Steve Hurwitz Wanted More Freedom
Steven Hurwitz had worked his way up the corporate ladder to earn himself a corner office and sizable salary, yet still desired greater freedom in his work life.
He found himself joining her business when they met a woman with a wildlife show, becoming a senior animal wrangler and giving presentations at birthday parties, school assemblies and other events.
Early Life and Education
Steve Hurwitz was raised in Boston and upon graduation found employment at a data center maintaining room-sized computer systems. Over time he earned himself his own corner office and an attractive salary; yet something still wasn’t right with him.
As a faculty member at TU, he has conducted extensive research into criminal thinking errors, jury decision-making, the impact of music and media on social perceptions, police use of Tasers and more. His findings are often presented at regional, national, and international conferences.
Hurwitz was honored with being chosen an Aaron Copland Fellow as a nod to the famed composer’s lengthy tenure at New School. Additionally, Hurwitz serves as professor in Arts Management and Entrepreneurship where his teaching focuses on exploring how performing artists and musicians balance art with commerce in their practices.
Steve Hurwitz has over 26 years of experience as a compliance professional, including broker-dealer and investment adviser compliance programs, written supervisory policies and procedures, training sessions, registration management services as well as interface with various regulators such as SEC, FINRA and state securities departments.
He currently works at JLL Miami as a managing director, where he oversees landlord/tenant representation, asset management, construction & property management as well as investment sales for clients such as Deutsche Bank, Zurich Insurance, KBS Realty Advisors East End Properties and Ivy Realty.
He is a member of the Hawai’i Island Real Estate Board and has closed over $1 billion worth of real estate transactions along the Kona-Kohala coast. In 2018, together with Bob Chancer he took over Mauna Kea Realty, A Hawai’i Life Company as its new leaders leveraging their combined client network while shifting focus toward digital and online marketing strategies.
Achievement and Honors
Steve Hurwitz has presented at regional and international conferences, speaking about expert testimony, juror decision-making, media influences on social perceptions, police Taser use and psychological effects of terrorism. Steve enjoys mentoring students to conduct their own original research through these projects.
He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, New York City Bar Association, State of New York Bar Association as well as Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory where he was listed and was recognized with Super Lawyer recognition in 2022.
Hurwitz Fine has been recognized by both U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers in America as a Tier One firm for eight practice areas, receiving honors in 2022 Legal Excellence Honoree for Diversity award by Daily Record and Rochester Business Journal.
Steven Hurwitz is a proud father, husband and an outdoor enthusiast. Since the early ’90s he has been RVing across the US while also holding a degree as a certified mechanical engineer. Today he works at JLL as a managing director in South Florida.
He specializes in landlord representation for institutional investors, private equity firms and local family offices, such as Deutsche Bank, Zurich Insurance, KBS Realty Advisors, Monarch Tourmaline Properties East End Properties CP Partners CP Partners East End Properties Ivy Realty to name just a few.
He’s a former bodybuilder who maintains his fitness by working out, eating well and taking vitamins. When not working out he enjoys spending time with his family on their ranch as well as boating, fishing and hunting trips. Additionally, he advocates geothermal energy while hosting a podcast dedicated to Serenbe community.
Hurwitz left his traditional 9-5 job behind to become a personal trainer and develop his fitness business, but quickly discovered the real estate business offered greater flexibility than anticipated – so together with his partner they purchased Mauna Kea Realty which boasts an expansive network and established brand recognition.
Thomas revised the staff recommendation and introduced a net-worth claim not previously considered by it. According to this claim, Hurwitz’s companies invested in Drexel bonds but failed to make United Financial, Federated, and Maxxam maintain its net worth for Maxxam thrifts.
Daniel B Hurwitz owns shares in Brixmor Property Group Inc (BRX), Brookfield Property REIT Inc (BPYU), and SITE Centers Corp (SITC) worth over $3 Million according to his Form 4 filings.