18C — March 13 - 26, 2020 — Pennsylvania — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal


P eople on the M ove

Bowman joins Lee & Associates as executive vice president Lee & Associates doubles Pennsylvania teamin one Year

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Colliers International in Philadelphia announced that five members in our region en- compassing Eastern Pennsyl- vania, Southern New Jersey and Delaware have earned a coveted spot among the top 10% of Colliers brokerage, valuation and corporate solu- tions professionals in the US based on revenue production. As a member of the Everest Club, Colliers honors their success as a top producer, and recognizes their dedica- tion to service excellence and fostering client relationships. “I am proud of our Everest award winners and what they have accomplished. These individuals work relentlessly to understand the nuances of their markets and unique challenges our clients face Colliers Int'l. announces Everest Club inductees and respond with thoughtful, customized solutions. They not only accelerate the success of these clients but set they bar high in our culture – one that goes the extra mile and col- laborates to achieve. We strive to create an environment at Colliers that allows our sales professionals to reach for the highest pinnacles of success.” Doug Sayer , President and CEO of Colliers in Philadel- phia. The Everest Club inductees for 2019 in our local markets include the following indi- viduals: Mark Chubb , senior managing director Michael Zerbe , senior managing di- rector Rich Gorodesky , se- nior managing director Marc Isdaner , senior managing director Ian Richman , senior managing director.  Martin &Weisser of RGS promoted to Professional Engineer


ENNSYLVANIA — Lee & Associates , a national full-service

commercial real estate b r o k e r a g e f i r m , a n - nounced the move of its S u b u r b a n P h i l a d e l - phi a o f f i ce to Plymouth

Valerie Bowman

Meeting to accommodate the growth of its workforce. The addition of agents and em- ployees, spanning specialties including industrial, office, retail, capital markets, asset services, and corporate servic- es, allows Lee & Associates to better serve its existing clients, and to expand its client base at the same time. This growth has also resulted in the company doubling the size of its Central Pennsylvania office, located in Mechanicsburg, in 2019. “The company has more than doubled its footprint in 2019 alone. We couldn’t be happier with the growth we’ve enjoyed to date, and with the addition of critical service lines to round-out our full-service platform,” said Dave Grove , managing director of Lee &As- sociates. “We are aggressively building our team of elite tal- ent to support our growing customer base, and to enhance our service offerings. At the same time, we remain focused on ensuring our growth stays strategic in nature, and main- tains the unique culture we’ve worked so hard to develop.” The Eastern Pennsylvania office opened its doors in May of 2015 with three principals and since has progressively added to its staff and agent count. The company hit its stride in 2019 with the addi- tion of eleven agents and five additional support staff to accommodate the increased PHILADELPHIA, PA — Urban Engineers announced that Jennifer Waters, PE, LEEDAP , has been promoted to office manager of the firm’s Philadelphia headquarters. She has been with the firm for nearly 20 years and serves as an associate vice president and the deputy practice leader for environmental services. “Jen is an outstanding pro- fessional who has quickly become a leader amongst her peers,” said Kenneth R. Ful-

220 W Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, PA

workload. As a result, the company now lists nearly 30 professionals, having added 15 over the last year alone. Lee & Associates’ Suburban Philadelphia office will move from its existing space into 7,000 s/f in Plymouth Meet- ing. The Central PA location doubled its size by taking an additional adjacent space in the Rossmoyme Business Cen- ter. Each new location was de- signed with Lee’s expansion in mind, allowing the company to quickly and easily accept new agents as they come on board. The company is committed to a culture focused on per- formance, respect, integrity, dependability; and equity. In related news, Lee & Asso- ciates announced the addition of Valerie Bowman , as execu- tive vice president. Bowman is a well-established corporate services executive, with sig- nificant experience and focus on global transaction manage- ment, portfolio optimization, and strategic planning for international corporate clients. Residing in Philadelphia and Toronto, Valerie represents multiple cross-border clients in the Life Science, Retail and Industrial arenas. “Val brings a very important experience base and skillset to mer, PE , president and CEO of Urban. “We are excited to elevate her to office manager of our Philadelphia headquar- ters, and look forward to her continued success.” In her new role, Waters will be responsible for the viabil- ity and success of the firm’s Philadelphia office. She will provide leadership to – and work directly with – general managers in all areas of proj- ect management, business development, training, men-

Lee & Associates,” said Brian Knowles , principal at Lee & Associates. “Her expertise and extensive background in finance, corporate real es- tate consulting, management and business development complements our existing service lines, and leverages our national and international network. Inside her first week here, Val has secured a major assignment under the Lee & Associates banner. She’s going to continue to thrive here at Lee & Associates as a life sci- ences and corporate solutions leader,” concluded Knowles. Prior to joining Lee & As- sociates, Valerie most recently held the title of Senior Vice president of global corporate solutions at JLL where she was the transaction direc- tor for Verizon, SAP, Arris, Deloitte & EGS. Earlier in her career she was a member of CBRE’s Global Corporate Service group, managing real estate transactions on behalf of clients such as Cigna, Wy- eth/Pfizer, Pioneer HiBred/ DuPont, Ashland/Hercules, Sonepar and Right Manage- ment. Valerie has spearheaded significant and complex real estate transactions in the span of her 20-year commercial real estate career.  toring, and other tasks neces- sary for the growth of the firm in the region. Waters is a registered pro- fessional engineer in six states and has years of diverse envi- ronmental and sustainability experience. Her background includes providing sustain- able solutions to complex infrastructure, residential, commercial, industrial, edu- cational, and recreational property development/redevel- opment projects. 

then prioritizing clients and their needs, they ensure that RGS delivers timely, efficient and quality service that exceeds ex- pec tat i ons . We know that Weisser and Martin will continue to provide this same level of client-focused service with new titles. Martin’s favorite project to work on was the Calvary Fellowship Homes project, as it was the first project he de- signed stormwater from start to finish. Weisser's favorite project, the Wilbur project was a unique site with ambitious design challenges. The design of the site was difficult, but seeing the site having a use again was rewarding.  Tim Weisser non-courtroom solutions such as mediation and arbitration. The National Judicial Col- lege has certified Judge Line- baugh twice in 2008 and 2017 as a trained mediator and arbitrator. He said his certifi- cations and ADR experiences both on the bench and in pri- vate practice have helped him form a strong base to work for businesses that hope to avoid protracted courtroom disputes. The new group is com- prised of more than a dozen attorneys. 

LANCASTER, PA — RGS announced the promotion from Engineering in Training

(EIT) to Pro- fessional En- gineer (PE) f or Isaiah Martin and Tim Weiss- er . Weisser a n d M a r - tin recently passed their

Isaiah Martin

Professional Engineer licen- sure exam, granting them each the title of Licensed Pro- fessional Engineer. The PE license is the engi- neering profession’s highest standard of competence, a symbol of achievement and assurance of quality. Progressing through ini- tiative and dedication, both Weisser and Martin have shown commitment to the ex- emplary performance of their duties. By understanding, and LANCASTER, PA — Bar- ley Snyder attorney and former York County presi- dent judge the Hon. Stephen Linebaugh is taking the expe- rience he acquired from behind the bench and applying it to Barley Snyder’s newest service team. The firm has named Judge Linebaugh the chair of its Alternative Dispute Reso- lution (ADR) service team, which will help businesses keep their disputes from reach- ing a courtroom. ADR includes

Judge Stephen Linebaugh to lead Barley Snyder ADR team

Urban Engineers advances Waters to Phila. office manager

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