20A — October 12 - 25, 2012 — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


C ompany N ews

With NAI Advent NAI Global expands into greater Calgary

Dedicated to serving the needs of community banks Regal Bank achieves 5 year milestone as ICBA member

Princeton, NJ — NAI Global , the managed net- work of commercial real estate firms and one of the largest real estate services provid- ers worldwide, announced its expansion of coverage into the Calgary province of Alberta, Canada, with the addition of NAI Advent . Headquartered in Calgary, NAI Advent is a full-service commercial firm offering a complete range of real estate services including buying and selling, leasing, development, group investment and prop-

erty management services. NAI Advent was co-founded by Garry Bobke, Sid Smith and Luke Stiles , all industry veterans with extensive expe- rience in the commercial real estate industry. “NAI Global is a tremen- dous commercial real estate organization with a global platform that will allow us to broaden our services and enhance our ability to pro- vide world-class service to our clients,” said NAI Advent business director, Sid Smith CCIM. n ings in the surveys by earning a high level of respect among their peers for their abilities, professionalism, and integ- rity. Robert Fox , managing part- ner of MGKF, shared his enthu- siasm about Meloy’s achieve- ment. “Michael is extremely deserving of this honor. No one works harder and is more thorough, analytic, tenacious and effective as a lawyer than Michael. We are all very proud of his accomplishments and so lucky to have him as a partner of the firm.” Meloy was hum- bled by the news. “To be singled out by my peers is an honor I will always remember.” n


IVINGSTON, NJ — Regal Bank was recently recognized by

said Regal Bank’s CFO Dan Tower . “We look forward to continuing our role with ICBA to help strengthen and preserve the community banking industry so that con- sumers across the nation can have the experience of work- ing with a local, community bank for years to come.” Community banks reinvest in their communities every day because they are an in- tegral part of the economic, financial and civic fabric of thousands of towns and cit- ies across America. They are common-sense lenders that exist solely to serve the needs HFF ranked as the fifth fast- est growing company overall and ranked third based on profit growth as reported in the September 24th issue of Fortune magazine. Fortune ranked companies based on their revenue and EPS growth rates, as well as their three- year annualized total return for the period ended June 29, 2012. “We would like to thank

of their local customers and communities. “ICBA is fortunate to have Regal Bank as a member of the association for five years,” adds ICBA president and CEO Camden Fine . “Community banks such as Regal Bank are relationship bankers that are passion- ately committed to serving the needs of their local cus- tomers and communities. It’s community banks like Regal Bank that drive economic stability and prosperity on Main Street and make their communities better places to work and live.” n our clients for their confi- dence in our ability to create successful and innovative capital markets solutions to satisfy their capital market needs in an ever changing global environment as well as the hard work and dedica- tion of each of our more than 540 associates throughout our 21 nationwide offices, as both are key to our success,” said John Pelusi , CEO of HFF, Inc. n ney and Nahmias co-founded Contractors for Kids (CFK), the largest Long Island char- ity supported by the construc- tion, architecture and real estate community. Composed of nearly 300 businesses and individuals, CFK provides fi- nancial assistance to children and their families impacted by health-related crises. To date, CFK has raised $3 mil- lion and assisted more than 250 families in need of fund- ing for medical procedures, travel, equipment, long-term care, mortgage payments, and, sadly, funeral expenses. Stalco’s affiliate, Stalco In- ternational Group , designs and erects custom engineered buildings for developers and architects of commercial, of- fice, institutional, public and industrial structures. Stalco works in a partnership with Varco Pruden Buildings , a division of BlueScope Build- ings North America , one of the leaders of the pre-engi- neered buildings industry. n

the Independent Commu- nity Bankers of America ( ICBA ) for reaching the five- year milestone as an ICBA member. ICBA is the only national trade association dedicated exclusively to serv- ing the needs of the nation’s more than 7,000 community banks. “As an ICBA member, Re- gal Bank is proud to be a part of a nationwide network of community banks that advocate on behalf of this industry and its customers,” PITTSBURGH, PA – HFF, Inc. announced it was notified of its inclusion in the S&P SmallCap 600 index, and that it was ranked #5 in Fortune’s 100 Fastest-Growing Compa- nies. HFF was added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS Diversi- fied Capital Markets Sub-In- dustry index after the close of trading on September 18th and replaces Stratasys, Inc., an information technology Islandia, NY — Stalco Construction, Inc. was rec- ognized as the nation’s 26th largest construction manager and 89th largest contractor in the recently published Build- ing Design & Construction magazine’s 2012 Giants 300 ranking of leading U.S. con- struction firms. Stalco is a general contracting and con- struction management firm active in New York City, on Long Island and throughout the NY/NJ/CT Tri-State area. “Stalco has benefitted im- mensely from the dedication and professionalism of its em- ployees,” said Stalco principal and CFO Kevin Harney. “We promised our personnel that no one would be laid off due to the economy, but in exchange requested that everyone on the team gets involved in business development efforts, commits to deadlines and ensures the highest level of service in all interactions with clients. The success of this approach is reflected in Stalco’s lat-

Best Lawyers’ names Meloy 2013 Phila. Environmental Law Lawyer of the Year

Philadelphia, PA — Michael Meloy of Manko, Gold, Katcher & Fox, LLP ,

HFF joins S&P SmallCap 600 Index firm.

( MGKF ) has been named t h e Ph i l a - delphia En- vironmental Law Lawyer of the Year by The Best Lawyers in America.

Michael Meloy

Only one lawyer in each specialty in a community is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year.” According to Best Lawyers, the lawyers named “Lawyers of the Year” have received particularly high rat-

Building Design & Construction Magazine ranks Stalco Construction as the 26th Largest Construction Manager

NJ Businesses lend support to make ‘The 4 Miler at Garret Mountain’ a success

est national ranking and the fact that we have expanded our staff by 50% amidst the worst recession in the recent history.” “The firm’s proactive ap- proach in addressing the re- cession has resulted in a sol- id pipeline of assignments,” added Stalco president Alan Nahmias . “Today, Stalco has more than $135 million worth of projects under contract, nearly four times the amount just four years ago.” Since the firm’s inception, the entire Stalco team has been involved in supporting the local community through responsible corporate citizen- ship and charity work. Har- Kevin Harney & Alan Nahmias

Shown from left: Stuart Berger, principal, Real Estate Group, Sax Macy Fromm; Timothy P. Barr, VP for development, St. Joseph’s Healthcare System; and Robert Paz, managing dir., Sax Macy Fromm.

WOODLAND PARK, NJ — Garret Mountain Reserva- tion was a hub of excitement on Sept. 8, as more than 200 runners and walkers partici- pated in The 4 Miler at Garret Mountain, raising over $40,000 for the Pediatric Hematology/ Oncology Department of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospi- tal. The Sax Macy Fromm (SMF) Foundation sponsored

the inaugural event. In addition to the Sax Macy Fromm Foundation, event sponsors included: Capital One; Columbia Bank; PNC Bank; River Drive Con- struction; SHG Planning, Inc; Sills Cummis & Gross, P.C.; Sovereign Bank; Tri- umph Construction Corp; Valley National Bank; and Venetian. n

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