14A — December 26, 2014 - January 15, 2015 — M id A tlantic

Real Estate Journal


P eople & C ompany N ews

Brings 10 years of land use planning & development experience Plemmons joinsNAIEmoryHill as a comm’l. brokerage associate

Founding partner of Maraziti Falcon LLP Counselors of RE awards Maraziti, Jr. CREdesignation

Short Hills, NJ — Jo- seph J. Maraziti, Jr. , found- ing partner of Maraziti Fal-

level of knowledge, experience, integrity, and judgment in the practice of real estate. Maraziti represents both public and private sector cli- ents in regulatory, transac- tional and litigation matters having local and national significance involving envi- ronmental and redevelopment issues. With more than forty years of experience in legal is- sues related to environmental infrastructure, and environ- mental regulation, Maraziti is an active leader and driving force in the redevelopment of cities and towns. Maraziti previously served as Chairman of the New Jersey State Planning Commission, which adopted the State De- velopment and Redevelopment Plan in March 2001. In this role, he worked with the Gov- ernor’s Cabinet, Counties, local communities and the private sector to ensure that develop- ment and redevelopment in the State of New Jersey enhances the quality of life for all citi- zens. Again in 2014, Maraziti was selected by Superlawyers Magazine (administered by Law & Politics, Inc.) for his experience in Environmental Law. Maraziti’s Martindale- Hubbell Peer Review Rating is AV Preeminent, the high- est available. Most recently, Maraziti has been appointed Chairman of the Association of Environmental Authori- ties’ recently formed Ethics Committee. n guished leadership and guid- ance that he provides to our company,” said Bill Glazer , Keystone’s CEO. “Rich has been a key executive at Key- stone from the moment he joined us, and the success of our flagship projects is due largely to his contributions.” Gottlieb has assumed a lead role in several of Keystone’s recent flagship projects, in- cluding One Conshohocken, the proposed transit-oriented mixed-use redevelopment in downtown Conshohocken, PA, and the repositioning of the Curtis Center, Philadelphia’s century-old landmark. “It is tremendously excit- ing to receive this vote of confidence from Keystone management,” said Gottlieb. “It is both personally and professionally gratifying to have a senior leadership role at Keystone.” n


and development experience in Delaware and Southeastern Pennsylvania in addition to a background in construction. His focus will be providing the highest level of service in commercial real estate sales and leasing to clients in the Tri-State area and he will represent all property types including office, retail, in- dustrial and flex commercial space. “Wolff & Samson is a well established, highly regarded regional firm that provides the perfect platform to enable us to expand our practice area,” Giantomasi said, adding “our move to Wolff & Samson will be seamless and will afford our clients access to a full complement of legal services including transactional, envi- ronmental, litigation, tax and employment.” A graduate of St. Peter’s University and Seton Hall University School of Law, Gi- antomasi has been a member of the bar since 1979. In ad- dition to his work with com- mercial clients he has previ- ously served as Essex County Counsel, Counsel to the Essex County Board of Freeholders ers group) in our 9th year on the list. Through a com- bination of an employer and employee survey, workplaces are assessed to determine strengths and opportunities. TPD was ranked among 100 total employers providing ser- vices across the board includ- building agency assignments totaling three million s/f. However, what is more tell- ing than his success at the company is his true connec- tion to the brand. “I’m a homegrown Cush- man & Wakefield guy,” said Hane. “I’ve always felt that Cushman & Wakefield was my home. I was always most comfortable here. I get the chance to learn something new every day by collaborat- ing with the people I work with which is by far, one of my favorite parts of working here at C&W.”

Plemmons graduated from the University of Virginia with a Master degree in Ur- ban Planning and from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural Resource Management. He is on the Board of Directors for The Land Conservancy for South- ern Chester County, PA and on the Trails Committee for Kennett Township, PA. n and Special Counsel to the Essex County Utilities Au- thority. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of Newark Beth Israel Hospital, the Es- sex County Bar Association and the Board of Directors of the Newark Regional Business Partnership. Gemma Giantomasi is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Fordham Law School. Her principal practice areas are commercial real estate and redevelop- ment. She will be counsel at Wolff & Samson. Francis M. Giantomasi is a graduate of Wesleyan Uni- versity and Seton Hall Law School. His practice has fo- cused on complex commercial litigation and appellate work. He will be an associate at Wolff & Samson. n ing pharmaceutical, account- ing, marketing consulting, financial services and much more. TPD was one of only three firms providing civil engineering services related to transportation infrastructure. The complete list of winners is available here. n In addition to his extensive work in the NY Metropolitan market, ane has cooperative- ly handled significant assign- ments in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Miami, NJ, San Francisco; Seattle; Washington DC, London and Mexico City. “Owen’s commitment to his clients is extraordinary, and has led to repeat busi- ness, expanded business, and referred business over the years,” said Ron Lo Russo , president of the NY Tri-State region at Cushman & Wakefield. n

EW CASTLE, DE — NAI Emory Hill announced that Tim

con LLP , h a s b e e n a w a r d e d t h e C R E (Counselor of Real Es- tate ) de s - ignation by The Coun- selors of Real

Plemmons has joined the firm as a commercial real estate associate. Plemmons h a s t e n years of land use planning

JosephMaraziti, Jr.

Estate. Maraziti was recog- nized for his focus on redevel- opment, environmental and land use law and regulation. The esteemed organization is an international group of high profile real estate prac- titioners who provide expert advisory services to clients on complex real estate property and land-related matters. Al- though Counselors represent a wide variety of backgrounds, very few are lawyers. Membership in The Counsel- ors of Real Estate is selective, extended by invitation only, attesting the practitioner's proven competence in his or her area of real estate special- ty. Members receive the CRE Designation in recognition of superior problem solving abil- ity in his respective areas of practice. regarding real prop- erty matters. Once invited to membership, CREs must ad- here to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice. Their peers recognize CREs as having consistently demonstrated the highest BALA CYNWYD, PA — Keystone Property Group announced that Richard S. Gottlieb , its senior vice president of operations and development, has been named partner at the firm, effective immediately. Since joining Keystone in 2005, Gottlieb has been an integral part of the firm’s executive team, leading Key- stone’s operations, develop- ment, marketing and man- agement functions. During a period of rapid growth for the firm, in which Keystone has expanded its portfolio of com- mercial properties and large- scale redevelopment projects throughout the Northeast, Gottlieb has taken a leading role in its most ambitious de- velopment initiatives. “It gives us great pleasure to name Rich as our partner in recognition of the distin-

Tim Plemmons

Wolff & Samson adds Giantomasi as partner tice with Giantomasi at Wolff & Samson.

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Francis J. Giantomasi is joining Wolff & Samson as a member. “Mr . Gi -

a n t o m a s i b r i n g s t o W o l f f & S ams o n a wealth of ex- perience in commercial real estate

Francis Giantomasi

and related transactional work and is recognized as a leading redevelopment attor- ney in the state,” according to Wolff & Samson member Jeffrey Chiesa . “Frank is a significant addition to our already strong real estate practice group.” In addition, Giantomasi’s son Francis M. and daughter Gemma will continue to prac-

Pottstown, PA — Traf- fic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD) is ending 2014 on an exciting note. The Best Companies Group’s annual Best Places To Work in PA competition has ranked TPD as the #29 Best Place to Work in PA (small/medium employ- Traffic Planning and Design named best place to work in PA Cushman &Wakefield promotes Owen Hane to executive dir.

Keystone Property Group names Richard S. Gottlieb partner at the firm

NEW YORK, NY — Cush- man & Wake f i e ld an - nounced that Owen Hane , a 29-year veteran of the com- mercial real estate industry, has been promoted to execu- tive director at the firm. Hane’s career at Cushman & Wakefield spans over 20 years, successfully handling assignments for corporations such as ABN AMRO; AT&T; Bloomberg, L.P.; BaubleBar, Inc.; Escada; Moda Operan- di, Inc.; Net-A-Porter; The CIT Group; UBS; Workman Publishing Co.; and WPP Group USA, and managing

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