Ted Schweitzer - Co-founder and Partner

Ted is a Los Angeles native with a background in real estate development.


Community Leadership & Education

Mr. Schweitzer is Chairman of the Columbia College Alumni Association (July 2010 – present) and serves on the Board of Governors for the Columbia Club of New York (May 2016 — present).

Mr. Schweitzer was previously a member of New York Public Radio’s community advisory board (August 2013 – June 2018). He also served as a member of New York Presbyterian Hospital’s Planned Giving Advisory Council (December 2005 – July 2014) and volunteered at the University of Chicago Medical Center Field Hospital in Fond Parisien, Haiti (February 2010).

Mr. Schweitzer received a BA from Columbia College and a JD from Columbia Law School.


  • Chief of Staff for Jerry Speyer, Chairman and CEO of Tishman Speyer Properties.
  • Head of Global Asset Dispositions at Tishman Speyer.
  • Executive in charge of India at Tishman Speyer.
  • Associate at Shearman & Sterling.

Transaction History

  • Negotiated sale and development agreement for 53 West 53rd Street, New York City from The Museum of Modern Art to Hines Interests and Whitehall Street Real Estate Funds for new 650,000 SF building.
  • Coordinated zoning approval process for transfer of 136,000 SF of air rights from The University Club to 53 West 53rd Street.
  • Responsible for over $1.8 billion of transactions, including the partial sale of 666 Fifth Avenue in NYC and 55 East Monroe in Chicago.
  • Key member of team creating strategy and executing plan for $1.5 billion capital campaign and corresponding real estate development at New York Presbyterian Hospital which included:
    • Major expansion at Milstein Heart Hospital
    • 7.5 MW cogeneration plant at East 70th Street
    • 346 unit apartment building at 1330 First Avenue