16B — June 18 - July 22, 2021 — New Jersey/Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


P eople on the M ove

Patrick Lennon and Christopher Todd receive promotion NAI James E. Hanson names two new vice presidents

Partnership adds Kennedy and McLaurin Serge Nalbantian joins Ensemble/Mosaic team

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Ensemble Real Estate In- vestments and Mosaic De-

McLaurin Join Team Nalbantian will lead the growing Ensemble/Mosaic project team which has also added two experienced proj- ect managers. Jewelle Kennedy has transferred to Philadelphia from Ensemble’s Long Beach office where she has served in similar roles on several multi-family projects for En- semble. She joined Ensemble from AvalonBay Communi- ties, a multi-family REIT. Kennedy earned Bachelor of Science in real estate from Georgia State University and a Master of Science degree in real estate development from Columbia University, and is a member of the Urban Land Institute and is an associate member of CREW: Commer- cial Real Estate for Women. Krystal McLaurin comes to Mosaic from Palace Build- ers LLC, a general contract- ing company headquartered in Aston, PA where she served as a project manager on residential, commercial and medical office construc- tion projects. She began her career at McKissack & McK- issack, a leading African American, female owned construction management firm in Philadelphia before moving to Texas to work on several real estate projects as an owner’s representa- tive. She earned a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Virginia Commonwealth Uni- versity and a Master of Sci- ence in construction project management fromNortheast- ern University. She resides in Philadelphia. MAREJ spoke frequently about joining together and combining our complimentary skills so as to guarantee CBRE’s continued market dominance for many years to come.” Rodio joins CBRE from JLL, where he served as a senior managing director and was responsible for connecting foreign capital sources with investment opportunities in the U.S. During his more than 15-year commercial real estate career, he has been involved in more than 300 investment advisory, debt and equity fi- nancing assignments covering a wide range of office, retail, industrial and multifamily properties totaling over $10 billion in volume. MAREJ


portunity to partner with one of the nation’s most respected and knowledgeable industrial

has already accomplished in his career and congratulate him on this much-deserved promotion.” Over the course of his career with NAI James E. Hanson, Lennon, working on a team with Kenneth Lundberg, SIOR , senior vice president and Lorenzo Lambiase , as- sociate, has helped to negoti- ate 145 industrial sales and leases totaling 3.2-million s/f and valued at $236 million. In 2020 alone, Lennon helped to close 30 sales and leases spanning 600,000 s/f and 95.45 acres with a combined value of $73.5 million. Lundberg added, “From my first day working with Patrick, it was clear that he had the vision, creativity and relentlessness that are neces- sary to succeed in this indus- try. Since that time, his body of work has only reinforced my confidence in his future as a key contributor to both our firm and the broader com- mercial real estate industry. I applaud him on this next step in his career and look forward to continuing to work with him in his new role.” MAREJ including the Pennsylvania Peacemakers, Valley Thunder, and NEPA Stars & Stripes. "We are proud to show our support of the local commu- nity by providing access to fresh fruit and vegetables to those who may not be able to grow their own food,” said Isiah Walker, owner, Walker League Sports. “This garden is a terrific example of how we are fulfilling our mission to improve the health and wellness of the communities we serve.” MAREJ

ETERBORO, NJ — NAI James E. Han- son announced the

velopment Pa r t n e r s (Ensemble/ M o s a i c ) announced that Serge Nalbantian has joined t h e j o i n t venture as VP o f de - ve l opment & construc- tion. N a l b a n - tian comes to Ensemble/ Mosaic from The Golden- berg Group, whe r e , a s senior VP, development director he led the plan- n i n g a n d des i gn e f - forts of a 1.6 mi l l ion s / f

brokers. This expe r i enc e has allowed Todd to help negotiate 70 i n d u s t r i a l s a l e s a n d leases span- ning 2.8 mil- lion s/f and

appointment of two new VPs with the promot ions of Patrick Lennon and C h r i s t o - pher Todd . J o i n i n g NAI James E.

Serge Nalbantian

Patrick Lennon Christopher Todd

$273 million in value since joining NAI James E. Hanson. Todd’s ability to close deals in any market conditions was exemplified by one of the larg- est deals of his career – a sale- leaseback of 66-96 East Union St. in East Rutherford for $24.5 million – that was negotiated at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. “It is not easy to earn the trust of the most prominent developers, investors, and ten- ants in our hyper-competitive market,” said Perkins. “Howev- er, through his hard work and focus on client service, Chris has not only gained their trust but has become a sought-after commercial real estate expert. I am proud of all that Chris

Hanson in 2013, Todd and Len- non have quickly established themselves as leaders in the highly competitive northern New Jersey commercial real estate brokerage community and valued team members at the Teterboro-based real estate firm. Through their tireless focus on professional develop- ment and deep involvement in complex sale and lease transac- tions across the region, Lennon and Todd have each gained a deep understanding of the real estate transaction process and their local submarkets that they leverage in their work each day. Working on a team with Scott Perkins, SIOR, CCIM , senior VP, Todd has had an op- SHAVERTOWN, PA — A new community garden will be housed at Back Mountain Harvest Assembly Church lo- cated at 340 Carverton Rd. in Shavertown. The new garden will include plots that will grow fresh fruits and veg- etables and will available for community use. This community project is a collaboration of sponsorships between the following local businesses; Back Mountain Harvest Assembly & Rock Rec Center, Walker League

Jewelle Kennedy

Krystal McLaurin

multi-family and hospitality project in Center City Phila- delphia. Nalbantian earned a Mas- ter of Architecture from Syra- cuse University’s Florence, Italy campus and a Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University. He holds certi- fication from the National Council of Architectural Reg- istration Boards and is a Registered Architect in Penn- sylvania and New Jersey. He is currently Vice Chair of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Kennedy and PHILADELPHIA, PA — CBRE announced that Doug Rodio has joined CBRE Capi- tal Markets to co-lead office institutional sales in greater Philadelphia alongside indus- try veteran Robert Fahey . Rodio joins CBRE as an ex- ecutive vice president and will focus on large single-asset and portfolio transactions in the Philadelphia area. “Doug has been involved in some of the most prolific office property sales in the region, and we are thrilled to have him join our team,” said Fahey, an executive vice president of Capital Markets at CBRE. “Doug and I have always been friendly com- petitors in the market, and we

Back Mountain Harvest Assembly announces New community project

Sports, The Garden Goombas, Come Grow With Me, Rachel Hawk Photography, Brock’s Fresh Breads, Cori’s Place and local basketball teams New community garden will be housed at Back Mountain Harvest Assembly Church.

CBRE expands Capital Markets Team in Greater Philadelphia with strategic hire

Michael J. Willner Joins Curcio Mirzaian Sirot LLC

estate transactions, and re- lated litigation. He represents condominium and cooperative boards, individual unit own- ers, shareholders, purchasers and sellers, and landlords and tenants, providing them with general counsel services and litigating complex real estate disputes. Willner is an experienced trial lawyer appearing regu- larly in Courts throughout New Jersey and New York, as well as at mediation and

arbitration hearings and ECB hearings. Hehas extensive experience with landlord- tenant law, zoning issues, mechanic’s liens, foreclosure actions, contract disputes, construction claims and other management issues. He also drafts license and construc- tion agreements, real estate contracts, and indemnifica- tion agreements. Willner is admitted to the New York and New Jersey state bars. MAREJ

ROSELAND, NJ — Cur- cio Mirzaian Sirot LLC has announced that Michael J. Willner has joined its law practice as a partner in the Community Association Law and Business Litigation prac- tice areas. He previously was a partner with Brill & Meisel in New York City. With more than 17 years’ experience, Willner’s practice is focused on general condo- minium/cooperative law, com- mercial and residential real

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