20B — December 18 - January 14, 2020 — New Jersey/Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


P eople on the M ove

Avison Young promotes StarktoVPofprojectmgmt.

As exec. director, strategic business dev./marketing General contractor, RCS Construction hires Ebersole

House at Odette’s, a boutique hotel in New Hope, PA; and space renovations for Perfor- mance Garage, a Philadel- phia non-profit dedicated to supporting the professional dance and performing arts communities. “Jennifer is committed to providing best-in-class services to Avison Young’s clients,” said David Fa - hey , principal and manag- ing director. “Her leadership skills and can-do attitude will strengthen our reputation as the best Project Management team in the region.” With over 25 years of experi- ence, Stark is a licensed archi- tect, with an advanced degree in historic preservation, and a Certified Sustainable Build- ing Advisor. Before joining Avison Young, she was the founder and principal of Stark Design, a certified Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) for 19 years. MAREJ for our entire team in saying we are thrilled to have her in this new role.” A highly respected indus- try veteran, Crisafulli pos- sesses extensive experience in both business-to-business and business-to-consumer public relations, and has been involved in numerous award-winning marketing and public relations campaigns. “Sandy is known by her clients as a top-level service provider who works diligently for them and produces out- standing results; as COO, she will be in touch with all of the firm’s clients and contribute to their successes,” added Bixon- Gordon. “I am truly honored to step into this expanded role with a company that has continually provided me with new career opportunities – and adven- tures,” said Crisafulli. “Those who work with and for Caryl Communications know this is a company deeply committed to its clients, many of whom have been with our firm for decades. That longevity speaks volumes about how we do business.” As one of NJ’s top PR firms, Caryl Communications offers full public relations and market- ing communications services to clients across a range of indus- tries, including commercial and residential real estate, health- care, retail, technology, archi- tecture, finance, professional services, non-profit organiza- tions and many others. MAREJ

WEST CONSHOHOCK- EN, PA — Avison Young’s Philadelphia office announced


that Jenni- fer Stark, AIA, CSBA , h a s b e e n promoted to vice presi - dent of proj- ect manage- ment. Stark had worked

Engineering and a M. Engr. Degree in Engineering Science from The Pennsylvania State University. Prior to joining RCS Con- struction, Ebersole developed and executed strategic busi- ness development, marketing and public relations programs at various private AEC firms and also led a diverse group of companies through strategic planning and executive busi- ness coaching programs that resulted in significant growth of those companies. “We are very excited to have Glenn on board. His depth of experience, knowledge of the AEC industry, strategic thinking and insights and his regional and national network Advisory Board provides guid- ance in developing programs for and communicating with IREM members who manage HUD-subsidized or insured properties; meets with HUD, rural development and other governmental bodies and re- views their directives. As a member of the FHAB, Wirth will travel to DC twice a year to meet with housing officials at HUD, Public Housing and USDARural Housing to discuss the issues facing the affordable housing industry. “I am so pleased to once again be appointed as a mem- ber of the IREM Federal Hous- ing Advisory Board,” said Wirth. “This Board provides about working with U.S. service members and their families and veterans to find the housing solutions that best suit their needs and to take full advan- tage of available benefits and support. Once completing this curriculum, real estate agents will understand the processes and procedures involved in a military relocation and how these impact service members’ relocation and housing choices. They will be able to use demo- graphics of the military market to formulate business strate- gies and determine service offerings for sellers and buyers and enhance sensitivity to the emotional issues involved when a military family relocates. Additionally, Hallingstad can explain the basics of VA financ- ing and recognize situations in

of strategic relationships and connections will complement our team and help us grow the company,” said Meg Conroy , owner, president and CEO. RCS Construct ion i s a woman-owned professional general contracting and con- struction management firm headquartered in Collegeville, PA. The firm provides general construction and construc- tion management services throughout the Mid-Atlantic Region and nationally for select clients. Their markets include: healthcare, retail, senior living, high rise & mixed use, offices, shopping centers, supermarkets, luxury residential, restaurants, and industrial. MAREJ the unique opportunity for af- fordable housing professionals to meet with top regulatory officials at HUD and USDA Rural Housing to discuss the issues directly impacting own- ers, managers and residents of affordable and subsidized housing.” A veteran in affordable hous- ing management and finance, Wirth was recently named the new president and CEO of MEND. She is the first woman to serve in this position in MEND’s 50+ year history. As a board member of the IREM, Wirth will use her experience and expertise to provide solu- tions to issues within the afford- able housing industry. MAREJ which a buyer is eligible for VA financing. Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services Fox & Roach, REAL- TORS is part of HomeServices of America, the nation’s larg- est provider of total home ser- vices and largest residential brokerage company in the U.S. in sales volume, accord- ing to 2019 REAL Trends 500 report. The company's market dominance is three times the market share of its nearest competitor. In 2019 the bro- kerage completed more than 31,457 transactions. With over 5,000 sales associates in more than 75 sales offices across the Tri-State area, the company was recently acknowledged as #1 throughout the entire Berkshire Hathaway Home- Services Network. MAREJ

OLLEGEVILLE, PA — RCS Construc- tion to announced that

Glenn Eb- ersole has j o i ned the firm as exec- utive direc- tor, strategic business de- velopment / marketing. E b e r s o l e

Jennifer Stark

as a Senior project manager for the past five years along- side Bill Connor , former principal and vice president of project management. “I’m honored to carry on Bill Connor’s legacy and lead Project Management to even more success,” Stark said. Stark’s recent accomplish- ments include serving as an Owner’s Representative for completion of a 25,000 s/f build-to-suit building for Maillie, LLP in Limerick, PA; completion of the River

Glenn Ebersole

brings more than 30 years of strategic business develop- ment, marketing and public relations experience in the Architecture/Engineering/ Construction (AEC) industry in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as nationally. Ebersole holds a B.S. degree in Civil

IREM appoints Wirth of MEND to FHAB


OORESTOWN, NJ — The IREM (Insti- tute of Real Estate

Caryl Communications promotes Crisafulli to COO

M a n a g e - ment ) has r e a p p o i n t - e d E i l e en Wirth , CEO & president o f Moor e - stown Ecu- m e n i c a l Ne i ghbor -

FAIR LAWN, NJ — Sandy Crisafulli has been promot- ed to chief operating officer

(COO) at Ca- ryl Commu- ni cat ions , ann o un c e d Caryl Bix- on-Gordon , f o u n d e r , president and chairman of the award -

Eileen Wirth

hood Development, Inc. (MEND) , to the 2021 Federal Housing Advisory Board (FHAB) . She has served on the Board since November 2014 and is a former Vice Chair and Chair of the Board. The IREM Federal Housing MACUNGIE, PA — Berk- shire Hathaway HomeSer- vices Fox & Roach, REAL- TORS congratulates Macungie sales associate Jon Hallings - tad on receiving the Military Relocation Professional (MRP) Certification from the National Association of Re- altors (NAR) . Hallingstad, a veteran himself, successfully completed the required curricu- lum to be awarded this profes- sional designation. Licensed since 2005, Hallingstad is an award-winning agent special- izing in new construction, first- time buyers and working with veterans. He resides in Ger- mansville with his wife, Judy, and they have six children. NAR’s Military Relocation Professional (MRP) certifi- cation educates REALTORS

Sandy Crisafulli

winning, Bergen County-based public relations and marketing agency with a long history of serving the regional commercial real estate industry. In this new position, Crisafulli is overseeing the firm’s day-to-day opera- tions, client strategy and team development, while continu- ing her role as senior account manager. Crisafulli has nearly three decades of both agency and client-side public relations ex- perience. Following her career launch as journalist, she served as VP at Caryl Communications in the mid-1990s. Crisafulli subsequently focused on ac- count management, writing and media relations as a contractor prior to her recent appointment to COO. “From her earliest days with us, Sandy has been an integral part of our organization and a true leader,” said Bixon-Gordon, who established Caryl Com- munications in the early 1980s. “Her appointment to COO is a natural next step, and I speak

Hallingstad of Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Fox & Roach earns military relocation designation

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