20B — November 11 - 24, 2016 — New Jersey — M id A tlantic

Real Estate Journal


P eople & C ompany N ews

Wilcox appointed to several new industry leading roles

Veteran increases capabilities for expanding platform Iacobucci joins Bergman as senior investment manager

Since 1967, NAIOP, the com- mercial real estate develop- ment association, has become the leading organization for developers, owners and inves- tors of office, industrial, retail and mixed-use real estate with over 18,000 members nation- ally. On her appointment to the executive board of the New Jersey State Chamber of Com- merce, Wilcox said that “the opportunity to join the execu- tive board of the leading busi- ness advocacy organization in the state and actively play a role in promoting economic growth is extremely fulfilling.” Wilcox founded G.S. Wil- cox & Co in 1994 which has emerged as a leading pro- vider of debt and equity solu- tions to owners of commercial real estate. Headquartered in Morristown, New Jersey, the firm remains the only female- founded commercial real es- tate mortgage banking firm in the United States. n Chalmers in 1986. In his current role as president, he oversees all aspects of the firm’s operations and strategic direction. In addition to broker- age, Fred has invested in the local real estate market buy- ing properties such as Cherry Hill Plaza, 20 Brace Rd. and South Crossing. He is currently a board member of the Re- source Real Estate Diversi- fied Income Fund (RRDEX) and Resource Credit Income Fund (RCIIX) . n commercial real estate we are able to gather deeper andmore detailed knowledge about the industry which allows us to better assist our clients. Our boutique type firm maintains a national reach that is second to none. “I am humbled by the continued loyalty of some of the best clients in the industry and excited for this new chap- ter” adds Bennett. Founder, Tyler Bennett has been responsible for many retailers’ success in the tri- state region, including; Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, Kay Jewelers, and Zales, as well as Buffalo Wild Wings, and The Wendy’s Company. Having completed hundreds of deals on the tenant, landlord, and development side, Bennett Realty Group has gained the respect and experience of all facets of the retail real estate business. n

MORRISTOWN, NJ — GretchenWilcox , president/ CEO and founder of G.S. Wil-

cox & Co. , was recently appointed to the national board of the N a t i o n a l Association of Industri- al and Of- fice Proper-


our investors,” said Bergman. “Bergman Real Estate Group’s thoughtful and mea- sured approach to value-driv- en acquisitions over nearly three decades, in multiple market cycles has resulted in its becoming a regional leader in office investment. The firm is well-positioned for continued growth, and I look forward to working with the team to manage their platform and to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the Northern New Jersey market,” said Iacobucci. A twenty-five year veteran of the commercial real estate industry, Iacobucci has fo- cused throughout his career on value-add opportunities in office and industrial prop- erty. His varied real estate experience includes asset management, acquisitions, dispositions and develop- ment. Iacobucci has recently held leadership positions at a regional office investment and development company as well as a regional big box industrial owner/developer, where he was responsible for sourcing new investments and for overseeing develop- ment, construction, leasing and management of a port-

folio of distribution ware- houses. Iacobucci’s prior experience includes nearly 10 years at Baker Properties as division manager of the company’s Mid-Atlantic Region, where he was hired to open a New Jersey office and he led the acquisition, development, leasing and disposition of over four million s/f of indus- trial property. Prior to joining Baker Properties, Iacobucci oversaw the successful re- positioning and sale of an opportunistic office portfolio and was responsible for the acquisition, development and leasing of several new build- to-suit and speculative office properties for a regional full service real estate company. His institutional experience includes managing a large portfolio of distressed debt and real estate for a Gold- man Sachs affiliate and credit training at a regional com- mercial bank in its workout and distressed debt group. David is a graduate of Tufts University, a licensed real estate salesperson and a member of the New Jersey Chapter of the National As- sociation of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP) . n

SELIN, NJ — Bergman Real Estate Group , a full-service real estate

c o m p a n y tha t owns a n d ma n - ages office pr ope r t i e s throughout New Jersey, announced that David Iacobucci

Gretchen Wilcox

ties (NAIOP) as a New Jersey Representative and also to the executive board of the New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce . Both appoint- ments are the latest in a long line of prominent roles that Wilcox has held with both organizations. “I am extremely honored to be given an opportunity to contribute on the national stage to one of the most pres- tigious commercial real estate organizations in the United States” Wilcox said of NAIOP. CHERRY HILL, NJ – Markeim Chalmers, Inc. , a commercial real estate, a p p r a i s a l and property management firm in the Philadelphia Metropolitan Ar ea , c on - g r a t u l a t e s Fred S. Ber- linsky, Esq. on 30 years of service. Berlinsky joined Markeim Fred Berlinsky

David Iacobucci

has joined as senior invest- ment manager, based in the firm’s Iselin office. In this role he will be responsible for as- set management of the firm’s Northern New Jersey office properties and for sourc- ing new capital to grow the company’s investment and management portfolio. The announcement was made by Michael Bergman , presi- dent of Bergman Real Estate Group. “David is a well-respected industry veteran with a broad background in acquiring, capitalizing and managing investments in value-added commercial property in the New Jersey market, and he will be a significant addition to our team as we continue to thoughtfully grow our port- folio and maximize value for

Fred S. Berlinsky celebrates 30 years with Markeim Chalmers

NJECCA introduces new membership levels NEW JERSEY — NJECA (New Jersey Electrical Contractors Association) has made significant expan- sions and growth to better support New Jersey’s electri- cal industry over the past few years including new branding, web and social media presence and other programs such as the East Coast Safety Online Training Institute and the NJ Electrical Connections Trade Show specifically to support the New Jersey electrical industry. engineers, HVAC contractors, Solar companies and others that would benefit from the programs and updates offered by NJECA. Our newmember- ship options include programs to meet the specific needs of each of these types of industry professionals, at a price-point that makes it affordable and beneficial to them and their business.” In addition, NJECA offers a variety of partnership pro- gram options for manufactur- ers, distributors and benefit providers. Business Membership - Designed specifically for multi-employee businesses, the programs and benefits of- fered are designed to support your needs in the electrical industry. You may have an unlimited number of staff members under your mem- bership and receive extensive business focused programs including the OSHA Hazard Communication Binder & Update Service, Free business cards and website design and a variety of business related programs.

Bennett Realty Group opens Holmdel office

HOLMDEL, NJ — Hav- ing spent the last four years as a partner of one of the re-

gion’s leading retail firms, industry vet- eran Tyler Bennett has opened Ben- nett Realty Group, LLC in Holmdel. The boutique

The team of program experts at NJECA have identified specific types of electrical industry members and has built specific membership programs that support their specific goals within the indus- try. “The support needs of an individual licensed electrician or journeyman is very differ- ent from the support required by a 30-year old electrical contracting business with 20 employees.” States Suzy Abbott , executive director, “In addition, there are oth- ers in the industry, such as

Individual Membership - This membership is designed for a single person who is a licensed electrician or jour- neyman in New Jersey. This membership includes a vari- ety of benefits, programs and discounts designed specifically for individuals who do not have multiple employees. The individual membership can be upgraded at any time to the Business Level Membership to take advantage of the full range of business programs available to our members.

Associate Membership - Designed for individuals and businesses interested in New Jersey’s electrical industry but are not licensed electrical contractors. These associate memberships are ideal for HVAC, Solar, Alarm Com- panies, Engineering firms and others who need to keep up-to-date on the electrical industry, but are not actual licensed electricians. All as- sociate memberships will be reviewed by NJECA for ap- proval of membership. n

Tyler Bennett

firm will focus on retail com- mercial real estate and develop- ment throughout the tri-state area, with a concentration on tenant representation. The company was founded on the principal of unmatched service & unparalleled pro- fessionalism. Bennett Realty Group provides site identifica- tion, acquisition and develop- ment support to both landlords and tenants. By immersing ourselves in only one facet of

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