MAY 2024

28A — May 2024 — M id A tlantic Real Estate Journal

P eople on the M ove

Joins rapidly expanding Fairfield-based firm Accordia names industry vet. Frank D. Recine principal

NAI CIR COO brings stategic insight to role SIOR Philadelphia Chapter appoints Khuri assoc. member

“We are delighted to welcome Casey Khuri as an associate member of the SIOR Philadel- phia Chapter,” said Chichi Ahia , chapter president of the Philadelphia Chapter. “Her impressive track record and passion for advancing the real estate profession align perfectly with our organization’s values and objectives. We look forward to leveraging her insights and contributions to further elevate our chapter.” As chief operating officer (COO) of NAI CIR, Khuri has demonstrated exceptional leadership and proficiency in navigating the complexities of the real estate market. Her strategic insights and dedica- tion to client satisfaction have consistently set her apart in the field, earning her recognition as a trusted advisor among peers and clients alike. MAREJ

PHILADELPHIA, PA — The Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)

F AIRFIELD, NJ — Frank D. Recine , the former JLL executive

Phi ladel - phia Chap- ter appointed Casey Khuri as its new- est associ- ate member. With this ap- pointment, Khuri brings a wealth of

the Sun Belt and deepen our market impact,” Bogart said. “His leadership qualities and strategic vision will be invaluable,” he said. Tim Greiner , executive managing director at JLL , also congratulated Frank on his new role, saying, “Frank and I have shared a remarkable 12-year journey together, and I extend my heartfelt congratulations to him as he embarks on a new chapter with Accordia. Frank’s unwavering dedication and expertise within our brokerage team at JLL was instrumental in our success. As he transi- tions to Accordia, I have no doubt that he will bring his exceptional skills and industry knowledge to help lead their growth and development.” Recine, too, sees his role at Accordia as a culmination of his professional journey, saying, “Joining Accordia is a pivotal step in my career—being part of a company with a robust strategic vision and poised for significant growth. I look forward to leveraging my ex- periences and insights to drive success at Accordia and expand our portfolio across new and thriving markets.” Bogart added, “As Accordia continues to focus on strategic expansion and rebranding, Frank’s expertise will be cru - cial in steering our company’s efforts in these areas. His role will involve leading initiatives that align with Accordia’s com - mitment to innovation, sustain- ability and superior investment performance.” MAREJ

high-profile tenant representa - tion assignments for some of the industry’s most iconic clients, including Ferrari North Amer- ica, DHL, Gucci, Yang Ming Shipping, The RealReal, Frese- nius Medical, WebMD, among others. Recine also specialized in landlord representation, working on many high-profile agency repositionings and de- velopment projects across the state. Recine emphasizes the key to his success is the long- standing partnerships he has forged throughout his career. “My mantra has always been to surround yourself with great people, who have passion for what they do, and great things will happen,” said Recine. “I have been blessed to have amazing partners throughout my tenure in brokerage.” Recine was awarded his Ju- ris Doctor degree from the Pace University School of Law and is a member of the bar in both New York and New Jersey. He also co-founded GTL Con- struction of NJ in 2012. GTL is a general contractor special- izing in interior and ground-up construction, which has com- pleted a variety of high-profile commercial projects throughout the state. Jason R. Bogart , founding principal at Accordia, praised Recine’s appointment, stating, “Frank’s profound industry knowledge, reputation and re- markable ability to forge strong client relationships make him a perfect fit for Accordia as we look to expand our reach throughout the Northeast and

managing director and one of the in- dustry’s most iconic real es- tate brokers has joined Accordia as principal. With an il- lustrious ca-

Casey Khuri

experience and expertise to the esteemed organization, further enhancing its commit- ment to excellence in the real estate industry. In her role as associate member, Khuri will actively engage with fel- low industry professionals, sharing knowledge, fostering collaboration, and promoting best practices within the real estate community.

Frank D. Recine

reer spanning over two decades, Recine brings unparalleled expertise and a proven track record of success to his new role at Fairfield-based Accordia. He is a prominent figure in the real estate community, con- sistently delivering transfor- mative contributions as well as being consistently recognized by NJBIZ Power 50, named an ROI-NJ “ROI Influencer”; a recipient of the prestigious “Top Gun” award, the highest recognition at JLL; and Real Estate Forum’s “Top Brokers.” During his tenure at JLL, Frank played a pivotal role in shaping markets all across the United States. His strong back- ground in transaction struc- tures, lease negotiations and consulting services resulted in the successful negotiations of over 14 million s/f of space and over $3 billion in total lease transaction value. Prior to joining JLL, Recine spent 13 years at Newmark, climbing the ranks to become the youngest principal in the firm. Over the span of his career, Recine handled many

Stockton & SREA embrace growth with the addition of new talent

Julie Anne Smith

Samantha Augugliaro

Tim Bitto

Sam Stella

milestone as Stockton’s first dedicated marketing leader. Prior to joining Stockton, Au- gugliaro served as the market- ing director for Philadelphia real estate company, Rothberg- Dubrow, from March 2021 to March 2024. As SREA’s property man - agement portfolio continues to grow, two new members have been welcomed to SREA property management’s team headed by Guy Pierce . Tim Bitto joins as the senior prop- erty manager, bringing with him an exceptional experience in property management. In this new capacity, Tim will be responsible for managing and overseeing SREA’s suburban property management portfo- lio. Bitto brings more than 15 years of progressive commer- cial real estate experience. . Sam Stella , SREA’s first Drexel University co-op stu- dent, assumes the role of assis- tant property manager, work- ing closely with Mia Brown , a SREA property manager, for the management of SREA’s Philadelphia office, retail, and flex portfolio. MAREJ

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Stockton Real Estate Advi- sors, LLC (Stockton) , and its affiliate company SREA Property Management, LLC (SREA) announced the addi- tion of four new individuals. Julie Anne Smith, CPA , who joined Stockton in March 2024, is the new assistant controller. Stockton pursued Smith for her broad experience in finance, operations, and de - velopment. With her keen eye for detail and proficiency in financial management, Smith will play a pivotal role in main- taining banking relationships, financial reporting, taxes, and overseeing Stockton’s 401k plan alongside Stockton’s long- time controller, Chris Amo- roso . Before joining Stockton, Smith served as the director of operations for Villanova Uni- versity, overseeing the busi- ness office, financial aid, and compliance operations, and as a senior major gift officer for Villanova University. In April 2024, Samantha “Sammy” Augugliaro stepped into the role of director of mar- keting, marking a significant

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ — Christian Marolakos has joined Levin Management pacity he will expand LMC’s involvement in commercial real estate investment sales. “Christian brings a very distinct skillset within both leasing and investment sales, and we are pleased to welcome him to the Levin team,” said Sidney Singer, vice president of leasing. “We’re confident that his market knowledge, strong industry relationships and expertise across multiple areas of commercial real estate will add incredible value – and opportunity – for our clients.” Marolakos has brokered mil- lions of dollars’ worth of leasing and sales transactions to date in his career. He previously held positions with RIPCO Real Estate, Marcus & Millichap and The Goldstein Group. MAREJ Levin appoints Marolakos as leasing/investment sales rep Corpora- tion (LMC) as a leasing and invest- ment sales representa- tive. The New Jersey native and resident brings a strong track record of ex- perience to the North Plain- field-based commercial real estate services firm; his di- versified background includes landlord and tenant represen- tation, acquisition/disposition, investment sales, and property valuation services. In his new role, Marolakos is responsible for leasing and marketing efforts at several New Jersey shopping centers within LMC’s leasing and management portfolio. These include CVS Center in Mont- vale, Rutgers Plaza in Frank- lin Township, Bordentown Plaza in Bordentown, Staf- ford Park Shopping Center in Manahawkin, Aldrich Plaza in Howell, Chatham Plaza in Chatham and Route 9 Plaza in Old Bridge, among others. Acquisition and disposi- tion consulting also repre- sents a notable component of LMC’s vertically integrated, in-house services. Marolakos is a seller’s and buyer’s agent for retail, multifamily and mixed-use assets. In this ca- Christian Marolakos

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