CAPRE’s Northern New Jersey & Gold Coast Investment Outlook

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Adam AltmanManaging Director, Partner, KABR Real Estate

Mr. Altman is one of three founding partners of The KABR Group, an opportunistic buyer of real estate and debt.  Founded in 2008, The KABR Group specializes in acquiring assets from special servicers, financial institutions, and global and regional banks. The KABR group has current holdings approximating 3,000,000 square feet of office space, 3,000 rental […] more

Mr. Altman is one of three founding partners of The KABR Group, an opportunistic buyer of real estate and debt.  Founded in 2008, The KABR Group specializes in acquiring assets from special servicers, financial institutions, and global and regional banks. The KABR group has current holdings approximating 3,000,000 square feet of office space, 3,000 rental […] more

Matthew D. AscherDirector, Northwestern Mutual

Matthew Ascher graduated with his MBA from Carnegie Mellon in 1989 and entered the corporate credit training program at PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Upon completing credit training in 1990, Mr. Ascher held several positions in the Commercial Real Estate Department including loan production and workouts.  After moving to Washington, D.C. in 1993, Mr. Ascher […] more

Matthew Ascher graduated with his MBA from Carnegie Mellon in 1989 and entered the corporate credit training program at PNC Bank in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Upon completing credit training in 1990, Mr. Ascher held several positions in the Commercial Real Estate Department including loan production and workouts.  After moving to Washington, D.C. in 1993, Mr. Ascher […] more

Dennis CieriPrincipal, EDEN Property Company, LLC

Dennis founded EDEN Property Company in 2001 and has since developed dozens of trophy retail projects anchored by first class tenants such as Walgreens, Wawa, Starbucks and TD Bank to name a few.  Dennis has dedicated himself tirelessly to cultivating the proven platform that has lead to EDEN’s prominent success, longevity and recognition in the retail […] more

Dennis founded EDEN Property Company in 2001 and has since developed dozens of trophy retail projects anchored by first class tenants such as Walgreens, Wawa, Starbucks and TD Bank to name a few.  Dennis has dedicated himself tirelessly to cultivating the proven platform that has lead to EDEN’s prominent success, longevity and recognition in the retail […] more

Jose CruzSenior Managing Director, HFF

Mr. Cruz is a Senior Managing Director in the New Jersey office of HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler) with over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate. He specializes in investment sales in New Jersey, New York State and Connecticut. Over the course of his career, Mr. Cruz has been involved in over $17 billion […] more

Mr. Cruz is a Senior Managing Director in the New Jersey office of HFF (Holliday Fenoglio Fowler) with over 20 years of experience in commercial real estate. He specializes in investment sales in New Jersey, New York State and Connecticut. Over the course of his career, Mr. Cruz has been involved in over $17 billion […] more

Mark DeLilloManaging Partner, BlueGate Partners

Mr. DeLillo has 21 years of institutional real estate and finance experience, and has contributed to the successful completion of more than $10 billion in multifamily investment sales, financing, joint venture and acquisition assignments.  Recent notable assignments in  Manhattan include the sale of The Westminster,  The Wellington, 30 Park Avenue and The Chelsea. Prior to […] more

Mr. DeLillo has 21 years of institutional real estate and finance experience, and has contributed to the successful completion of more than $10 billion in multifamily investment sales, financing, joint venture and acquisition assignments.  Recent notable assignments in  Manhattan include the sale of The Westminster,  The Wellington, 30 Park Avenue and The Chelsea. Prior to […] more

Alexander HeilChief Economist, Port Authority of NY & NJ

Alexander Heil: Dr. Alexander Heil is the chief economist of the planning and regional development department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, providing strategic leadership on regional economic issues to the agency. He is responsible for developing and managing the agency’s economic research and analysis agenda; helping to ensure that the agency’s […] more

Alexander Heil: Dr. Alexander Heil is the chief economist of the planning and regional development department of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, providing strategic leadership on regional economic issues to the agency. He is responsible for developing and managing the agency’s economic research and analysis agenda; helping to ensure that the agency’s […] more

Diego HodaraPrincipal, Titanium Realty Group LLC

DIEGO HODARA is the founder and CEO of Titanium Realty Group, a real estate investment and development company focused on mix-use and residential real estate assets in the metropolitan area of New York.  Titanium is currently developing in stages more than 350 units in Jersey City representing a total development cost of more than 100 […] more

DIEGO HODARA is the founder and CEO of Titanium Realty Group, a real estate investment and development company focused on mix-use and residential real estate assets in the metropolitan area of New York.  Titanium is currently developing in stages more than 350 units in Jersey City representing a total development cost of more than 100 […] more

Stuart Z KoperweisVice President, Center for Creative Placemaking; President, Economic Development Strategists

Prior to joining Millennium Strategies, Inc., Stuart was owner of his consulting firm, S3X Associates, LLC; where he represented numerous Improvement Districts and other economic interests throughout the state of New Jersey. He was also Director of Government/Corporate Relations for Downtown New Jersey, Inc. (DNJ) a state wide organization working with downtowns, provided marketing and […] more

Prior to joining Millennium Strategies, Inc., Stuart was owner of his consulting firm, S3X Associates, LLC; where he represented numerous Improvement Districts and other economic interests throughout the state of New Jersey. He was also Director of Government/Corporate Relations for Downtown New Jersey, Inc. (DNJ) a state wide organization working with downtowns, provided marketing and […] more

David MinnoPresident, MINNO & WASKO Architects and Planners

Mr. Minno is President and a Principal in MINNO & WASKO Architects and Planners.  Mr. Minno specializes in private sector, large mixed-use redevelopment including TOD’s and projects that have significant residential components.  Many of his projects reflect client relationships that span more than fifteen years, including Roseland Properties, RXR, The Bozzuto Group and Mill Creek […] more

Mr. Minno is President and a Principal in MINNO & WASKO Architects and Planners.  Mr. Minno specializes in private sector, large mixed-use redevelopment including TOD’s and projects that have significant residential components.  Many of his projects reflect client relationships that span more than fifteen years, including Roseland Properties, RXR, The Bozzuto Group and Mill Creek […] more

Daniel SchuchinskyReal Estate Acquisitions, JP Morgan Chase

Daniel Schuchinsky, Associate, is a member of the Northeast region Acquisitions team within J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Real Estate Americas. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, he was an analyst within the real estate investment banking group at Jones Lang LaSalle focusing on debt and equity placement. Daniel holds a B.A. from Duke […] more

Daniel Schuchinsky, Associate, is a member of the Northeast region Acquisitions team within J.P. Morgan Asset Management – Real Estate Americas. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, he was an analyst within the real estate investment banking group at Jones Lang LaSalle focusing on debt and equity placement. Daniel holds a B.A. from Duke […] more

Jonathan SchwartzPrincipal, BNE Real Estate Group

Jonathan Schwartz is a third-generation principal of BNE Real Estate Group. Leading the company’s acquisition and asset management activities, he is primarily responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and executing new development opportunities, while also overseeing the daily management of the company and its existing portfolio of assets. Jonathan’s expertise in sourcing new deals, project planning, and […] more

Jonathan Schwartz is a third-generation principal of BNE Real Estate Group. Leading the company’s acquisition and asset management activities, he is primarily responsible for sourcing, negotiating, and executing new development opportunities, while also overseeing the daily management of the company and its existing portfolio of assets. Jonathan’s expertise in sourcing new deals, project planning, and […] more

Vivek SinghPrincipal, Singh Properties

Mr. Vivek Singh, Esq. has over a decade of experience in real estate investment, financing, management, construction and development. As a Member of Sandalwood Holdings, LLC he is involved in the management of an extensive commercial and residential real estate portfolio throughout northern New Jersey. Mr. Singh is also the Vice President of Operations for […] more

Mr. Vivek Singh, Esq. has over a decade of experience in real estate investment, financing, management, construction and development. As a Member of Sandalwood Holdings, LLC he is involved in the management of an extensive commercial and residential real estate portfolio throughout northern New Jersey. Mr. Singh is also the Vice President of Operations for […] more

Russell TepperSenior Managing Director, Northeast, Mill Creek Residential Trust

Russell serves as Senior Managing Director with overall responsibility for all development activities in Mill Creek’s Northeast Region, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. From 1993 – 2013, Russell’s management responsibilities had grown extensively, culminating in the development of Matrix Development Group’s urban redevelopment portfolio and mixed-use investments throughout New Jersey and suburban […] more

Russell serves as Senior Managing Director with overall responsibility for all development activities in Mill Creek’s Northeast Region, including New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. From 1993 – 2013, Russell’s management responsibilities had grown extensively, culminating in the development of Matrix Development Group’s urban redevelopment portfolio and mixed-use investments throughout New Jersey and suburban […] more

George ValloneFounder & President, Hoboken Brownstone Company

The Hoboken Brownstone Company philosophy is simple; to develop with respect and pride for the neighborhood keeping alive historical validity, the community needs, and the original architectural feeling. Our design philosophy can be seen in our signature Brownstone style; preserving the heritage of brownstone communities while offering the finest in new amenities and modern style. […] more

The Hoboken Brownstone Company philosophy is simple; to develop with respect and pride for the neighborhood keeping alive historical validity, the community needs, and the original architectural feeling. Our design philosophy can be seen in our signature Brownstone style; preserving the heritage of brownstone communities while offering the finest in new amenities and modern style. […] more

Brian WhitmerSenior Director, Cushman & Wakefield

Brian J. Whitmer, CCIM, is a Director with Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.’s Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group in East Rutherford, N.J. One of the tri-state area’s most successful real estate investment sales teams, the group specializes exclusively in multifamily, office, industrial, and retail properties throughout New Jersey, New York, Fairfield County, Conn., and Pennsylvania. Since […] more

Brian J. Whitmer, CCIM, is a Director with Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.’s Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group in East Rutherford, N.J. One of the tri-state area’s most successful real estate investment sales teams, the group specializes exclusively in multifamily, office, industrial, and retail properties throughout New Jersey, New York, Fairfield County, Conn., and Pennsylvania. Since […] more

David WolfeManaging Partner, Skoloff & Wolfe, P.C.

Mr. Wolfe is the Managing Partner in the Property Tax Department at Skoloff & Wolfe, PC, where he focuses his practice on representing taxpayers in significant real estate tax appeals and property tax related matters. He has extensive experience in all types of property tax appeals, including hotel, multi-family, retail, office, and industrial properties. Mr. […] more

Mr. Wolfe is the Managing Partner in the Property Tax Department at Skoloff & Wolfe, PC, where he focuses his practice on representing taxpayers in significant real estate tax appeals and property tax related matters. He has extensive experience in all types of property tax appeals, including hotel, multi-family, retail, office, and industrial properties. Mr. […] more

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