12A — May 25 - June 7, 2018 — Shopping Centers — M id A tlantic

Real Estate Journal


I ndustry P rofessional P rofiles

John M. Azarian President

Joe Waters President

John M. Azarian, CEO / Co-Founder The Azarian Group, L.L.C. Midland Park, NJ Birthplace: Paterson, NJ

Joe Waters, President Waters Retail Group Kennett Square, PA Birthplace: Wilmington, DE Family: Wife Anne and two children. College: Virginia Tech. First job out of college: Consultant with PWC.

Family: Wife, Donna, who runs the finance and accounting divisions of the company,

and four children. College: Fairleigh Dickinson University First job out of College: Managing a donut store First Job In Real Estate Or Allied Field: Working in the Family Business. What Do You Do Now And What Are You Planning For The Future: I over see the day to day operations, property management, commercial leasing, and construction. My future plans are to slow down after transitioning the future generation into running the family company. Hobbies: Collecting movie memorabilia. Key To Your Success (One Idea): Innovation, hands on management, and motivation to succeed. If You Were Forced To Choose Another Vocation What Would It Be? I have been doing this for 38 years and cannot imagine myself doing anything else.

First Job In Real Estate Or Allied Field: Residential house flipping, private equity firm, and then joined the family business. What do you do now? Oversee the day to day management of thebusiness, developing,managingand leasingcommercial shopping centers. Hobbies: Marathons, fly fishing, and weekend “Do-It- Yourselfer”. Favorite Book: A Course Called Ireland by Tom Coyne. Person you most admire (outside of family): My dad’s first employee who has helped grow our business for the last 30 years. Key To Your Success (One Idea): Hiring good people, conservative approach, and paying attention to details. If you were forced to choose another vocation what would it be? A pilot.


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