Steven Shepsman is an Executive Managing Director and Founder of New World Realty Advisors, a real estate investment and advisory firm specializing in real estate restructurings, development and finance. Mr. Shepsman was recently Chair of the Official Committee of Equity Holders in the Chapter 11 proceedings of GGP. As a principal of a real estate fund, Mr. Shepsman had oversight responsibility for the fund's due diligence and acquisition of investment platforms, and with subsequent asset acquisitions, financings and dispositions.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Shepsman, a CPA, was a Managing Partner of Kenneth Leventhal and Company and of Ernst & Young's Real Estate Practice. Mr. Shepsman was formerly a member of the Real Estate Committee of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and was the Chair of the Real Estate Committee of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Shepsman is presently the Chair of the Dean's Advisory Council for the School of Management at the University of Buffalo.
Mr. Shepsman's extensive professional accounting and financial expertise, including with respect to the real estate industry, allow him to provide key contributions to the Board of Directors on financial, accounting, corporate governance and strategic matters.