Brian G Schwagerl
Clinical Assistant Professor
Schack Institute of Real Estate
Brian Schwagerl, Esq. is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Real Estate Development at the NYUSPS Schack Institute of Real Estate where he serves as the Industry Engagement Liaison for Schack and Interim Coordinator of the Undergraduate Division. Brian is an attorney with over two decades of experience working on land use, leasing, acquisition and disposition of property issues. He has worked as a senior corporate real estate executive in charge of design and construction projects at NBCUniversal and Hearst developing iconic global corporate headquarters for both firms. For NBC Universal he moved the Tonight Show back to New York City and renovated the landmark 30 Rockefeller Plaza with a new lobby, studios and offices. At Hearst, he consolidated their extensive New York real estate portfolio into a new signature skyscraper, Hearst Tower, the first building to rise in the Manhattan skyline post 9-11. The building won numerous real estate awards including the best-run facility in America and the first green office tower in New York City. He is considered an expert in sustainable design and construction and lectures frequently on the ""office of the future"" as well as property technology. Brian earned a bachelor's degree from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany and a JD from St. John's University School of Law. He also earned a certificate in Real Estate Finance from the Schack Institute of Real Estate. His many industry association memberships include the Global Association of Corporate Real Estate (CoreNet), the International Association of Facilities Managers (IFMA), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI).