Former STRO Cos. exec Buchman joins Bergman Real Estate Group as COO

Jeffrey Buchman has been appointed chief operating officer for Bergman Real Estate Group in Woodbridge, according to a Wednesday announcement.

Buchman, a veteran commercial real estate executive with more than 25 years of experience, will be responsible for asset management of the firm’s northern and central New Jersey office properties and help source new acquisitions of value-add investment opportunities of office, industrial and multifamily assets.

“Jeffrey is a well-respected industry professional with a broad background in acquiring and managing commercial properties in New Jersey and in repositioning assets to achieve optimal performance. He will be a significant addition to our team as we continue to grow our portfolio and maximize value for our investors,” Michael Bergman, president of Bergman Real Estate Group, stated.

Before joining Bergman, he was COO of STRO Cos., executive vice president of asset management for Ivy Realty and has held various other senior leasing, asset & property management positions at RREEF/Deutsche Bank, Mack-Cali and Reckson Associates.

Throughout his career, he has focused on and successfully repositioned large portfolios of value-add office and industrial assets across multiple markets.