Who We Are
Brett Herschenfeld is a Managing Director at SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) and is the head of the company’s retail leasing and investments. Mr. Herschenfeld joined SL Green in June 2004 as an analyst in the Investments Group, and has since been promoted five times to his current role, directly managing the growth of SL Green’s highly successful retail platform, today consisting of 2.1 million square feet and over $280 million in revenues. Over his career at SL Green, Brett has closed over $5.5 billion of New York City real estate investments. Additionally, Brett has successfully negotiated leases with such tenants as Nordstrom, Giorgio Armani, Swatch, Adidas, Burberry, Diesel, Lowes, Fendi, Philipp Plein, Skechers, and Equinox, among others. Mr. Herschenfeld received a B.S. degree in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Harrison Sitomer is a Vice President at SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) and is responsible for underwriting and evaluating investment opportunities as well as negotiating and executing direct real estate and structured finance transactions. Mr. Sitomer is also responsible for retail asset management at the company with a focus on leasing and redevelopment projects. Mr. Sitomer has completed over $3 billion of New York real estate investments and has successfully completed leases with such tenants as Nordstrom, Giorgio Armani, Nike, Swatch, Adidas, Burberry, Diesel, Lowes, Fendi, Skechers, Viacom and Equinox. Mr. Sitomer received his B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania.
Michael Alicastro is an Analyst at SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) focusing on underwriting and evaluating investment opportunities as well as retail leasing and asset management. Prior to joining SL Green in May 2017, Mike specialized in real estate valuation and transaction due diligence within PwC’s Real Estate Advisory Services practice. Mike received a B.B.A degree in Accounting from the Sellinger School of Business at Loyola University Maryland and a Certificate in Real Estate Finance and Investment from NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.
Sonya Ruddy is a Retail Leasing Associate at SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG). Prior to joining SL Green in 2019, Sonya was at the real estate advisory firm, Robin Zendell & Associates, where she specialized in tenant representation working on client accounts such as LVMH, Kering, The Webster and A.P.C. Sonya received her MS in Real Estate Development from NYU’s Schack Institute and B.A degree with honors in Economics from Queen’s University in Canada.
Samantha Rachesky is an Analyst at SL Green Realty Corp. (NYSE: SLG) and is responsible for underwriting and evaluating investment opportunities across the capital stack. Samantha is also focused on development and repositioning projects. Since joining the team, Samantha has completed close to $1 billion of New York real estate transactions. Prior to joining SL Green in 2017, Samantha was in Starwood Capital Group’s west coast office and responsible for all phases of multifamily and office investments: financing, leasing, asset management, and dispositions. Samantha received her B.A. with honors from Harvard.