20B — April 11 - 24, 2014 — New Jersey — M id A tlantic

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CCI promotes Ravensbergen to vice president at firm

Hornik has been in private lending for +20 years LHR&G launches website for private lender law practice

team and her clients. She has focused on strategies that help the company prosper in today’s ever-changing public relations landscape. Ravensbergen is in- sightful and optimistic, and we couldn’t ask for a better senior executive.” Among Ravensbergen’s di- verse areas of work at the agency, she also has garnered a wide range of newmedia and prestigious business organiza- tions that are key in the com- pany’s success. “Outstanding client service and great results are most im- portant,” Ravensbergen said. “To achieve this, it is essen- tial to stay current with new technologies and processes, to promote teamwork and collaborate with clients on a regular basis. I’m excited to make a positive contribution to CCI in those areas.” Ravensbergen of Dumont, earned her bachelor’s degree in Marketing Communications at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology and began her public relations career at Ma- rina Maher Communications. She held leadership positions at Cairns & Associates, as ac- count director for beauty and personal care consumer brands (including Avon, Chesebrough- Ponds).  operate our brokerage firm while also leveraging the ex- pertise of the NAI network to deliver superior results for our clients throughout our target markets.” The survey is conducted by The Lipsey Company , a training and consulting firm specializing in the commer- cial real estate industry to equip organizations and their practitioners with the skills necessary to succeed in today's competitive environment. In other news, NAI James E. Hanson marked another successful year at their an- nual Hanson Awards at The Venetian in Garfield onMarch 12th. The Hanson Awards Dinner celebrates the achieve- ments of the firm’s brokers, property management division and support staff members over the past year while rec- ognizing those who have gone above and beyond. The Hanson Awards Dinner includes a variety of awards given to celebrate the achieve- ments of individual members of the NAI James E. Hanson team. 

PARAMUS, NJ — In a move reflecting continued growth and broad, specialized

services, Ca- ryl Commu- n i c a t i on s (CCI ) ha s p r o m o t e d Karen Ra- vensbergen to vice presi- dent. A p u b l i c relations and


nationwide. Services include title review; licensing and regulatory review; private placements; co-lender and participation agreements; master loan purchase agree- ments; preparation of market loan documents; deal struc- turing; new product develop- ment; topical legal research and analysis; and foreclosure and workout advice on non- performing loans. The firm has helped close more than $2 billion in private lender loans nationwide. “We built a strong, well- rounded t eam des i gned around a private lender’s unique needs, which requires quick, efficient closings across the country,” Hornik said. Hornik has been a recog- nized leader in the private lending space for more than 20 years. Combining his knowl- edge of the industry with his legal expertise, Hornik offers private lenders the opportunity to work with an attorney who thoroughly understands the regulatory challenges of the industry. An accomplished transaction attorney, he serves as the co- chair of LHR&G’s real estate, and networking from5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and a panel presentation and discussion. Panelists included Geoffrey Schubert , senior vice presi- dent, CBRE ; David Simpson , vice chairman, Newmark Grubb Night Frank ; Gene Diaz , founder and principal, Prism Capital Partners ; John Saraceno, Jr. , manag- ing principal, Onyx Equities ; Jeremy Neuer , executive vice president, CBRE ; Michael DeMarco , CEO, Mack-Cali ;

real estate finance, and lease practicing groups in addition to his responsibilities as chair of the private lender practice group. He is also a three-term mayor of Marlboro Twp. “It’s one thing to know the law – it’s another thing al- together to understand the demands private lenders face from clients and brokers,” Hornik said. “That’s why our private lender law practice is built around what lenders and borrowers need to close loans. Each and every state has different regulations and requirements. We are fully knowledgeable and highly experienced, nationwide.” Under Hornik's direction and experience, LHR&G’s private lending practice is uniquely positioned to help clients deftly navigate the private lender market. "The private lending in- dustry is changing, but there remains immense need for capital, particularly in the real estate sector," Hornik said. "It's a space I've been working in for years, so I look forward to bringing my exper- tise to our clients in addition to my legal counsel."  With roots dating back to 1927, IOREBA is one of the nation’s largest regional com- mercial real estate groups, growing to more than 300 members conducting business in NJ, NY, PA and CT. The organization is continually expanding its offerings, de- signing more useful programs, and teaming with co-hosts for several events to improve the networking environment.  “Over the years, Ting and Kronfeld have helped to steadi- ly grow our office sector busi- ness and are considered mar- ket leaders in this region,” said Barry Mertz , SIOR, CEO. “At NAI Mertz, we are thrilled to have them as part of our dedicated team, and I am even more excited to an- nounce their well-deserved promotions. Their dedication in providing their clients with focused market knowledge, skillful negotiation skills, and persistence is unparalleled,” Mertz added.  and Michael Seeve , president, Mountain Development . About IOREBA

REEHOLD, NJ — Jonathan Hornik, Esq. , partner at Laroc-

ca Hornik R o s e n & Greenberg (LHR&G ) , announced the launch of a new web- site dedicat- ed to its pri- vate lender law group.

Karen Ravensbergen

marketing firm based in Para- mus, CCI has consistently expanded its services and team over the years to meet the industry’s evolving dynam- ics. In the past decade, the rapid growth of communica- tions technology has further increased the opportunity to connect through multiple platforms. “This well-earned promotion reflects Karen’s many talents, her hard work and her com- mitment to the company,” said Caryl Bixon Gordon , presi- dent. Ravensbergen originally joined the agency in 2014 as an account coordinator with a strong background in PR. She quickly became a manager and was then promoted to as- sistant vice president. “In that time, Ravensbergen developed strong relationships with our

Jonathan Hornik

The private lender law group offers a full suite of legal services catered to the private lending industry, including the capability to close loans within a 24-hour period. “Private lenders need an experienced partner to advise them on how to provide the best possible execution while meeting their clients’ expec- tations for service,” Hornik said. “Our thorough under- standing of both lender and borrower needs provide us with a unique advantage to thoroughly and expertly serve the private lender market.” The private lender law prac- tice at LHR&G services clients in all 50 states, represent- ing more than 50 lenders TEANECK, NJ — On Mon- day, March 25th, the Indus- trial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area (IOREBA), hosted its 26 th an- nual Developer’s Night event at the Marriott at Glenpointe Hotel in Teaneck. A panel of distinguished commercial real estate professionals discussed the state of the current com- mercial real estate marketplace in NJ, as well as new trends and development projects. The event began with cocktails

NAI Global ranked among top 5 CRE brand in Lipsey Survey

IOREBA hosts 26 th Annual Developer’s Night

TETERBORO, NJ — NAI Global earned the number four spot in the 2019 Lipsey

Survey of Top 25 Commer- cial Real Es- tate Brands. The survey was conduct- e d am o n g 100,000 com- mercial real estate profes-

William Hanson

sionals using a combination of ballot voting, phone interviews and focus groups to identify the top global brands. NAI Global is the only owner-op- erated commercial real estate network represented in the top five. NAI James E. Hanson has been a member of NAI Global since 1982. “We are tremendously proud of the most recent results from the Lipsey survey, as they con- tinue to display the strength of the NAI Global network,” said William Hanson , president of NAI James. E. Hanson . “The NAI Global network’s reputation for excellence and its broad market expertise allows us to independently

NAI Mertz announces promotion of two long-time employees

MT. LAUREL, NJ — NAI Mertz announced the promo- tion of two of its long-time em-

is a past president of the SIOR New Jersey chapter and a member of the NAI Global

ployees, fur- ther demon- strating the firm’s success in the com- mercial real estate office sector in the southern NJ marketplace.

Office Coun- cil . She is a licensed sales- person in NJ. Julie Kro- nfeld, SIOR , will now serve as vice pres- ident-office division. Kro-

Becky Ting

Julie Kronfeld

Becky Ting, SIOR , and 24- year veteran with the firm, has been promoted to senior vice president-office division. Ting

nfeld is also a member of the NAI Global Office Council. She is a licensed salesperson in NJ, PA and FL.

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