Steven Serota is a co-founder of Commercial Tenant Services, Inc. (CTS), a founding firm in the lease audit services market, and has over thirty years of real estate finance, building management, and lease audit experience. For over twenty-five years, Mr. Serota has focused on providing commercial tenants overcharge recovery and sustainable cost avoidance solutions, identifying errors in landlord billing methodologies and application, and creating transparency in complicated and third-party accounting systems. Mr. Serota and CTS have together performed many thousands of commercial lease audits and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars in landlord overcharges to tenants, with hundreds of millions of dollars in additional sustained cost avoidance through rectified landlord billing methodologies and implementation. Mr. Serota's expertise encompasses all aspects of lease audit, due diligence, lease interpretation, landlord negotiation, and practical engineering experience with heavy systems. Mr. Serota is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from Tufts University, and holds an MBA in Real Estate Finance from the Graduate School of Business of Columbia University.