Julio Peterson has been with The Shubert Organization since 1999. He is responsible for overall management of the organization’s corporate real estate and commercial real estate portfolio including the disposition of transferable development rights, office & retail leasing transactions and the company’s outdoor signage business. He oversaw the development of the Little Shubert Theatre on 42nd Street.
Additionally, Peterson is responsible for corporate/public relations and governmental affairs. In this regard, he works with City agencies on zoning issues and quality of life matters impacting the Theatre District. Peterson is Shubert’s liaison with City and State government and works closely with The Broadway League, Times Square Alliance, the Mayor’s Midtown Citizen Committee, and other civic organizations in New York City.
Prior to joining Shubert, Peterson was a Senior Consultant in KPMG’s Real Estate Consulting Division. He was Director of the Neighborhood Builder’s Program at the New York City Partnership where he oversaw the development of over $300 million in multi-family homes in distressed neighborhoods throughout the City. As Senior Project Manager in the Manhattan Commercial Real Estate Division of The New York City Economic Development Corporation he was responsible for managing projects such as the 125th Street Pathmark Supercenter, the Columbia University Biotechnology Research Park, The Malcolm X Memorial at the Audubon Ballroom and the Julia De Burgos Latino Cultural Center in East Harlem.