30B — December 9 - 22, 2011 — New Jersey — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal

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Industrial Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc.


Installation of Officers, Star Awards, Sponsor Expo Highlight ICREW New Jersey December Luncheon Meeting B ASKING RIDGE, NJ — “It’s hard to believe that 2011 is PAR Flooring; and Cheryl Marraffino of Skanska USA Building.

PRESIDENT Cheryl Hardt CBRE Cheryl.hardt@cbre.com PRESIDENT ELECT & CREW NETWORK DELEGATE Patricia A. Riedel CB Richard Ellis, Inc. Patricia.riedel@cbre.com Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C. ssilverstein@wgcpas.com RECORDING SECRETARY Rachel M. Brindisi NAI Global rbrindisi@naiglobal.com DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP Mary Lynn Kearns Dancker, Sellew & Douglas Account Manager mkearns@dancker.com CO-DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING Monica Ceres, Esq. Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. mceres@ghclaw.com CO-DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING (PHILANTHROPY) Susan Karp Farer Fersko, P.A. skarp@farerlaw.com CO-DIRECTOR, SPONSORSHIP Patricia D. Faulkner NAI Global pfaulkner@naiglobal.com CO-DIRECTOR, SPONSORSHIP Diane Menard Prestige Title Agency, Inc. diane2@prestigetitle.net DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS GOLF Robin S. Grossman Edge Technologies Rgros30687@aol.com DIRECTOR, SPECIAL PROJECTS WEBSITE/PR Rebecca Machinga, CPA WithumSmith+Brown, P.C. rmachinga@withum.com ADVISOR & CREW NETWORK DELEGATE Sheila Spriggs Nall KSS Architects snall@kssarchitects.com ADVISOR Silvana Finizio Carousel Industries of North America sfinizio@carouselindustries.com TREASURER Sefi Silverstein

includes President-Elect and CREW Network Delegate Patricia Riedel of CBRE; Recording Secretary Rachel Brindisi of NAI Global; and Treasurer Sefi Silverstein of Wilkin & Guttenplan. Co-directors of Sponsor- ship are Patricia Faulkner of NAI Global and Diane Menard of Prestige Title Agency; Director of Mem- bership is Mary Lynn Ke- arns of Dancker, Sellew & Douglas; Co-directors of Programming are Monica Ceres of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, and Susan Karp of Cole, Schotz, Meisel, Forman & Leonard; and Co-direc- tors of Special Projects are Robin Grossman of Zycus and Rebecca Machinga of WithumSmith+Brown. Sheila Nall will continue to serve as Advisor and CREW Network Delegate; Past President Silvana Finizio of Carousel Industries will serve as Advisor; and An- nette Murray of Wilkin & Guttenplan will serve as Advisor-Bylaws. The December luncheon event also featured presen- tation of the Annual Star Awards for outstanding achievements and contri- butions of ICREW NJ. The 2011 recipients wereAnnette Murray; Silvana Finizio; Sefi Silverstein; Mary Lynn Kearns; Karen Rossilli of

over already, and I would like to welcome everyone to our annual year-end transition meeting at which we thank our outgoing board and greet our incoming board,” said Sheila Nall of KSS Archi- tects. Her remarks kicked off the final act of her term as President of ICREW NJ, with the organization’s De- cember luncheon meeting at the Dolce Hotel & Resort highlighted by the instal- lation of 2012 officers and directors. “I think you’ll all agree that 2011 has seen a great lineup of programs and events for the year, and 2012 promises to be even better,” she said. “And now, as my final order of business, I want to call Cheryl Hardt to the podium as your new President for 2012.” “My focus for 2012 will be about opportunity,” said Hardt, of CBRE. “We’re go- ing to focus, no matter where we are in the business cycle, on opportunity—developing education, networking, and community. All of our pro- gramming will emphasize the ability for members to create and take advantage of trends in our marketplace.” Hardt heads a 2012 slate of officers and directors that

Other highlights of the event were the ICREW NJ Sponsor Expo; and the De- cember philanthropy, ICREW NJ’s 11th Annual Toy Drive to benefit the New Jersey Battered Women’s Service Children’s Program. “The response to the toy drive was outstanding,” said Nall. “It just re-emphasizes that philanthropy is such a large part of who we are here at ICREW, and I am proud to be a part of it.” ICREWNJ is the New Jer- sey organization for women involved in all aspects of commercial and industrial real estate. Members rep- resent fields as diversified as accountants, architects, appraisers, asset/property managers, attorneys, consul- tants, developers, lenders, leasing and sales brokers, mortgage bankers/brokers, marketing specialists, mar- ket and investment ana- lysts, corporate real estate representatives and title/ escrow officers. For more in- formation on programming, sponsorship or membership, please contact ICREW NJ at (609) 585-6871, via email icrewnj@crewnetwork.org or visit their website at www. icrewnj.org ■

About ICREW NJ Founded in 1982, ICREW NJ (New Jersey Chapter of Industrial Commercial Real Estate Women, Inc.) is a not- for-profit organization that promotes communication and interaction between experienced commercial real estate professionals in New Jersey. ICREW NJ is the New Jersey organization for women involved in all aspects of Commercial and Industrial Real Estate. Members represent fields as diversified as accountants, architects, appraisers, asset/property managers, attorneys consultants, developers, lenders, leasing and sales bro- kers, mortgage bankers/brokers, marketing specialists, market and investment analysts, corporate real estate representatives and title/escrow officers.

ADVISOR & BYLAWS Annette Murray, CPA Wilkin & Guttenplan, PC amurray@wgcpas.com

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