The Real Deal New York

From the archives: Larry Silverstein’s right-hand man

February 20, 2016 02:00PM
By Alison Gregor

Janno Lieber (left), president of Silverstein Properties, with company head Larry Silverstein

Janno Lieber (left), president of Silverstein Properties, with company head Larry Silverstein

Janno Lieber hangs up the phone. It hasn’t happened often in recent days, as talks between the owner and the lessee of the World Trade Center site have now reached an agreement after a four-month stalemate that capped more than four years of negotiations.

It seems that Lieber, as project director of the 16-acre World Trade Center site for Silverstein Properties — and developer Larry Silverstein’s right hand — will have a job for at least the next six years until the $7 billion Ground Zero build-out is achieved. Read the full story from the May 2006 issue. 

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