16B — June 12 - 25, 2020 — New Jersey/Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


P eople on the M ove

DeGennaro joins Cohen Realty Group

With the help of a two-to-one corporate match REDCOMdonates $2,500 toHoly Trinity Church’s food drive

LLC based in Elizabeth as a broker/salesperson. De- Gennaro has specialized in investment real estate for over 40 years. DeGennaro has built a large client base having earned much professional acclaim due to his candid approach to the business. He holds a BS in Business Management from St. Peters University in

ELIZABETH, NJ — Co- hen Realty Group LLC an- nounced that Vito DeGenn-


ESTFIELD, NJ — The sunny weather matched the spirit

aro formerly o f Ge rbe r / Somma As- sociates and Somma As- sociates LLC has j o ined the team at Cohen Re - alty Group

of everyone involved with Holy Trinity’s Food Drive. Those in attendance included, Gregory J. Redington , president of REDCOM Design & Con- struction LL C, Christopher Battiloro, Police chief of West- field, Father Anthony Ran- dazzo, Deacon Keith Gibbons, Deacon Tom Pluta, Michael Ghabrial , manager of main- tenance & small projects of REDCOM, and other members of Holy Trinity Church, the Westfield Police Department and REDCOM. The REDCOM team was able to raise $2,500 worth of monetary and food donations for the Food Drive. Between employee donations and a two- to-one corporate match, RED- COM staff members worked together to make a difference in this trying time. The first day of the food drive included the set-up of Holy Trinity’s food sorting tables and a collection orga- nized by the Westfield Police Department inWestfield High School’s parking lot. The following day, volun- NEPTUNE, NJ — Donna M. Blaze , founding CEO of the Affordable Housing Alliance announced that she will retire from her role effective Dec. 1, 2020. Blaze founded the Monmouth Housing Alliance in 1991 to address the paucity of afford- able housing available to low- income residents in Monmouth County. In 2010, the organi- zation changed names to the Affordable Housing Alliance, expanding its services beyond Monmouth into Ocean Coun- ty and now provides services throughout the state. During NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Sidney Singer has been promoted to vice president of leasing at Levin Man- a g e m e n t C o r p o r a - tion (LMC) , a nn o un c e d M a t t h e w K. Harding , chief execu- tive officer of the North Plainfield-based

Jersey City. MAREJ Vito DeGennaro

Ware Malcomb promotes EdwardMayer to principal

Shown from left: Officer Ricardo Johnson (Westfield PD), Rose O'Hare (Member of Holy Trinity), Gregory J. Redington (president of REDCOM Design & Construction LLC), police chief Christo - pher Battiloro (Westfield PD), officer Tiffany Kenny (Westfield PD), chaplan Keith Gibbons (Westfield PD), Michael Ghabrial (manager of maintenance & small project REDCOM Design & Construction LLC).

A licensed architect in New York and New Jersey, Mayer joined Ware Malcomb in 2016 as studio manager, architec- ture for the firm’s New Jersey office. As a result of his success in growing the architecture practice, in 2018 he was pro- moted to director, architecture for the New Jersey and New York offices. Mayer holds a Bachelor’s de- gree in Architecture from the University of Notre Dame. He is an active member of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and represents Ware Malcomb at industry events throughout the region. Mayer was one of three peo- ple recently elevated to the po- sition of principal withinWare Malcomb’s offices across North America. Ware Malcomb also announced the promotion of Mary Cheval to principal, in- terior architecture & design in the firm’s Irvine, Calif. office and Jason Dooley to prin- cipal in the Atlanta, Georgia office. MAREJ

NEWARK, NJ — Ware Malcomb , an award-winning international design firm,

announc ed t h a t E d - ward May- er has been promoted to principal,aa architecture in the New Y o r k a n d Newark of-

Edward Mayer

fices. In this position, Mayer is responsible for the overall leadership and growth of the Architecture Studios for the Northeast region. “Ed’s 25+ years of architec- tural experience and strong management skills have been a tremendous asset to Ware Malcomb’s Northeast regional operations,” said Kenneth Wink , chief executive officer of Ware Malcomb. “His leader- ship has led to the continued expansion of our services in multiple states throughout the region. We congratulate Ed on his success and well-deserved promotion to principal.” MONTCLAIR, NJ — Mont- clair State’s MIX Lab has joined forces with Montclair Design Week to respond to the dire need for PPE (personal pro- tective equipment) and other medical supplies in New York and New Jersey. During the past month, more than 22,885 pieces of gear have been de- signed, assembled and donated to over a dozen medical facili- ties by a team consisting of stu- dents, faculty and volunteers. “These volunteers are mak- ing an admirable contribution to the solutions necessary to combat the COVID-19 pan- demic,” said Mimi Feliciano , founder and CEO of FEMReal Estate in Montville and advi- sory board member of the Feli-

Parishioners for Holy Trinity sorting the donations.

teers sorted the food in Holy Trinity’s auditorium. This is second of three food drives

that Holy Trinity organizes for the local community to get involved in. MAREJ

Affordable Housing Alliance announces the retirement of founding CEO Donna Blaze

her 27 years with the Alliance, she has successfully secured and renovated more than 600 affordable housing units and secured over $100,000,000 in State and Federal funding for purchase, construction, and renovation of projects. The Affordable Housing Alliance received one of the largest tri- state Sandy relief grants and became a major relief responder in the area. “Donna has transformed af- fordable housing in Monmouth County, and inNJ,” Ray Smith , board president of the Alliance, said in a prepared statement.

“She is known throughout the state for her hard work, advo- cacy and dedication to provid- ing and maintaining housing affordability. She is a leader to follow and her legacy will continue to show through her years of affordable housing ef- forts.” Smith is also leading the search committee. Prior to founding the Alliance, Blaze held roles as a residential systems administrator with the Gulf Coast Jewish Family Services Org. in FL and as coor- dinator of special housing at the Monmouth County Department of Human Services. MAREJ relationships within the retail and brokerage communities and building new connec- tions as we navigate through the new realities facing our industry. LMC is a company that emphasizes collaboration and professional growth. I am excited for the opportunity to work more closely with our successful and talented leasing team, and other department heads to grow our firm and serve clients.” MAREJ

Montclair State pools resources to deliver protective gear

Levin Management promotes Sidney Singer to VP of leasing commercial real estate services firm. The Perkasie, PA, resi- dent joined LMC as a senior leasing representative in 2018. In his new role, Singer is overseeing the firm’s leasing team and working directly with clients to develop and implement leasing strategies for their properties. “I am honored to take on this new role at Levin Management,” he said. “I look forward to continuing my established Sidney Singer

Montclair State’s MIX Lab

ciano Center for Entrepreneur- ship & Innovation at Montclair State University where the MIX Lab is housed. The MIX Lab facility allows students and community members to work together to solve problems us- ing innovation and 3D printing. The broad initiative known as the “Shield Our Heroes” campaign began in early April and also includes William Pat- erson University. MAREJ

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