James L. Paterno
SREA was founded by James L. Paterno in January of 2005. Prior to establishing SREA, Mr. Paterno was a partner at The Rubenstein Company where he served as President of The Rubenstein Brokerage Group and oversaw leasing and management the company’s 6.5 million square foot, class “A,” office building portfolio.
Before his tenure with The Rubenstein Company, Mr. Paterno served as Managing Director and Regional Leasing Manager at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), a multi-national real estate investment and consulting company. While at JLL, Mr. Paterno was responsible for overseeing the company’s growth in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland and Southern New Jersey. He also supervised leasing, property management and asset management of the region’s 14 million square foot portfolio for a vast array of national and international clients, such as TIAA-CREF, the University of Pennsylvania, General Electric, Royal Bank of Scotland and RREEF.
Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Paterno was a partner at The Rubin Organization and served as Senior Vice President of PREIT-Rubin, the leasing and management affiliate of The Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and The Rubin Organization. There he was responsible for the leasing, property management and asset management of nearly 4 million square feet of office space, 600,000 square feet of industrial properties positioned throughout 4 states and coordinated all advisory and tenant representation services for the firm’s corporate clients.