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Sheena Gohil is an experienced broker and currently serving as the Head of Collier’s Tenant Advisory Council, which is made up of the top Tenant Advisors within Colliers.
Ms. Gohil is an experienced broker and provides clients in New York City and internationally with customized solutions for negotiations, portfolio planning, and overall transaction management and execution. She has worked on numerous complex transactions throughout her career for a wide variety of industries including technology, healthcare, education, consulting, government, financial services, and other professional services industries. Examples of transaction advisory services led by Ms. Gohil delivered during past projects included strategic portfolio planning, headquarters relocation analysis, corporate M&A due diligence, integration of an acquired portfolio of sites, lease restructuring, real estate negotiations during bankruptcy / debt re-organization, market analysis and other advisory and transactional services depending on the clients’ need.
Most notably, Ms. Gohil led the completion of a 120,000 SF lease transaction in Midtown Manhattan during COVID. In addition, she worked on the lease restructuring of a 430,000 SF headquarters lease in Downtown Manhattan.
Ms. Gohil was the recipient of the 2019 and 2020 Colliers Everest Club award. In 2020, she was recognized as one of the top ten professionals within Collier’s top 10%.
She is also the recipient of CoreNet Global's New York Chapter's 2021 Service Provider of the Year award.
In addition, Ms. Gohil was named in GlobeSt.com’s 50 under 40 national real estate professionals in 2020, and was also one of the honorees of the Women of Valor award in 2020 and 2021, honoring a distinguished group of women in NYC real estate.
Ms. Gohil graduated from Boston University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with dual concentrations in Accounting and Finance.
Memberships & Involvements
Ms. Gohil is the 2020 Chair and current Advisor to CoreNet Global’s 1,000 member New York City Chapter and has previously held leadership roles within the organization as Chair of the Membership Committee and Chair of the Workshop Committee. She also serves on the Finance Committee of CoreNet Global, and the Learning Board of CoreNet’s Eastern Regional Symposium.
She mentors both new Colliers brokers as a member of the firm’s Board of Advisors for the New York Accelerate Program, and women professionals for the firm’s national Women’s Mentorship Program. In addition, she has served as a mentor to PropTech accelerators, such as with MetaProp and Second Century Ventures.
AREA OF EXPERTISE
Mr. Given joined the firm in 1980 when it operated as Williams Real Estate. With over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry, Mr. Given focuses on institutional tenant representation and serving as exclusive leasing agent for some of Manhattan’s premier Class A office buildings. During his career, Mr. Given has been associated with the leasing and sales of over 20 million square feet of commercial real estate space. His comments and insights have appeared in many real estate publications throughout New York.
Mr. Given represents numerous companies in the acquisition of corporate headquarters.He was the preferred vendor for Thomson Financial and represented it in its New York and Boston relocations of more than 680,000 square feet. Recently, he represented Colgate Palmolive in restructuring and renewing its 537,000-square-foot headquarters lease at 300 Park Avenue in Manhattan. In 2003, Mr. Given received the NAIOP Award for Leasing Deal of the Year. In addition, he received the CoStar Group’s New York City Power Broker Award for the 550,000-square-foot relocation of Health Insurance Plan (HIP) of New York to 55 Water Street.
As the exclusive sales agent for Bertelsmann, he sold its 590,000-square-foot distribution center in Indianapolis and its 330,000 square feet distribution center in Chicago. Mr. Given was the exclusive agent in the disposition of 170,000 square feet for National Broadcasting Company (NBC) at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.
Mr. Given - as leasing and managing agent of the 175,000-square foot Class A, landmarked Argonaut Building, located at 224 West 57th Street - supervised the building repositioning and capital improvements program which culminated in the long-term Master Leasing of the entire building to The George Soros Foundation. He has acted as the exclusive leasing and managing agent for 500 Fifth Avenue and 1700 Broadway. Additionally, Mr. Given was the leasing and managing agent for Equitable Real Estate Investment Management, Inc. at 645 Madison Avenue. In 1998, he leased 2 Broadway to the MTA. The entire building constitutes 1.6 million square feet. This transaction was known as “the largest lease transaction of the decade”.
Mr. Given is a member of CoreNet. He is also a Board Director of Bryant Park Management Corporation and a Board Director of The Ridgewood YMCA.
Prior to joining Colliers International as an associate broker, Jack interned with CBRE and Vornado Realty Trust in Washington, DC. Under these companies, he assisted senior-level brokers with research, tours, pitches, and business development.
Since joining Colliers International in New York City, Jack has graduated from the company's inaugural Accelerate Program. The program is a selective two-year brokerage development program designed to advance transaction management skills. Since graduating, Jack was hired by one of the top tenant representation teams in the Midtown New York office to focus on Tenant Representation and Advisory services.
Jack has experience representing multiple high-growth technology companies and boutique financial and professional service firms, with over 500,000 SF of tenant rep assignments completed in early career.