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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Jason Black 2011


  • Title: Director of Sustainability, LEED AP
  • Company: SL Green Realty Corp.
  • Location: 420 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10170
  • Birthplace: White Plains, N.Y.

Family: Married, first daughter expected November 2011
College: Roger Williams University
First job outside of real estate: Manursing Island Club Snack Bar and Kitchen
First job in real estate or allied field: The Phillips Group – architectural intern
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? SL Green is the largest
commercial real estate owner and operator in N.Y.C., comprised of 25 million s/f of class A
commercial office property. SL Green is committed to market leading initiatives, benefiting
innovation, efficiency, health and social responsibility for its employees, tenants and
Hobbies: Triathlon (Ironman)
Favorite book: Triathlon & Cook’s Illustrated Magazine
Favorite movie: “Dumb and Dumber,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” and all parallel
Person you admire most (outside of family): Greg Propper, close friend and executive
director of the not-for-profit organization, Be the Change: For his influence, exceptional
capability and willingness to continually give back to the community.
Keys to success: “If you’re invisible, no one sees you.” “90% perspiration/10%
inspiration.” “Nobody’s above the broom.”
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Triathlon coach