated Russell Reynolds Associates into 80,000 square feet at 277 Park Avenue and 450 Lexington Avenue.



University of Pennsylvania - BA



Asset Management

Service Lines

Corporate Capital Solutions, Tenant Representation, Landlord Representation

Property Type



Tenant Advisory Council

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