16B — August 20 - September 16, 2021 — New Jersey/Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


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IMC promotes Shaffer, MBA to project executive

HORT HILLS, NJ — Christian Walsifer , senior executive direc- tor and prin- cipal of The Blau & Berg C o m p a n y was awarded t h e S I OR (Society of Industrial and Office R e a l t o r s ) “We would like to congratu- late Christian Walsifer on receiving his SIOR designa- tion. He has been an integral member of the company’s team for fifteen years,” said Jason M. Crimmins, CCIM, SIOR , president of The Blau & Berg Company and president of SIOR’s New Jersey Chapter. “His success rate and profes- sionalism are such an impor- tant component of our ongoing growth.” MAREJ Insleymoves into PAReal EstateMarket Designation. SIOR is the lead- ing global professional office, industrial, and retail real es- Christian Walsifer Sr. executive dir. &principal has +15 years at the company Walsifer of The Blau & Berg Co. receives SIORdesignation tions, cost analyses and land- lord/tenant relationships. S

MALVERN, PA — IMC Construction announced the promotion of Jonathon Shaf-

president & CEO Rob Cot- tone . “His dedication and drive have been vital to not only the 2222 Market project team but to our company.” In his new role as project executive, Shaffer will provide continuity from preconstruc- tion through the entire con- struction phase and ensure the appropriate resources are available for the project. He takes an active role in key milestone events in the precon- struction phase to include the partnering session, GMP de- velopment, value engineering, constructability, and schedule reviews. Jonathon oversees construction and leverages his experience and expertise to ensure the project remains on schedule and within budget. Shaffer received his Master of Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University and Bachelor of Science in Business Admin- istration from Kutztown University. MAREJ

tate association. With more than 3,400 members in 42 countries, SIOR represents today's most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate broker- age specialists. Walsifer joined The Blau & Berg Company in 2006 with a background in chemical en- gineering and finance. Over his 15 years at the company, he has worked his way up the ladder and is now a principal. Walsifer is responsible for all phases of real estate negotia- ern Shore representing buyers and sellers as well and land- lords and tenants. In the last few years, he has participated in 14 sales transactions in downtown Salisbury alone and finished with the Achiever’s status at SVN International Corp. (over $300,000 in gross commission income). Insley has family ties to Pennsylvania and graduated from Gettysburg College, so

fer, MBA to pro j ec t ex - ecutive. With over 15 years of industry exper ience , Jonathon has played a key ro l e in the success of sev- eral projects for IMC.

Jonathon Shaffer

This promotion recognizes the continual contributions and direction Shaffer has provided while with IMC Construction. Since starting with IMC as a project manager, Shaffer’s pas- sion for construction has shown through in every project includ- ing the Chemours Discovery Hub and 2222 Market St. in Philadelphia. “Jon has been essential in successfully managing our proj- ects in Philadelphia specifically 2222 Market St., a 19-story high-rise in Philadelphia.” IMC

obtaining his real estate license had always been a goal. SVN Miller Commercial recently secured their PA brokerage license, clearing the way for Insley’s advisory services to expand, extending his service reach to better serve his clients. “I am always looking for ways to better serve my clients and having a greater geographical reach is just a no-brainer”, said Insley. MAREJ

PENNSYLVANIA, PA — Tonney Insley , senior advisor with SVNMiller Commercial

Real Estate obtained his Pennsy l va - nia Real Es- tate license. I n s l e y ha s consistently g r o wn h i s market share on the East-

SCOPE Capital Group adds Brown as senior dir.

Tonney Insley

NAIOP NJ honors eight CRE companies and organizations at 2021 President’s Awards Reception

tal markets, Ed is a major ad- dition to the firm’s expansion.” “Ed will be instrumental in the continued growth of our multifamily business,” adds Phil Sharrow , managing director of SCOPE and princi- pal of SCOPE Capital Group. “He practices with extreme transparency which will create synergies throughout our plat- form, something we believe the industry lacks. A great value-add to our company and our clients.” Brown said, “I am excited to have the opportunity to match the collaborative culture, digi- tal resources, and impressive growth at SCG with my estab- lished service-driven practice. This feels like a great fit at this stage of my career, and I look forward to contributing to the company’s strategic growth.” Prior to leading Quaker Realty Capital, Brown served as svp/managing director at NorthMarq in Philadelphia. In his other roles, Brown served as principal/co-found- er of Devon Realty Capital, which acted as the exclusive advisor for PGIM, formerly Prudential Mortgage Capital, and held positions at Hamil- ton Bank, Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, and Provident Mutual Life Insur- ance Company. MAREJ

PHILADELPHIA, PA — SCOPE Capital Group LLC (SCG) has announced that Ed-

wardBrown ha s j o i ne d SCOPE Capi- tal Group as a senior di- rector in the firm’s Phila- delphia office. B r o w n will focus on

HOLMDEL, NJ — More than 200 industry leaders joined NAIOPNew Jersey in honoring some of commercial real estate’s most venerable companies and organizations as the chapter hosted its 2021 President’s Awards Reception. This special edition of the commercial real estate devel- opment association’s annual recognition event, which was held at Bell Works in Holm- del, was its first in-person gathering since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the switch to virtual programming. “We all learned many impor- tant lessons during the pan- demic, including the knowl- edge that success, resilience and endurance require us to be disciplined, focused, flexible, creative, adaptable, tenacious and hopeful,” said the associa- tion’s president, Gus Milano of Hartz Mountain Indus- tries . “As our NAIOP NJ family comes back together for the first time in many months, it is the perfect time to honor eight venerable companies and organizations that exemplify those traits – and to thank them for their leadership and service to the association, our industry and the State of New

Edward Brown

sourcing and securing financ- ing for all commercial real estate asset classes in the Philadelphia MSA. Brown has originated and closed in excess of $2 billion of commercial mortgage loans during his 40-year career in commercial real estate finance. He joins SCG from Quaker Realty Capital, where he worked for six years in debt and equity advisory and placement for commercial real estate projects. “Ed has an impressive track record securing com- plex finance opportunities,” adds Matthew Rosenberg , managing director of SCOPE Capital Group. “He provides an extensive underwriting skillset to each loan request and is a top real estate finance deal maker in the Northeast Corridor. Combining SCG’s data-driven platformwith Ed’s deep relationships in the capi-

Pictured at NAIOP New Jersey’s 2021 President’s Awards Reception are (back, l-r): Ryan Sanzari (Alfred Sanzari Enterprises), Sam Ruda (Port Authority of NY & NJ), Gus Milano (Hartz Mountain Indus - tries), Kelly McCormick (Langan Engineering & Environmental Ser - vices), Morris Davis (Rutgers University), Jeff Hipschman (CBRE); front (l-r): Andrew Robins (Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.), Dave Gibbons and Anne Evans Estabrook (Elberon Development Group) and Dr. James Hughes (Rutgers University).

ed the induction of James Hughes , dean emeritus at Rutgers’ Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, into the NAIOP NJ Hall of Fame. One of NAIOP NJ’s largest events of the year, the Presi- dent’s Awards was canceled in 2020 due to pandemic restric- tions. The association expects to continue the transition to in-person events during the next several months. MAREJ

Jersey.” The 2021 honorees were Alfred Sanzari Enterpris- es, CBRE, Elberon Devel- opment Group, Kushner Real Estate Group, Langan Engineering & Environ- mental Services, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Rutgers the State University of New Jersey, and Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. The evening also includ-

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