34A — May 11 - 24, 2012 — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal


P eople on the M ove

For autistic adults at The Clare Estate CIS partners with PCDI creating jobs

ARNEGAT,NJ— Walters Group has been honored by the Shore Builders Five individual achievement awards SBACNJ honorsWalters Group with four FAME Awards B

Association of Central New Jersey, Inc. (SBACNJ) for their outstanding achievements in sales and marketing over the past year with four FAME (Fabulous Achievement in Marketing Excellence) Awards and five individual achievement awards. The 9th annual ceremony was attended by over 200 members and associates of the Jersey Shore building industry. Walters won awards for Best Logo Design for a Multi-Family/ Multi-Unit Community and Best Sales Office for a Multi-Family/ Multi-Unit Rental for Stafford Preserve, a luxury rental commu- nity currently under construction in Manahawkin. In the category of Best Builder Member Direct Mail Piece, Wal- ters Homes earned the award for its “Shack” postcard promotion designed by sales associates Rick

Shown from left: Dan and Shane appreciate the opportunity to work as part of the maintenance and housekeeping staff at The Clare Estate, in Bordentown owned and managed by CIS. The two men were matched to their new jobs by PCDI, which provides treatment, education, and training to support people with autism beginning with early intervention for toddlers through support and guidance for adults.

Pictured left to right: Danielle Edreff, Pam Schuster, Melissa Giarratano, Rick Saparito, Ed Walters, Michele Bowcock and Laurie McManus; Back Row is Greg Walters, Joe Buscio, and Rylie Ragan.

ly demonstrated exemplary leadership skills on behalf of the organization. A member of the corporate/developing leaders team, Houston serves as co-chair of the programs committee and took part in the Chapter’s Strategic Plan- ning day, as well as serves as a discussion leader for the June “Mid-Year Economic the fundamentals, including leasing velocity and vacancy and rental rates, sales activity and pricing, and a ground-level perspective on demand. “This presentation will also take a look at some of the suc- cess stories, the demand driv- ers, and what I call the ‘game changers’ – Panasonic and Pru- dential, and the Urban Hub Tax Credit that facilitated those success stories,” said Stifelman. “Other topics will include hotel and multi-family development and the ripple effect on the of- fice market, and the long-term outlook for Newark.” Also on the day’s program will be a presentation by Ron Beit of RBH Group on his company’s Teachers Village development in Newark, a project combining academic buildings with residences and retail uses. Larry Leib, CCIM Saparito Jr, and Michele Bow- cock. The Walters Homes luxury design center in Barnegat also won for Best Corporate Design Center. Last summer, the design center was opened, showcasing options and upgrades available to home buyers at OceanAcres at Barnegat and Whispering Hills. Individual Achievement Awards were presented to three

Roundup” seminar. “Andrew is an extremely hard working individual who is dedicated to the real estate industry. This is a wonderful accomplish- ment for Andrew and we are very proud he has received this prestigious award from NAIOP,” said David Simon, Cassidy Turley managing prin- cipal, New Jersey. n The concluding panel is titled “The Experts Tell All About the New Jersey Real Estate Market.” Panelists will include Matthew Harding of Levin Management, discussing retail; Michael Seeve of Mountain De- velopment Corp. (office); Robert Tillsey of McBride National Ser- vices (industrial); and Matthew Schnurr of Newmark Knight Frank (multifamily). n of The CoStar Group will speak about how CoStar Property Professional can be used in the valuation process by using the income method. Jim Kirkos of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce will discuss “The Meadowlands from X to A and the Economic Impact of Super Bowl XLVIII.” And Jonathan Miller of Miller Samuel Inc. will provide an interpretation of the residential real estate economy. Walters Homes employees. For excellence in sales in the Million Dollar Club category, Laurie Mc- Manus won for New Home Sales at the Silver Level with over $7 million in sales. Rick Saparito won at the Bronze Level with over $3 million in sales. Danielle Edreff won for Options/Upgrade SalesAchievement with over $1.2 million in sales. n

Estate, a senior residential com- munity owned and managed by CIS. The two men were matched to their new jobs by PCDI, which provides treatment, education, and training to support people with autism beginning with early intervention for toddlers through support and guidance for adults. PCDI has been working with Dan and Shane since they were children, and once they turned 21, they transitioned to the Adult Life-Skills Program. “We created the program 28 years ago to offer a continuity of ser- vices,” noted MacDuff. n

BORDENTOWN, NJ— Com- munity Investment Strate- gies (CIS) has partnered with the Princeton Child Develop- ment Institute (PCDI) to help make a difference in the lives of two young men with autism. According to Christiana Foglio, founder/owner and CEO of CIS and a member of PCDI’s Board of Trustees, this partnership is an example of CIS’ commitment to include non-profit partners throughout a community. Four days a week, Shane and Dan can be found hard at work as part of the maintenance and housekeeping staff at The Clare

May 17: Cushman & Wakefield’s Stifelman to address Appraisal Institute conference

TEANECK, NJ — David Stifelman , executive director of Cushman & Wakefield ,

will address the Northeast New Jersey Chapter Ap- praisal In- stitute at its 6th Annual Meadowlands Conf erence on May 17,

Weichert Commercial appoints Costa and Serrano

MORRIS PLAINS, NJ — Weichert Commercial Brokerage appointed two

Costa joins Weichert as a sales associate. Costa brings with him over 45 years of

David Stifelman

real estate p r o f e s - s i ona l s to We i c h e r t C o m m e r - cial’s corpo- rate head- quarters of- fice. J o i n i n g

experience in construc- t i on man - agement and commercial real estate. S e r r a n o brings more than15years of experience

ROCHELLE PARK, NJ — Cassidy Turley’s vice president, principal Andrew Houston was recently hon- ored with the Rising Star Award from NAIOPNewJer- sey for his outstanding service to the organization. An active member of NAIOP New Jersey for the past five years, Houston has consistent- 2012, with a presentation titled “What’s Driving the Newark, N.J. Office Market?” The event is slated for 8:30 a.m. at the Te- aneck Marriott at Glenpointe. “I will discuss the progress and potential for New Jersey’s largest city, including a market overview of its history and re- birth, current office inventory, and the role of the city’s infra- structure,” said Stifelman. “For the current market, I will review

Edward Costa

Zena Serrano

the team are sales associates Edward Costa and Zena Serrano .

in valuation of commercial real estate for tax appeal, acquisition and appraisal. n

WCRE announces Hemo as executive VP

Cassidy Turley’s Andrew Houston receives NAIOP New Jersey Rising Star Award

and as managing partner at several holding companies. His areas of expertise include sales and leasing, investments, site identification, financing, acquisition, renovation, and property management. In his new role at WCRE, Hemo will focus on building relationships with current and prospective clients and developing custom solutions to achieve their real estate goals. n

VOORHEES, NJ – Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WCRE) is pleased to an- nounce the h i r i n g o f Leor Hemo as Executive Vice Presi- dent. Hemo has 12 years of experience as a commer- cial real es- tate professional, salesperson, Leor Hemo

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