Alan Di Sciullo
Alan is the director of global real estate for Shearman & Sterling LLP, where he directs the global law firm’s worldwide real estate portfolio. He has been a senior vice-president with a major global bank and of counsel with a New Jersey law firm. He had a long tenure at Morgan Stanley as a first vice-president and senior counsel, where one of his major deals was doing the legal work for the largest lease at the World Trade Center and handling the issues resulting from the 1993 bombing and 9/11 attack on the Center.
Alan first became active in the Section about 30 years ago as a junior real estate lawyer. He credits Manny Halper with his early involvement, noting Manny’s mentoring and encouragement to write and speak for the Section. Currently, Alan co-chairs the Committee on Groups and Substantive Committees. He previously chaired the Assignment and Subleasing Committee and was a long-serving chair of the Office Leasing Committee.
Besides the ABA, Alan has been active in other civic and professional activities. He was a member of President Reagan’s Private Sector Survey on Cost Control (the Grace Committee) and was elected a fellow of the American College of Real Estate Lawyers in 2003. He served as president of the New York chapter of the International Association of Corporate Real Estate Executives and presently is a director on the New Jersey Planning Officials Board.
Alan has an undergraduate degree in Government and Economics (cum laude) from Georgetown University and a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center. He also received an M.B.A. in finance from New York University. During his schooling, he managed the college newspaper and captained the university’s rugby team.
Alan lives in Princeton, New Jersey, with his wife, Mary Jo, and is the proud parent of two daughters. He and his wife enjoy traveling, including recent trips to St. Thomas, North Carolina’s Outer Banks, and Europe.