NEW YORK (April 7, 2021) – Workspace innovation firm The Instant Group, which places more than 8,000 companies a year, worldwide, in flexible workspaces, is pleased to announce that Steven Rothman has joined the firm as its Vice President, Financial Services Lead. Rothman, who started this week in Instant’s New York office, comes to the firm with more than 30 years of experience and will work with financial services and insurance firms across the Americas to develop and expand their agile and flexible workspace strategies and programs.
“Steve’s impressive career demonstrates his leadership in corporate real estate management, finance, strategic real estate analysis, and asset management,” said Joe Brady, CEO Americas, The Instant Group. “His proven track record will be an asset to Instant as we guide clients on major shifts in their portfolios as companies get back to office environments, many of which will be different, this year.”
Rothman added, “Even before Covid, Instant knew that the future was flexible working. That future has been fast-tracked, and with a deep background in corporate real estate and financial services, I am excited to join the firm and help shape the future office portfolio and workspace for some of the fortune 500 financial services companies. Instant was the perfect match to do so, and I am excited to join the team.”
Most recently, Rothman spent seven years at Jones Lang LaSalle, where he was senior vice president, national director, working with firms such as HSBC, JP Morgan, Chase, and Willis Towers Watson. For eight years before that, he was at Morgan Stanley, where he was executive director, global corporate real estate. He’s also held positions at Johnson Controls (formerly United Systems Integrators); Prudential Financial; GVA Williams Real Estate Company (now Colliers International); and JP Morgan Chase.
A member of New York Road Runners – Team for Kids – for more than 10 years, Rothman has completed 12 marathons and three triathalons. He has served as a volunteer to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation. He received his MBA, Finance, from Pace University and bachelor’s degree from the College of New Jersey.