Denholtz inks industry veteran Brown to serve as its first COO

Denholtz Properties announced on Monday it has hired Greg Brown as chief operating officer.

The Red Bank-based real estate development and investment firm also said it promoted Janet Kouvaras to senior vice president of finance.

In this newly-created role, Brown will streamline Denholtz’s internal operations as well as work as part of the executive team to help manage new real estate technologies and processes. Brown, who has more than 20 years of front line commercial real estate experience, previously served as managing director at NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. Before that, he was COO for Feltrim Developments.

Kouvaras has spend the past 18 years with Denholtz. In her new role, she will lead the firm’s accounting and finance teams as well as oversee financial operations.

“We are pleased to bring a seasoned veteran like Greg aboard as we are certain that he will add tremendous value to our organization as we position ourselves for continued expansion,” Steven Denholtz, CEO of Denholtz Properties, said. “With the promotion of Janet to our executive team, we are creating the ideal combination of capabilities and experience that ensures we remain a highly efficient and agile company as we continue our growth trajectory.”