Steven M. Durels serves as an Executive Vice President and Director of Leasing and Real Property of SL Green Realty Corp. Mr. Durels is responsible for marketing, structuring, and negotiating all lease transactions of SL Green Realty Corp. and has completed many of the largest and most complex leases in SL Green Realty’s history. He manages a leasing and marketing team of 25 professionals and routinely completes nearly 300 leasing transactions per year. Prior to joining SL Green, Mr. Durels served as Vice President and Director of Leasing and Management of Helmsley-Spear Inc. for 16 years. While there, he was responsible for all leasing, management, and operations of a 2.5-million-square-foot Manhattan office portfolio. He is a member of the Real Estate Board of New York. Mr. Durels received a degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Iowa.