Stuart Siegel is President & CEO of Engel & Völkers, a real estate brokerage firm specializing in premium residential property. Engel & Völkers has a notable client base on a local and global scale.
One of the industry’s most well-respected executives, Stuart has over thirty years of experience leading luxury lifestyle, real estate, hospitality, and design-driven businesses. His expertise is rooted in a deep understanding of the complexities of New York’s real estate market, with much of that obtained early on during his tenure of nearly 20 years as EVP, then President & CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty, a subsidiary of Sotheby’s Holdings. With Stuart at the helm, Sotheby’s International Real Estate became the 5th largest real estate brokerage business in America. He also served on the Sotheby’s Holdings Worldwide Management Committee (1999–2004) and the North American Board of Directors (1994–2004).
Stuart is also the Founder and Principal at Ore Hill Advisors LLC. Ore Hill provides consulting services to private equity firms and family businesses, focusing on brand strategies, business process reengineering, and capital/debt deployment in the luxury property sectors. The firm also helps companies identify M&A and licensing opportunities.
For more than two decades, Stuart has served on the board of the New York Landmarks Conservancy and was previously its Chairman for 7 years. He also serves on the board of the Neighborhood Coalition for Shelter, a New York City-based organization that helps New Yorkers struggling with homelessness that is often the result of mental illness or substance use.
Stuart attended Kenyon College achieving a BA, Art History and also the University of Virginia Graduate School of Architecture. He continues to support the University of Virginia, formerly serving as the President of the School of Architecture Foundation Board, where he is currently a Trustee.