Steve Silen has joined Ernst & Young's Construction and Real Estate Advisory Services (CREAS) practice as a senior manager in the firm's Irvine, CA office.
In his new role, Silen will oversee the group's practice for the western US, assisting clients with portfolio rationalization, site analysis, strategies, operating model design, occupancy cost reduction and outsourcing, as well as process improvements and risk mitigation and control.
"We have tremendous confidence in Mr. Silen’s expertise and the added value that his experience will bring to our clients," said Mark Gibson, CREAS co-leader, west region, Ernst & Young LLP.
Silen previously was a leader at KPMG's real estate and facilities management advisory practice and held senior real estate and facilities management positions at Pfizer and BP. He is a graduate of Drexel University.