Andrew Zezas conceived and founded CFO Studio to position CFOs as business and strategy thought-leaders and to provide them with a beneficial platform from which to acquire and share knowledge and drive value. Through CFO Studio’s virtual and in-person events, CFOs forge peer relationships, share insights and intelligence, enhance their careers, and promote their companies.
CFO Studio magazine is read by thousands of CFOs and other finance executives, and has featured CFOs from AOL, Avis Budget, Bayer, D&B, Godiva, Honda Aircraft Company, Jaguar Land Rover, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Mercedes-Benz USA, NBCUniversal, the NY Jets, Philadelphia Eagles, Prudential, PSEG, Quest Diagnostics, SAP, Subaru, Verizon, and other exciting companies.
Hundreds of CFOs attend the CFO Excellence Awards, CFO Innovation Conference, CFO Business Bash, CFO Intell Dinner Series, CFO Industry Dinner & Dialogue Series, and Successful Women in Finance events, at which they share insights and experiences, network, and enjoy great food and conversation. CFO Studio serves as the catalyst for CFOs to share their knowledge on current economic, strategic, financial, operational, and business issues in live and virtual event and content format that is unavailable elsewhere. CFO Studio hosts conferences and events in Chicago, Manhattan, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and elsewhere.
Andrew, an award-winning and lifelong corporate real estate executive, previously founded Real Estate Strategies Corporation (“RealStrat”), and in 2015 transitioned his practice to the global real estate services company, Jones Lang LaSalle (“JLL”). Andrew serves as a Managing Director at JLL in a business development capacity, and is responsible for client relationship development and delivering strategic real estate advisory services domestically and globally, for various commercial property types, with expertise in portfolio alignment strategies, M&A real estate support, acquisition and disposition transaction services, creative lease restructure strategies, owned real estate monetization alternatives, facilities services, and more. Andrew previously held real estate licenses in nine states, held the position of Senior Managing Director at Insignia/ESG, served as NJ Chapter President of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors and on multiple national committees, spent eight years on the Board of Directors (three as Chairman) of Real Estate Advisory Development Services (“READS”), a tax-exempt charter school development services organization, and has served as served as an expert witness in multiple real estate related legal cases. Andrew currently services as a member of the finance committee of Atlantic Health System, parent of Morristown Memorial Hospital and other critical healthcare delivery facilities.
Corporate Real Estate Advisor:
Andrew Zezas has provided guidance to companies and executed complex real estate acquisitions, dispositions, and restructures, to support their business objectives, solve financial and operational challenges, reduce risk, uncover hidden opportunities, and create more profits and greater flexibility. Andrew has completed millions of sq ft of engagements throughout North America, holds real estate licenses in 9 states, and has represented the U.S. real estate interests of companies from 14 countries.
Andrew has achieved real satisfaction in writing The CFO’s Guide to Understanding Corporate Real Estate Transactions, its companion Guide, and over 100 booklets and articles on business, real estate, and customer excellence