10A — June 8 - 21, 2012 — Mid Atlantic Real Estate Journal



“Will Your Business Survive?” Kaplin Stewart’s Korn & Quinter present program

Mary Tebeau of Blue Bell selected as president & CEO Zeh to retire as president of ABC Eastern Pennsylvania

BLUE BELL, PA, — Robert A. Korn, Esquire and Joshua C. Quinter, Esquire , princi- pals of the Construction Law and Commercial Litigation groups of Kaplin Stewart pre- sented a program entitled “Will Your Business Survive?” to the Associated Builders and Contractors, Eastern Penn- sylvania Chapter , onMay 10, 2012. Korn was the moderator and Quinter and Philip Glick , an insurance broker, were the instructors. The program cov- ered property and casualty in- surance from an attorney’s and insurance expert’s perspective. Quinter and Glick discussed coverage for construction defect claims, what to do about gaps in coverage of suppliers and subcontractors, certificates of insurance, maximum protec- tion coverage and additional coverage against economic losses. Both Korn and Quinter BALTIMORE, MD — Cush- man & Wakefield announced the appointment of Matthew Melnick as a senior associate in the firm’s Baltimore broker- age services practice group. Melnick will be responsible for landlord and tenant represen- tation in the Baltimore-Wash- ington Corridor and I-95-Cor- ridor office markets. “We are delighted to welcome Matt to our regional office and flex leasing team,” said David Baird, senior managing director and market leader. “Matt’s addition strengthens our presence in the Baltimore- Washington Corridor and his LAKEWOOD, NJ — Steven Rimmer has joined DocProbe LLC , as VP of the company, which provides document so- lutions for real estate lenders, loan servicing professionals and investors. DocProbe re- trieves, scans, manages and stores trailing documentation including mortgages, title poli- cies, POAs, CEMAs, OCCs and assignments for both new and old loans. With more than 15 years of experience in finance and real estate, Rimmer will oversee DocProbe’s custom manage- ment and document storage solutions. The retrieval of trail- ing documents, including title insurance policies and proof of mortgage recordings, is the


AST NORRITON, PA — After 13 years as president and CEO of

dent and chief executive officer and directs a staff of nine pro- fessionals. Under his guidance, ABC built a state-of-the-art headquarters in East Norriton, and purchased and established a successful craft training cen- ter in Kulpsville. Most recently, Zeh led the consolidation of the former ABC Eastern Pennsyl- vania Chapter based in Allen- town and the former Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter based in East Norriton into the new ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter which represents 17 counties in eastern Penn- sylvania, from the New York border to the Delaware line. Zeh is the presidents’ liaison to the ABC National Legislative Committee and is a member of the multi-chapter state peer group. In addition to his leadership at ABC local and national levels, Zeh has served on the Mission Kids board, the Penn- sylvanians for Right to Work board and Whitpain Recre- ation Association board. Prior to his career with ABC, Zeh served as a con- Montgomery Counties during his career. His project experi- ence includes development, design and review of traffic signal systems, highway access plans, and site configurations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. After graduating from Penn State in 1985 with a Bachelors of Science in Engineering, Wursta started his career with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. In 1991, Phil earned his Masters of Science in Transportation Engineering fromVillanova University. Phil was recognized as the Dela- ware Valley “Young Engineer of the Year” in 1995. Wursta sits on the board of

sultant to the transporta- tion industry. He graduated from The George Washington School of Law and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-Newark. Following his retirement, Zeh will relocate to Michigan with his wife, Chrys. Mary Tebeau of Blue Bell has been selected as presi- dent and CEO effective June 1. Tebeau joins ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter after 11 years as president of the ABC Central Ohio Chapter. ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter represents more than 15,000 Merit construction em- ployees who work for its more than 500 member companies. It was founded on the shared belief that construction proj- ects should be awarded on merit to themost qualified and responsible low bidders. Na- tionally, Associated Builders and Contractors is comprised of 74 chapters representing more than 22,000 merit shop construction and construc- tion-related firms with nearly two million employees. ■

the leading merit shop construction association in the region, Jeff Zeh is retiring from Associated B u i l d e r s and Con -

Robert A. Korn Joshua C. Quinter

have extensive experience in representing both private and public entities on a wide range of issues, including litigation, mediation, arbitration and contract drafting and review. Their litigation practice cov- ers complex commercial cases, insurance coverage and bad faith issues. Korn has been recognized for many years as a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer and Quinter has been selected for a number of years as a Penn- sylvania Rising Star. They are frequent lecturers on every facet of construction law. ■ experience and market knowl- edge will greatly benefit our clients.” Melnick joins Cushman & Wakefield from Trout Daniel & Associates. He has a diverse background working in Bal- timore office, flex and retail markets as well as working in the commercial real estate auction business with Melnick Auctioneers and E.T. Newell & Co. Melnick is a graduate of Boys Latin School and Hamp- den-Sydney College. He is an active member of NAIOP and a licensed real estate agent in Maryland. ■

Jeff Zeh

tractors Eastern Pennsyl- vania Chapter (ABC) on July 1. “Our chapter has been for- tunate to have Mr. Zeh at the helm for the last 13 years,” said Mark McMahon, 2012 ABC Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter chairman and Vice President at Delran Builders Company. “From fighting against unfair, discriminatory project labor agreements and responsible contractor ordinances to estab- lishing daytime apprenticeship training, his leadership has helped us accomplish much for open shop contractors.” Zeh, a resident of Blue Bell, joined ABC in 1999 as presi-

Cushman&Wakefieldappoints Melnick as sen. associate

POTTSTOWN, PA— Traffic Planning and Design, Inc. (TPD) has added Philip W. Wursta, P.E., joins Traffic Planning & Design directors of The Bucks County Community College Founda- tion, serving as treasurer. He is a past president of the Part- nership Transportation Man- agement Association (TMA) in Montgomery County, and is currently the president of the Bucks County TMA. Wursta is a member and past Direc- tor of the Engineer’s Club of Philadelphia. Wursta, P.E. , as a vice pres- ident. Wursta brings over 26 years of mun i c i pa l , agency, and private-side transporta- t i o n e n g i - Philip W. Wursta

Since 1989, TPD has con- tinually demonstrated a com- mitment to providing excep- tional staff benefits, including technology resources and flex- ible schedules to encourage a healthy work/life balance and aggressive professional development. ■

neering experience to his new role with TPD. Wursta has extensive project management experience in transportation and traffic engineering, and has served as municipal traffic engineer for numerous munici- palities throughout Bucks and

Steven Rimmer joins DocProbe as VP focus of DocProbe’s services. The rise in foreclosures has made it a higher priority for all mortgage lenders to obtain these documents within the timeframes required by the in- vestors purchasing the bundled loans.

P I TTSBURGH , PA — HFF announced that Kyle Prawdzik has joined the firm HFF hires Prawdzik as director in its Pittsburgh office Pr i or t o j o i n i ng HFF, Prawdzik worked for CBRE’s Inves tment Proper t y Group in Pittsburgh where he participated in more than $2 billion of commercial prop- erty transactions. He was recently recognized as one of the top ten investment sales brokers in Pittsburgh by Co- Star Group. Mr. Prawdzik holds a bachelor’s degree from Florida State University and is currently pursuing aMaster of Business Administration from the University of Pitts- burgh. “Kyle is a great addition to the Pittsburgh office of HFF. While we have always been active in the investment sale business, we have reached the point where it makes sense to have a dedicated investment sale professional in the office,” said Mark Popovich, senior managing director in HFF’s Pittsburgh office. ■ Kyle Prawdzik as a director in its Pitts- burgh office. Prawdzikwill specialize ex- clusively in investment sa l es wi th expertise in all product types.

“Stricter oversight by in- vestors increases the need for a cost-effective, compre- hensive and accurate way of obtaining post-closing trailing documentation of real estate transactions,” said Rimmer. “We understand the challenges that investors and lenders face today in securing the trailing documentation required by law in the case of a future foreclo- sure. Clients can now turn their paper chases over to us.” ■

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