12B — February 14 - 27, 2020 — IOREBA — New Jersey — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


Milanaik to be honored at CRE awards reception

Company hires David Simon as COO NAI DiLeo-Bram& Company bolsters executive team

Paramus, NJ —March of Dimes Greater New York/New Jersey Market announced that it will host the 2020 Real Estate Awards Re- c ept i on on T h u r s d a y , June 11. Jeff Mi l ana i k , par tner at Bridge De- velopment Partners, LLC is the 2020 honoree. The event, which brings to- gether over 250 professionals from New Jersey's real estate industry, will take place at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm and will feature a network- ing reception, silent auction, and brief program. The Pynes Putting Challenge will take place prior to the start of the event. “For 20 years, the Real Es- tate Awards Reception has provided a forum for March of Dimes to raise awareness about its work, while honoring an outstanding real estate in- dustry leader,” said Michael Klein , managing director at JLL Capital Markets and Co-Chair of the event’s plan- ning committee. “Jeff Mila- naik is well respected within both the real estate industry and his community. We are thrilled to acknowledge his accomplishments, as our 2020 honoree.” Milanaik joined Bridge De- velopment Partners in 2014 when he opened Bridge’s New Jersey office. Milanaik is re- sponsible for Bridge’s acquisi- tion and development activi- ties throughout the Northeast Region. Since joining the com- pany, he has successfully com- pleted transactions on nearly 9 million s/f. Milanaik previously served Jeff Milanaik

as president/partner of Heller Industrial Parks Inc. , one of the nation's largest privately held owner/developers of in- dustrial real estate and holds over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate. In addition to developing the long-term vision and direction of the company, he was re- sponsible for running its day- to-day operations. Milanaik increased Heller's industrial development activities to grow the portfolio by over 10 million s/f to a total of 16 million s/f in six states. Milanaik left Heller in 2013 to start his own firm, CrownPoint Group LLC, a pri- vately held real estate invest- ment and development firm focused on the acquisition/ development/repositioning of industrial and multi-family assets. Milanaik holds a bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology and received de- grees from several real estate programs at Harvard Univer- sity. He currently serves on the National Executive Board of NAIOP and is a member of the Board of Trustees of NAIOP-NJ, and is past Presi- dent of NAIOP-NJ. In addi- tion, he serves on the Advisory Boards of the DiLella Real Estate Center at Villanova University, Rutgers Center for Real Estate, and the New Jersey School of Architecture – NJIT. Jeff is also a member of SIOR and IOREBA. March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We sup- port research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family. 


firms; DiLeo Realty and NAI Eric Bram. Now entering its 12th year, NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. has seen a consistent increase in revenue enabling the firm to execute critical ele- ments of its strategic plan and work towards accomplishing its long-term goals in the New Jersey market. Building upon this growth, Rob DiLeo’s sons Matt and Robert Jr. recently joined NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co., marking the fourth generation of the family to work at firm. The addition of Matt and Robert along with several recent hires showcases NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co.’s commitment to fostering the growth of the next genera- tion of commercial real estate leaders. “Rob and Eric have built a highly respected firm in New Jersey by always putting their clients' needs first and by hiring professionals who do the same,” said Simon. “The merger of their two legacy firms has resulted in a true family-oriented work environ- ment that fosters collabora- tion and unity. With a great foundation already in place, I am looking forward to further enhancing the firm’s capa- bilities and relationships while supporting its clients and team of professionals."  road, lots of obstacles, a lot of issues and things that hap- pened. It taught us a couple of things -- our god is a god of endurance and a god of en- couragement -- with through his help, with his encourage- ment we endured as a parish we stuck with it," said Neigel. "We thought in our time, it would happen quickly. Here we are seven years later -- we are ready right now." Neigel thanked Father Andy for asking her to be by his side. She also recognized Rev. Msgr. WilliamHarms and the parish staff. "His staff are relent- less -- they are so committed to this parish. They care so deeply about this parish and this initiative." Along with the many others she thanked, she thanked her family for their tremendous support through this. "They know how important it is to me. And they know how important it is to all of you." She also thanked the people in attendance. 

iscataway, NJ — NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. , a full service com-

and Office Realtors (SIOR) and the Industrial and Of- fice Real Estate Brokers Association (IOREBA) . Ad- ditionally, Simon was named to NJBIZ’s Real Estate Power 75 list in 2016 and ROI-NJ’s 2017 Real Estate Influencers list. “I have known David for most of my professional life and have always considered him a friend and well-regarded peer,” said Rob DiLeo , business director and principal of NAI DiLeo- Bram & Co. “As a business owner you have a responsibil- ity to your organization and to your clients to continually make decisions that will stra- tegically strengthen, refine or even re-define your organiza- tion as it moves forward. The addition of David to the NAI DiLeo-Bram family speaks to that commitment and respon- sibility. We are excited to move forward together.” “Rob and I are thrilled to be in the position to bring Da- vid on board and commit the resources necessary to accom- plish our goals to continue to grow our firm and better serve our clients,” added Eric Bram Johnston , business manager and principal of NAI DiLeo- Bram & Co. In 2008, NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. was formed through the partnership of two legacy spirit who makes us strong and helps you to endure," said Cardinal Tobin of the long journey to get to this construc- tion phase of the project. "Go forward. I’m grateful to your Pastor Father Andy -- he is a close collaborator of mine. His work is a big help to me. -- God bless you and invite me back for the first mass." Cardinal Tobin blessed the church grounds with holy water before they put the shovels to the ground. "Let us pray -- bless these sons and daughters, gifts of labor for a church to be built for you," said Cardinal Tobin. Father Andy recognized Redcom Design and Con- struction , the project contrac- tor, and Bridget Neigel , the Church of the Little Flower finance council chair and proj- ect manager. "Seven years ago, he [Father Andy] first spoke to the parish, six years ago we went to the Archdiocese. It’s been a long

mercial real estate bro - kerage firm, ann o un c e d t oday t ha t respected in- dustry veter- an, David Si- mon, SIOR , has joined the

David Simon

company as COO. Simon will oversee NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co.’s recruitment efforts, sup- port the firm’s sales team and drive new business develop- ment. With more than 25 years of experience as a professional manager and broker in the New Jersey commercial real estate industry, Simon is uniquely qualified to help lead the firm as it looks to expand its foot- print and increase its market share in New Jersey. Simon’s breadth of experience working as a broker and manager for both private and public compa- nies has given him a broad per- spective on the industry that will enable him to apply best practices across all areas of NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co.’s business. Simon is well-regarded in the industry serving as past presi- dent of the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Industrial BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ NJ — The Church of the Little Flower held a ground- breaking for the start of the "Going Home" construction project to expand the "Little Church" to accommodate 500 worshipers, add new gathering spaces and create a memorial garden. "It was seven years and one week when I first introduced this dream to you of 'Going Home'," said Father Andy Pra- char, Parish Pastor. "The first mass was held here in what was the library, originally Mount Carmel Hall." In the 1930s, Mount Carmel Society built the Little Church, he said. "We’re coming home." Father Andy welcomed May- or Angie Devanney, the Town- ship Council and Cardinal Joseph Tobin, who made his first visit to Berkeley Heights for this groundbreaking. "I want to express gratitude to God for calling this com- munity together and the holy

Cardinal Joseph Tobin attends ground- breaking for Church of the Little Flower

IOREBA Upcoming Events MARCH 30, 2020 28th Annual Developer Night

5:00pm - 10:00pm Marriot Glenpointe Teaneck

June 15, 2020 IOREBA Golf and Tennis Outing 11:00am - 9:00pm Morris County Country Club Morristown, NJ

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