Real Estate

Kara Kopach
Nov 6, 2023

No. 10: Kara Kopach

As executive director of the Fort Monmouth Revitalization Authority, she is in charge of advancing the organization’s mission of redeveloping the 1,100-acre former military base in Oceanport, as well as overseeing all real estate and facilities/infrastructure initiatives.

Mahbod Nia
Nov 6, 2023

No. 9: Mahbod Nia

Since being named CEO of what was then-Mack Cali Realty Corp. – now Veris Residential – in 2021, this executive has had an eventful tenure.

Jon and James Hanson
Nov 6, 2023

No. 5: Jon Hanson and James Hanson II

Founded in 1976 by Jon Hanson and led by James Hanson II as president and CEO, the Hampshire Cos. is continuing to carry on its 100-year-old family legacy in New Jersey.

Ed Russo
Nov 6, 2023

No. 2: Ed Russo

The CEO at Carlstadt-based Russo Development – along with COO Michael Pembroke – is helping to shape where industrial is going in New Jersey – perhaps little surprise given the family-owned company’s long history in the space.

William Hanson
Nov 6, 2023

No. 6: William Hanson

As president of NAI James E. Hanson, he remains focused on ensuring the firm remains the largest New Jersey-based independent commercial real estate brokerage in an increasingly competitive and challenging marketplace.

Steven Pozycki
Nov 6, 2023

No. 7: Steven Pozycki

Since launching SJP Properties in 1981, he has built the company into a powerhouse that has developed more than 25 million square feet of ground-up real estate projects in partnership with major public and private institutions.

Chris Paladino
Nov 6, 2023

No. 1: Chris Paladino

Under his leadership, New Brunswick Development Corp. continues to forge ahead with imaginative, innovative and complex projects.

Ralph Zucker
Nov 6, 2023

No. 8: Ralph Zucker

Following a rebrand to Inspired by Somerset Development, the founder and CEO – and visionary behind the signature Bell Works project in Holmdel, the country’s first “metroburb” – continues to innovate and evolve.

David Greek
Nov 6, 2023

No. 3: David Greek

As managing partner of Greek Real Estate Partners, he is responsible for new development and acquisition opportunities as well as expanding the nearly 60-year-old vertically integrated real estate firm’s core business of industrial development and building its ever-growing services.

From left, Crow Holdings Development Vice President-Industrial Brad Vander Vliet, Carteret Borough Chief of Staff Frank Bellino, Borough Council President AJ Johal, Mayor Daniel Reiman, CHD Senior Managing Director Clark Machemer and Borough Council Member Vincent Bellino at the Nov. 2 debut of Crow Holdings at Carteret, a 1.2 million-square-foot industrial development located off of Exit 12 on the New Jersey Turnpike. - CROW HOLDINGS DEVELOPMENT
Nov 3, 2023

Crow Holdings at Carteret celebrates 1.2M-square-foot debut

“This campus, which has introduced a new, world-class warehouse/distribution opportunity in the heart of the Greater Port submarket, is the result of a strong public-private partnership,” said CHD Senior Managing Director Clark Machemer.

Michael Kaplan, the longtime leader of Highland Park-based real estate development firm Kaplan Cos., has died.
Nov 2, 2023

New Jersey real estate developer Michael Kaplan dies at 83

The longtime leader of Highland Park-based Kaplan Cos. was a Holocaust survivor and family man.

Located in East Hanover, the seven-building, 1.2 million-square-foot light industrial package was fully occupied at the time of sale. - JLL
Nov 2, 2023

Morris County industrial portfolio sells for $217.5M

“This portfolio, which was heavily competed for, demonstrates the available capital for industrial assets despite the challenges that the market is experiencing,” according to JLL's Marc Duval, part of the team that arranged the transaction.