Sandy Jacolow

Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer

Sandy Jacolow is the Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer at Empire State Realty Trust. He oversees technology innovation in support of Property Management, Leasing, Development, the Empire State Building Observatory, ESG, and PropTech activities.  He will work closely with the Information Technology and Compliance teams to monitor and mitigate risk associated with today’s cyber threats. 

Prior to Empire State Realty Trust, Mr. Jacolow served as Chief Information Officer at Meridian Capital Group, a role in which he oversaw their brokerage, investment sales, and retail leasing initiatives. Prior to Meridian he served as Silverstein Properties’ Chief Information Officer, a role in which he oversaw technology initiatives supporting the company’s property management, asset management, leasing, digital marketing, and construction & development activities.  His role expanded across their Silver Suites and World Trade Center Management & Development lines of business. 


Mr. Jacolow currently is a member of the Real Estate of New York (REBNY) Technology Steering Committee, chairperson of their Cyber Security Committee, and co-founder of their annual PropTech Challenge.  Additionally, he serves as a Board Member of the Global Cyber Consortium and is a member of the Realcomm Advisory board.  During his career Mr. Jacolow has previously served as chairperson of the NCREIF Information Management Committee, a member of the REIS Council, a member of NAREIM’s IT Advisory Council, and a founding member on the Board of Directors for OSCRE International.