Jim Sansivero, Managing Director of the Retail Division, has more than 20 years experience in commercial real estate, representing Fortune 500 clients as well as regional and local retailers. Jim provides site selection expertise for expansions, market penetrations, and new concept roll-outs. In addition to tenant representation, Sansivero represents landlords and buyers, providing strategic insight for acquisitions and dispositions of properties throughout Long Island. Throughout his career, Jim has completed more than 2 million square feet of transactions with an aggregate value in excess of $150 Million.
Sansivero’s extensive local knowledge has been instrumental in the completion of numerous noteworthy transactions with well-respected tenants such as Lord & Taylor, Ford Motor, Verizon Wireless, Fidelity Investments, Wells Fargo Financial, Applebee’s International, Ethan Allen, Bethpage Federal Credit Union, Calico Corners and CVS.
Additionally, Jim has completed disposition assignments on behalf of Cornerstone Real Estate (205,000 square foot shopping center), Chase (disposition of multiple branches) and Guardian Savings and Loan Association (acquisition, leasing and disposition of strip centers).
A lifelong resident of Long Island and a veteran in the commercial real estate industry, Jim began his career in 1984 with CB Richard Ellis and was awarded one of the top three producers in the Long Island office. He has been a long-standing member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, and earned a degree in Liberal Arts from SUNY Farmingdale.