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“I’ve always been drawn to the unique. I’ve tried in my career to consistently create one-of-kind experiences that can only exist in their specific place and context.”
MICHAEL SHVO

SHVO is a real estate development and investment firm built on the vision of founder and CEO, Michael Shvo, to create culture-defining experiences in iconic properties.

Headquartered in New York City with offices in Miami, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago, SHVO owns and operates a national portfolio with more than $8 billion in assets under management with more than 4.5 million square feet across industry sectors, including commercial office and retail, hospitality, and luxury residential assets.

The firm’s selective portfolio of architecturally significant properties, from innovative ground up new developments to revitalized landmarks that define skylines in the world’s leading cities, includes the Transamerica Pyramid in San Francisco, The Raleigh Miami Beach, 333 South Wabash Avenue also known as, “The Big Red,” in Chicago, Mandarin Oriental Residences at 9200 Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills, Mandarin Oriental Residences, Fifth Avenue in New York City and the AMAN New York, hotel and residences at the Crown building.

With a proven track record of acquiring, developing, and managing super-prime assets, SHVO stands for iconic properties in cherished locations, distinctive design aesthetics, and unmatched quality. By emphasizing the unique experience and individual nature of each property, SHVO’s record of increasing demand while achieving exceptional premiums has secured investments from the world’s most selective institutional investors.

Renowned and trusted for its expertise, SHVO is fully integrated with highly diversified industry experience in every aspect of acquisitions, finance, development, design, sales, leasing, property management, hospitality, and sustainability.

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Institutional Investing
Acquisition and Financing
Asset Management
Property Management
Leasing Administration

Concept Development
Planning and Design
Development Management
Construction Oversight
Sales & Marketing
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Guiding Principles

Experience

SHVO’s national team is led by an executive body of industry veterans with a long-proven track record of success. Their combined expertise in development, sales and leasing, finance, asset management, operations, and design support SHVO’s strategy of creating extreme value through unique vision and flawless execution.

Excellence

SHVO’s commitment to excellence is at the core of every aspect of the firm’s investment and development process. Form superior investment strategies to design excellence, from collaborating with the world's top design talent to owning national landmarks, SHVO believes in a no compromise approach.

Execution

SHVO’s flawless execution is the key to creating strong desire and demand for its properties and developments while delivering higher returns to its investors and partners. Flawless execution is at the heart of every SHVO project and has led many of the world’s leading brands to partner with SHVO in their developments.

Entrepreneurship

SHVO’s entrepreneurial spirit is the driving force behind its continual success in reinventing and reimagining real estate. The firm's bespoke approach to asset management and development, where tenant and buyer satisfaction are the firm's top priority, have led SHVO to be recognized as an industry leader.
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Michael Shvo

CHAIRMAN & CEO

Michael Shvo is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of SHVO, a leading real estate owner, investor, and developer of unique and innovative luxury and landmark properties. SHVO currently oversees a portfolio of more than $8 billion, including residential, hospitality, and commercial space. Michael draws from his diverse background in real estate – from brokerage to marketing and sales to development – to guide his firm in creating and reimagining one-of-a-kind properties at some of the most important and sought-after locations in the world. In the world of luxury real estate, Michael Shvo represents a rare combination of business acumen and aesthetic sensibility.

Michael leads the firm’s investment and transaction strategy, capital markets, site selection, design and conceptualization. He anchors a team of some of the world’s most respected investors including pensions funds, insurance companies, financial institutions, and other leading institutional investors, who share SHVO’s vision of creating extreme value by elevating how people live and work.

Michael founded SHVO in 2004 and built a reputation for groundbreaking residential lifestyle concepts inspired by, and frequently in partnership with some of the world’s leading luxury brands. That included collaborations with world-renowned architects, designers, and fashion brands, including Lord Norman Foster, Peter Marino, Renzo Piano, Herzog & de Meuron, Rafael Vinoly, Jean-Michel Gathy & Philippe Starck.

Michael pioneered the marriage of fashion and real estate with Armani Casa at 20 Pine Street, a concept that continues to be emulated throughout the world.

Michael also has great passion for art and is known for creatively marrying the art and real estate worlds. In 2013, SHVO created the renowned public art installation “Sheep Station” in Manhattan, which transformed an empty former gas station in Chelsea into a whimsical scene of grassy hills and epoxy stone and bronze sheep sculptures by François-Xavier Lalanne. In late 2019, SHVO opened Les Lalanne at The Raleigh Hotel Gardens in Miami Beach.

Team

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Kevin Neuner

SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR | CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
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Oktay Cini

SENIOR MANAGING DIRECTOR | CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Arif Shah

MANAGING DIRECTOR | CHIEF OF STAFF
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Nadia Meratla

MANAGING DIRECTOR | HEAD OF DESIGN
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Steve Dellasalla

MANAGING DIRECTOR | HEAD OF CONSTRUCTION

Seren Shvo

MANAGING DIRECTOR | HEAD OF COMMUNICATIONS
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Garland deGraffenried

MANAGING DIRECTOR | DEVELOPMENT

John Gullixson

MANAGING DIRECTOR | DEVELOPMENT
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Eli Harris

DIRECTOR | CORPORATE FINANCE & ACCOUNTING
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Greg Meneshian

SENIOR DIRECTOR | CONSTRUCTION
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Jill Kirby

SENIOR DIRECTOR | ASSET MANAGEMENT
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Sarah Morgan

SENIOR DIRECTOR | MARKETING

Chris Trotier

SENIOR DIRECTOR | ASSET MANAGEMENT

Aksel Ceylan

CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Melissa Siegel

DIRECTOR | MARKETING

Alec Werner

DIRECTOR | DEVELOPMENT

Aaron Israel

DIRECTOR | DEVELOPMENT PORTFOLIO CONTROLLER

Daniel Ezerin

DIRECTOR | OFFICE PORTFOLIO CONTROLLER

Yuksel Goktug Zeren

DIRECTOR | DEVELOPMENT

Daven Roshan

DIRECTOR | INVESTMENTS

Meghan Mensching

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR | DESIGN
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Maria Ramudo

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR | MARKETING

Antonio Cartolano

SENIOR ASSOCIATE | INVESTMENTS

Ed Han Myo Oo

SENIOR ASSOCIATE | DESIGN

Montana Geltzeiler

ASSOCIATE | MARKETING

Christine McCoy

GENERAL MANAGER | 711 FIFTH AVENUE, 530 BROADWAY

Elaine Chan

GENERAL MANAGER | TRANSAMERICA PYRAMID CENTER

Noah Gens

GENERAL MANAGER | 333 SOUTH WABASH