Rutgers real estate center names latest committee, board, council members

By Eric Strauss
Newark | Sep 24, 2018 at 12:27 pm

The Rutgers Center for Real Estate announced Monday the latest iterations of its executive committee, advisory board and emerging leaders council.

The Newark-based center, part of the Rutgers Business School in Newark and New Brunswick, said the panels include some of the state’s top real estate professionals and rising stars.

“As the center enters its fourth year of educating Rutgers students, much of the success we’ve already attained is attributable to the hands-on participation of members of our executive committee, advisory board and emerging leaders council,” Morris Davis, the Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and academic director of the center, said in a prepared statement. “Creating the ideal real estate learning environment requires both the academic perspective from our faculty and the industry expertise offered by these executives.”

The 4-year-old center said the following are the members of the executive committee:

  • Anne Babineau, member, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
  • Lynn deCastro, executive director, PGIM Real Estate
  • Carl Goldberg, CEO, Canoe Brook Management LLC
  • Jimmy Hanson, CEO and president, Hampshire Real Estate Cos.
  • George Jacobs, CEO, Jacobs Enterprises
  • Ronald Ladell, senior vice president, AvalonBay Communities Inc.
  • Chris Paladino, president, New Brunswick Development Corp
  • Paul Profeta, CEO, Paul V. Profeta and Associates Inc.
  • Debra Tantleff, founding principal, Tantum Real Estate
  • Brett Tanzman, SVP, Garden Homes
  • Ted Zangari, member, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.

The members of the advisory board are:

  • Leslie Anderson, executive director, New Jersey Redevelopment Authority
  • Nick Anthony, SVP, Valley National Bank
  • Arcelio Aponte, vice chancellor, Rutgers University
  • Joseph Baumann, member, McManimon, Scotland, Baumann LLC
  • Marc Berson, chairman, Fidelco Group
  • Kim Brennan, chief operating officer, Colliers International NY LLC
  • Robert Buchsbaum, principal, director of Real Estate Economics, AECOM
  • Monica Casiello, director of marketing & business development, US Title Solutions
  • Stephen Cassidy, president, Denholtz Associates
  • Ray Cirz, senior managing director, Newmark Knight Frank
  • Martin Dowd, partner, McCarter & English LLP
  • Jack Fersko, partner, co-chair Real Estate Development, Greenbaum Rowe Smith Davis
  • Terry Frassetto, president, Saddleback Realty
  • Mitchell Frumkin, founder/president, Kipcon Engineering
  • Carmelo Garcia, acting deputy mayor/director of economic & housing development, city of Newark
  • Jeffrey Garibaldi, president, The Garibaldi Group
  • Michael Goldman, partner, Friedman LLP
  • Frank Greek, president, F. Greek Development
  • Michael Hanley, principal, NW Financial Group LLC
  • William “Bill” Hanson, president, NAI James E. Hanson Inc.
  • Kevin Higgins, real estate portfolio manager, Department of the Treasury
  • Anthony Ianuale, COO/chief financial officer, Dresdner Robin Environmental Mgt. Inc.
  • John Inglesino, managing partner, Inglesino, Webster, Wyciskla & Taylor
  • Christopher Johnson, founder and CEO, Hollister Construction Services
  • Andrew Judd, managing principal, Cushman & Wakefield
  • Sonny Jumani, president, Tulfra Realty II LLC
  • Robert Klausner, partner, Fox Rothschild LLP
  • Steven Lang, CEO/president, Dancker
  • Richard Maser, chairman/CEO, Maser Consulting
  • Jeff Milanaik, principal, Bridge Development Partners
  • Allison Nagelberg, general counsel, Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corp.
  • Michael Novak, president, Atlantic Environmental Solutions
  • Jeffrey R. Rich, partner, Genova Burns
  • Lloyd Rosenberg, CEO/president, DMR Architects
  • Edward San George, president, Integra Management Corp.
  • Sefi Silverstein, shareholder, Wilkin & Guttenplan P.C.
  • Brett Skapinetz, director, Dynamic Engineering
  • Richard Spengler, EVP and chief lending officer, Investors Bank
  • Richard J. Steele, regional manager commercial real estate, M&T Bank
  • Tim Sullivan, CEO, New Jersey Economic Development Authority
  • Roy Tanzman, board member, Hillel, New Brunswick
  • Edward Walsh, principal and managing director of project management services, Avison Young
  • Ralph Zucker, president, Somerset Development

And the members of the emerging leaders council are:

  • Kate Coffey, partner, Day Pitney
  • Eric Diamond, partner, EisnerAmper LLP
  • Danielle Esser, deputy chief of staff, NJEDA
  • Robert Fallone, president, Fallone Group
  • Jacob Fisher, regional VP of development, Pennrose
  • Devra Goldberg, director of government relations, Canoe Brook
  • John Goldsmith, portfolio manager, The Hampshire Cos.
  • Joshua Gorsky, associate, Mandelbaum Salsburg
  • Steven Gouin, partner, Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla
  • Brian Gretkowski, regional property manager, Greystar
  • Sam Higgins, assistant VP, relationship manager, M&T Bank
  • Brian Hosey, regional manager, Marcus & Millichap
  • Greg Kanter, SVP, American Properties Realty Inc.
  • Matthew R. Kaplan, EVP and general counsel, Fidelco Group
  • Michael Klein, managing director, HFF
  • Jeffrey Kolakowski, director of government affairs, N.J. Builders Association
  • Cecilia Lassiter, associate, Sills, Cummis & Gross P.C.
  • Josh Mann, co-managing member, Iron Ore Properties LLC
  • Chris J. Murphy, partner, Murphy Partners LLP
  • Brian Nelson, managing partner, Archer & Greiner
  • Jeremy Neuer, EVP, CBRE
  • Ryan Peene, SVP of government banking & corporate development, Sussex Bank
  • Jackie Rider, VP/banker, JPMorgan Private Bank
  • Christian Roche, senior associate, Langan
  • Matt Seckler, principal, Stonefield Engineering
  • Michael Sommer, EVP of development, Edison Properties
  • Daniel Suckerman, senior counsel, Lowenstein, Sandler
  • Corey Wescoe, VP of acquisitions — Northeast Corridor Division, PulteGroup
  • Brian Whitmer, executive director capital markets, Cushman & Wakefield
Eric Strauss | estrauss@roi-nj.com | acerimrat