Robert Schiffer is a Managing Director in the Investments Group and has been with SL Green since 2004. Mr. Schiffer is responsible for the development of One Vanderbilt, a 1.7 million-square-foot state of the art office tower currently under construction adjacent to Grand Central Terminal that will transform the New York City skyline and provide $220mm in public transit improvements. Mr. Schiffer is responsible for other new development opportunities for the company and is also responsible for the origination of new investments for SL Green's structured finance platform as well as other corporate initiatives.
Mr. Schiffer holds a Master of Science in Real Estate Development (MSRED) from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Cornell University. Mr. Schiffer graduated from the David Rockefeller Fellows Program, a program sponsored by the Partnership for New York City, in 2015. Mr. Schiffer is an active participant in the Columbia University MSRED Mentorship Program, teaches a MSRED seminar entitled “Careers in Real Estate”, and is the 2004 Alumni Class Representative. Mr. Schiffer serves on the Industrial and Office Park Development Council of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). Mr. Schiffer serves on the board of Legal Information for Families Today (LIFT). Mr. Schiffer lives in New York City with his wife and two children.