Savills Studley’s Stein and London Honored by Maryland Youth Ballet

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Brokers Receive MYB Community Service Award

The Maryland Youth Ballet (MYB) has presented its Community Service Award to Savills Studley’s Executive Vice President Gary Stein and Executive Managing Director Steve London. Assistant Director Anna Shaffer accepted the award on their behalf, during MYB’s 45th Birthday Bash and Blowout at Kenwood Country Club in Bethesda, MD, on Saturday March 19.

Nearly 200 guests attended the bash celebrating MYB’s 45th birthday. WUSA9 anchor and reporter Larry Miller, a MYB alum, served as the Master of Ceremony for the event, which doubled as an awards ceremony. In addition to the Community Service Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Hortensia Fonseca, the founder of MYB and Artistic Director Emeritus.

Proceeds from the event will help expand MYB’s education, performance, and outreach programs aimed to prepare young dancers for a career in the performing arts.

Stein and London were honored for providing pro bono real estate advisory services to MYB in connection with its lease renewal located at 926 Ellsworth Dr. Silver Spring, MD. Savills Studley leveraged relocation options and ultimately negotiated a 5-year renewal at its existing location that resulted in occupancy cost savings for MYB.

“We were glad to be able to help the Maryland Youth Ballet because as an organization it provides such a positive service to young people throughout the area,” said Stein.

“The Maryland Youth Ballet gives so much to the community, and local children, that it was nice to be able to give back,” added London.

About Maryland Youth Ballet
Maryland Youth Ballet is a 45-year-old training institution and one of the finest classical ballet schools in the region. MYB has at least 1,600 students ranging in age from 2 to 80 years old. Graduates are accepted into professional companies, prestigious performing arts institutes, and universities. The faculty is regarded among the finest in the country and come from successful professional careers. MYB reaches an audience of over 15,000 people annually through productions and public appearances throughout the year. Since 1971, MYB has provided high caliber training and performance opportunities to dancers pursuing a career in the performing arts, and provided classes to dancers of all ages and levels in the community.

About Savills Studley
Savills Studley is the leading commercial real estate services firm specializing in tenant representation. Founded in 1954, the firm pioneered the conflict-free business model of representing only tenants in their commercial real estate transactions. Today, supported by high quality market research and in-depth analysis, Savills Studley provides strategic real estate solutions to organizations across all industries. The firm’s comprehensive commercial real estate platform includes brokerage, project management, capital markets, consulting and corporate services. With 27 offices in the U.S. and a heritage of innovation, Savills Studley is well known for tenacious client advocacy and exceptional service.

The firm is part of London-headquartered Savills plc, the premier global real estate service provider with over 30,000 professionals in over 60 countries around the world. Savills plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (SVS.L).

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