NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Property solutions and infrastructure provider, Lend Lease, is pleased to announce that Sara Rubenstein, has been named one of ENR New York's Top 20 Under 40.
Each year, ENR New York recognizes 20 contributors under 40 years old from throughout the New York metropolitan area for contributions made to the Real Estate and Construction community. Award recipients are recognized for their job responsibilities, project work, certifications, professional licensures and/or accreditations, community service, excellence and leadership qualities, and career experiences.
Currently Sara Rubenstein serves as Associate Counsel in the Legal Department for the Americas region of Lend Lease. Ms. Rubenstein works with the General Counsel and the senior officers and directors from the Americas region of Lend Lease to develop, implement, communicate and enforce legal and organizational policies. She concentrates on drafting and negotiating complex construction agreements and general real estate contracts and subcontracts, leases, nondisclosure agreements, joint venture agreements, consulting agreements and administering other legal matters.
"I would just like to congratulate Sara Rubenstein on her outstanding professional achievement," said Thomas Tether, General Counsel for the Americas region of Lend Lease. "We at Lend Lease strive to create the best places. To accomplish this task we need the best people in the industry and Sara is a wonderful example of one of our best people."
Prior to joining Lend Lease, Ms. Rubenstein was in private practice. Her previous experience included working as an Associate in the Real Estate group for Herrick, Feinstein LLP, where she advised prominent owners, lenders and developers, including REITs and private equity funds, on real estate acquisitions, depositions, development, financings, workouts, restructurings and joint ventures. Ms. Rubenstein earned a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with concentrations in Finance and Accounting, from the University of Miami.
Lend Lease manages the construction of some of the most complicated high rise construction projects in the industry. Since 2000, Lend Lease has constructed approximately 238 high rise projects valued at over $22 billion representing over 120 million square feet and nearly 7,500 floors. Currently Lend Lease is managing the construction of fifteen (15) high rise towers that are over 30 floors in the United States and Mexico. Additionally, Lend Lease is responsible for managing a portfolio of real estate assets for the United States Department of Defense through its Military Housing Privatization Initiative (MHPI), a program that provides for the transfer of military housing assets to private sector companies. The Lend Lease portfolio of assets encompasses over 40,000 residential units, 192 apartments and more than 11,600 hotel rooms.
About Lend Lease:
Lend Lease is a leading international property and infrastructure group. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange with circa 16,500 employees worldwide, the firm's capabilities span the property and infrastructure spectrum.
The Americas region, headquartered in New York, offers project management & construction, public partnerships, development, asset and property management. Our expertise covers multiple sectors including arts & culture, commercial office, education, government, healthcare, hotels & resorts, industrial, military housing communities, mixed-use, multi-site, pharmaceutical, senior living, solar, transportation and aviation.
Lend Lease is committed to operating property solutions while forging partnerships and delivering maximum benefits to clients, investors and communities. Safety is our number one priority and Lend Lease is committed to operating Incident & Injury Free wherever we have a presence.
SOURCE Lend Lease