Sandy Jacolow started Inventive Intellect encompassing nearly 30 years in the real estate industry with a focus on the institutional advisory, property management and brokerage markets. He also possesses a unique and complementary blend of financial, accounting, social media and technology experience.
Sandy Jacolow joined Silverstein Propertiesin Janaury 2011 as Chief Information Officer, a role in which he oversees the technology initiatives that support the company's financial, operations and development activities. He has also been instrumental in the strategic development and on-going execution of their Real Estate Social Media program. Mr. Jacolow also serves as the Chief Information Officer for Silver Suites, providing 5-star Executive Suites and Corporate Residences.
Prior to joining Silverstein he served as Executive Director and Head of US Operations responsible for managing existing relationships, driving new business and providing the strategic direction for the North American arm of Calvis, Inc. a global real estate focused consulting firm. Most recently, Mr. Jacolow headed the Real Estate Technology Services for Inetium (now known as Avtex), a Microsoft Gold partner, where he leveraged his experience in the institutional advisory, and brokerage markets to provide strategic IT consultancy around business and operational improvement.
Prior to Calvis Mr. Jacolow served as Chief Technology Officer at Newmark Knight Frank (formerly Newmark & Company Real Estate) one of the world's largest real estate brokerage firms. He reinvented Newmark's technology landscape deploying an enterprise-wide Storage Area Network traversing a national MPLS backbone and introduced Microsoft's SharePoint to address their data access and collaboration needs.
Prior to joining Newmark, Mr. Jacolow served as Senior Director and Chief Information Officer at Clarion Partners and ING Clarion Partners a member of ING Real Estate. During his 15-year tenure with Clarion, Mr. Jacolow was responsible for the firm's strategic technology direction. Additionally, for more than 10 years he concurrently managed the firm's Financial Control and Portfolio Accounting department.
During a career which has spanned 30 years, Mr. Jacolow has been an active member of the real estate community. He has served as chairperson of the Information Management Committee of the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries (NCRIEF) and been a voting member of the Real Estate Industry Standards (REIS) Council. Furthermore, he has served as a member of the Senior IT Advisory Council of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Managers (NAREIM), and was a founding member on the Board of Directors for OSCRE (Open Standards Consortium For Real Estate). Mr. Jacolow brings to the table a unique and complementary blend of financial, accounting, social media and technology experience which he brought to his role as a member of the Realcomm CIO Advisory council in 2013, 2012, 2007 and 2006.