Stephen Bellwood

Executive Director

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    1290 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY 10104-6178
    United States

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    +1 212 318-9785

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Stephen Bellwood has over 17 years of experience in the commercial real estate services industry and has been with Cushman & Wakefield (formerly DTZ) since 2000. Mr. Bellwood is primarily focused on representing tenants and landlords, and has been involved in transactions totaling over eight million square feet across the globe.

Stephen is a member of the Agency Practice Group, a group that works exclusively with landlords & developers to identify best practices and benchmarking as it relates to their portfolios. Stephen was ranked among Cushman & Wakefield’s top 200 brokers nationally in 2017.  Since 2001, he has represented the United Federation of Teachers at 50 and 52 Broadway, a 733,000-square-foot building portfolio. Stephen’s experience spans virtually every type of scenario, from complex leasing acquisitions and dispositions, to national portfolio strategies, often for high-profile organizations operating on national and global stages. His success has created lasting ties — Epsilon and BMS Group are two of several long-standing clients.  In addition to working with occupiers, Stephen also has extensive experience with owners, having represented some of Manhattan’s most prominent office buildings, including 654 Madison Avenue, 475 Tenth Avenue, 546 Fifth Avenue, 1745 Broadway, 199 Water Street and 366 Madison Avenue.

Major Transactions

  • Aetna – 61 Ninth Ave, HQ relocation, 150,000 SF
  • Kellwood Company – 150,000 SF NYC office and showroom consolidation
  • Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund, 120 Wall Street – 21,000 SF
  • Epsilon, 199 Water Street & 11 West 19th Street  – 85,000 SF, sublease and relocation
  • Answers Corp NY Consolidation, 11 Times Sq. – 29,000 SF
  • Vince / Office and Showroom, 500 Fifth Ave – 33,000 SF
  • Citizens Bank, NYC Portfolio – 35,000 SF in 2017
  • 40 Broad Street Commercial Condo Sale – 80,000 SF
  • ForeSee HQ, 2500 Green Road, Ann Arbor, MI 75,000 sf

Leasing Agencies

  • 199 Water Street - 1,200,000 SF
  • 366 Madison Avenue - 102,000 SF
  • 50 Broadway - 355,000 SF
  • 52 Broadway - 378,000 SF
  • 490 Broadway - 42,000 SF
  • 414 West 14th Street - 52,000

Awards & Associations

Professional Affliliations

Licensed Real Estate Broker, New York State,    Member - Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY),      Member - Young Men’s and Women’s Real Estate Association 

Community Leadership 

Advisory Board, Harlem RBI & DREAM Charter School,     Founder - Castleton University New York City Alumni Chapter,      Volunteer - The Homebound Cooking Program NYC  


Bachelor’s degree, Castleton University


Partial list Aetna, Answers Corp., Avid Technology, BMS Group, Brochu Walker, Citizens Bank, Dunnhumby USA, Epsilon, Hamilton Insurance, Hanover Insurance, Hasbro, HSH Nordbank, Ingram Content Group, Kellwood, Looker Data Sciences, Monotype Imaging Holding, Pivotal Labs (Dell/EMC), Precision for Medicine, Responsys (Oracle), SAFRA Bank, Signal Hill, Trina Turk, United Federation of Teachers, Vince