SL Green Realty has hired Natasha Brown as a Vice President. Brown will oversee daily leasing activity of a ten-building portfolio covering more than eight million square-feet including 1 Madison Avenue, 11 Madison Avenue, 1515 Broadway, 485 Lexington Avenue, 750 Third Avenue and 521 Fifth Avenue.

Natasha Brown“Natasha’s knowledge, experience and industry contacts make her a perfect complement to the deep bench of leasing professionals on the SL Green team who know and understand Manhattan’s ever changing real estate market,” said Steven Durels, executive vice president and director of leasing and real property.

Prior to joining SL Green, Brown was a Senior Vice President at Jones Lang LaSalle for the past seven years where as a tenant representative broker, she was involved in every aspect of commercial leasing for such prominent tenants as Invesco, Maverick Capital, Reservoir Capital and Lexington Partners to name a few. She also was a portfolio manager for tenants including JP Morgan Chase, Pfizer and Ace American Insurance.

Before that, she was a tenant representative broker for The Staubach Company, successfully completing transactions totaling over 2.5 million square feet worth an aggregate of $275 million. And, earlier in her career, she was a paralegal with the law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Brown earned a Master’s Degree at Columbia University where she focused on real estate development, and an undergraduate degree at Cornell University. She is a board member and secretary of Civitas, an Upper East Side/East Harlem organization devoted to sensible urban planning/zoning.