About Us

In addition to our headquarters at 4 World Trade Center in New York, SPD has on-site presence in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Honolulu, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Nashville, San Francisco, Seattle, Saint Louis, and Washington, D.C.


Project Locations

SPD has worked in 35 states, in Mexico, and across the Caribbean, as well as in Europe.


Jeff Wilpon

A founding partner of Sterling Project Development, Jeff Wilpon has been involved in $10 billion worth of commercial, residential and sports-related development projects since his real estate career began in 1986. Most notably, Mr. Wilpon led the planning, design, and construction of 383 Madison Avenue, Citi Field and the New York Mets minor league and spring training facilities across the country. In addition, Mr. Wilpon coordinated the transformation of Radio City Music Hall and renovations of MLB and NHL Headquarters. He is a Partner at UBS Arena and worked extensively with the Green Bay Packers on Titletown, a 45-acre sports and entertainment complex developed over the past decade.

Mr. Wilpon also serves as Chairman and CEO of Alta Vista Partners, a real estate investment and operating platform. He was previously COO of the New York Mets and Brooklyn Cyclones for over 18 years.

Mr. Wilpon serves on the Executive Committee of Association for a Better New York, and on the boards of the 92nd Street Y, 9/11 Memorial & Museum, Harlem Village Academies, Michigan Medicine Advisory Group, the Michigan Sports Business Conference, and Titletown Tech.

Richard Browne

Richard Browne has enjoyed equally successful careers as a builder, commercial building owner and project consultant. Since his real estate and construction career began in 1986, Mr. Browne has personally been involved in the coordination and supervision of over $10 billion worth of commercial, residential, cultural, and sports-related projects.

From 2005 until its final completion in 2010, Mr. Browne served as Owner’s Representative to Queens Ballpark Company, LLC, which spearheaded the development and construction of Citi Field. This $800 million ballpark, which was completed on schedule and under budget, is regarded as one of the premier sports and entertainment facilities in the country.  

Mr. Browne currently devotes the majority of his time to complex project work as well as dispute resolution and claims mediation, which is his true passion.

SPD Advisory Group is an affiliate of Sterling Project Development, a full-service fee development and project management firm founded in 2010.

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