16B — January 16 - 29, 2015 — New Jersey — M id A tlantic

Real Estate Journal


CREW NJ Welcomes Incoming Board, Celebrates President’s Award Winners BASKING RIDGE, NJ — In December, CREW NJ–Commercial Real EstateWomen of NewJersey thanked its sponsors and outgoing Board, welcomed the incoming Board, and celebrated the President’s Award winners at the association’s annual “Induction and Year-End Celebration.” The luncheon event was held at Dolce Basking Ridge. “This event is especially important,” said outgoing chapter President Monica Ceres, Esq. of Giordano, Halleran &Ciesla. “It not only provides the opportunity to celebrate another successful year, but also to honor members for their long-time service, and to mark the transition in the chapter’s leadership.” Inducted as the chapter’s 2015 Board of Directors and slate of officers were President and CREW Network Delegate, Susan Karp, Esq., Cole Schotz; President-Elect and CREW Network Delegate, Rebecca Mach- inga, CPA, WithumSmith + Brown; Treasurer, Tara DelGavio, CPA, Cohn Reznick; and Recording Secretary, Lory Karakashian, PE, CME, InSite Engineering, LLC. Also on the slate are Director of Membership, Krista Korinis, Global Installation Resources, Inc.; Director of Programming, Tara Phelan Carver, Esq., Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.; Director of Sponsor- ship, DianeMenard, Prestige Title Agency and Jennifer Mazaway, Esq., Genova Burns; Director of Special Projects, Suzanne Bonney, Santander Global Facilities; Director of Public Relations, Colleen Logan, Sobel & Co., LLC; Director of Philanthropy, TinaMarie Cortina, Liberty Eleva- tor Corp,; and Advisors, Monica J. Ceres, Esq., Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.; Patricia Riedel, CBRE, Inc.; and Cheryl Hardt, CBRE, Inc. The 2014 President’s Awards winners were Sheila Nall, Director of Interior Design for KSS Architects, and Patricia Faulkner, Faulkner Studios. Nall, a past President of CREWNJ, and Faulkner, a long-time committee chairman, were honored for their outstanding service to the chapter and to commercial real estate. “We are exceptionally pleased to honor Sheila and Patricia with these awards,” said Ceres. December’s philanthropy was CREW NJ’s 15th Annual Toy Drive, benefiting the New Jersey Battered Women’s Service Children’s Pro- gram. Karen Rossilli Kiefer of Par Solutions & Par Flooring led the effort. “The gifts and gift cards collected benefited approximately 400 children and 200 families,” said Rossilli Kiefer. “We sincerely appreciate and thank everyone for their generosity,” said Ceres. CREWNJ is the New Jersey Chapter of CREWNetwork (Commercial Real Estate Network), which is dedicated to the advancement of women in commercial real estate. Membership organizations are comprised of nearly 9,000members representing every discipline within the industry and are located in 73 chapters across North America. CREW Network seeks to influence the success of the commercial real estate industry by focusing on fulfilling four key initiatives: business development, leadership development, industry research and career outreach. Members represent fields as diversified as accountants, archi- tects, appraisers, asset/property managers, attorneys, consultants, de- velopers, lenders, leasing and sales brokers, mortgage bankers/brokers, marketing specialists, market and investment analysts, corporate real estate representatives and title/escrow officers. For more information on programming, sponsorship or membership, please contact CREWNJ at (609) 585-6871, via email or visit the website at www.crewnj.org. n

2015 BOARD OF DIRECTORS PRESIDENT Susan Karp, Esq., Cole Schotz skarp@coleschotz.com PRESIDENT-ELECT Rebecca Machinga, CPA, WithumSmith + Brown rmachinga@withum.com TREASURER Tara DelGavio, CPA, Cohn Reznick tara.delgavio@cohnreznick.com SECRETARY Lory Karakashian, PE, CME , InSite Engineering, LLC Lory@InSiteEng.net DIRECTOR - MEMBERSHIP Krista Korinis, Global Installation Resources, LLC kkorinis@gi-resources.com DIRECTOR - PHILANTHROPY TinaMarie Cortina, Liberty Elevator Corporation tcortina@libertyelevator.com DIRECTOR - PROGRAMMING Tara Carver, Esq., Giordano Halleran & Ciesla P.C. tphelancarver@ghclaw.com DIRECTOR - PUBLIC RELATIONS Colleen Logan, Sobel & Co., LLC colleen.logan@sobel-cpa.com DIRECTOR - SPECIAL PROJECTS Suzanne Bonney, AIA, Santander Global Facilities smbonneyra@comcast.net DIRECTOR - SPONSORSHIP Jennifer Mazawey, Esq., Genova Burns

jmazawey@genovaburns.com DIRECTOR - SPONSORSHIP Diane Menard, Prestige Title Agency, Inc. diane.menard@prestigetitle.net COUNSEL/ADVISOR Cheryl Hardt, CBRE Group, Inc.

cheryl.hardt@cbre.com COUNSEL/ADVISOR Monica J. Ceres, Esq., Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.

mceres@ghclaw.com COUNSEL/ADVISOR Patricia Riedel, CBRE Group, Inc.

pat.riedel@cbre.com www.crewnj.org

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