Stephen Judson is the Managing Member andPrincipal Real Estate Broker of Judson Realty, LLC. An accomplished entrepreneur, who is well known and highly respected in the arts, communications and investment circles,Mr. Judson began his career as an assistant to Seiji Ozawa, Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He then joined Columbia Artists Management Inc.and at 25 became that company’s youngest vice president in its 75-year history.
He founded Judson Management Group, Inc.(JMGI) in 1992 to provide artists and arts organizations with representation for corporate sponsorship. The first company in North America to identify this specialty, JMGI successfully built abusiness to leverage commerce in the service of art and culture. Clients of the firm have included LucianoPavarotti, Columbia Artists Management, Inc., Credit Suisse, Chase ManhattanBank, Seagram Latin America, Chrysler, General Motors, and Mercedes-Benz, among numerous others.
He became an equity partner in Judson Realty,LLC in 1997 and has been active in the acquisition of Manhattan property onMadison and Lexington Avenues since that time.
Mr. Judson is an authority on business and marketing communications. He is ManagingMember of Prides Crossing Executive Communication, LLC where he frequently consults with senior management of major multinational corporations on sensitive communications, marketing and management issues.
Mr. Judson has been published in The New York Times and the Boston Globe. He is a frequent speaker and panelist on business, communications and the arts. He is a graduate of Boston University School for the Arts.