Arthur’s unique background makes him an exceptional resource to the New York nonprofit community. He has had a 20-year career managing large, multinational corporate real estate portfolios. In that capacity, he has completed transactions involving more than 5 million square feet of space. While at Transwestern, Arthur has provided strategic planning, consulting and leasing services to a number of large nonprofit clients, including Goodwill Industries, Graham Windham, Rising Ground and the Mercy Center.
Prior to joining the firm, Arthur was the head of Global Corporate Services for Moody’s Corporation, with responsibilities including strategic planning, real estate transactions, project management, facilities management, procurement & sourcing, security, and business continuity. He also directed the Moody’s Foundation as well as all of the company’s corporate social responsibility programs.
He has served on the board of the Cooke School and Institute for nine years and has led projects to renovate three of its facilities and to build a new state-of-the-art 65,000 sf school in East Harlem. He is also on the board of CAST, a social service nonprofit organization on the East End of Long Island, where he is leading a project to purchase and renovate a new facility for the group.
Previously, Arthur directed Global Real Estate for Time Inc. and managed the activities of the central real estate organization for Siemens North America. Beginning his career as a real estate attorney, he gained significant industry experience in private practice in New York City.