Daniel Alger; Sherry Wang
Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group
Alger and Wang lead a Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group that focuses heavily on addressing socioeconomic gaps in housing and health care.
First senior vice president & commercial mortgage division head of N.Y. and N.J.
Coiley manages all the Wayne-based bank’s commercial mortgage relationships in the New Jersey and New York markets.
Like all bank heads, Comiskey is working to contain issues involving office leases in the state.
Bank of America
BofA continues to lead the way on training, mentoring and supporting next generation of students and workers.
Managing director & co-head, community capital business
Gerwitz oversees lending to the affordable rental housing community in the U.S. and participates in a broad range of community building activities.
CEO & president
N.J. Community Capital
NJCC recently was awarded $800,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to support the development of 10 permanent affordable housing units in Essex County.
Director of acquisitions
Link Industrial Properties
A best-in-class industrial real estate acquisitions and operations professional.
Senior managing director
He is the lead of the Morristown-based practice, alongside fellow Senior Managing Director Jose Cruz, who spearheads JLL’s investment sales platform in the region.
Senior vice president, real estate and capital projects
N.J. Performing Arts Center
Former top official at Economic Development Authority is now heading up NJPAC’s efforts to create an arts district around its main facility.
Chair & CEO
OceanFirst Bank, one of the largest and oldest community-based financial institutions headquartered in the state, delivers commercial and residential financing, treasury management, trust and asset management.
Founder & president
The Birch Group
Group preaches taking long view in investing. It’s working. Since 2014, it has expanded its portfolio of income-generating properties to include more than 6.5 million square feet of value-add office assets.
Chair & CEO
The chief of the Ridgefield Park-based investment firm is always on the lookout for tremendous value. His latest deal is in Connecticut.
CEO & president
Procida Funding and Advisors
His firm recently acquired the remaining phase at Garden State Park in Cherry Hill, called Plaza Grande, which has faced setbacks since 2008 recession. Procida is looking to finish the remaining 283 luxury residences.
Chair & CEO
Bank made a great investment in its people when it recently opened its new headquarters in Morristown.
Senior vice president & Northeast market leader
The Hoboken-based real estate investment fund recently acquired two industrial parks totaling 770,064 square feet located in Allendale and Mahwah.
Founder & CEO
Circle Squared Alternative Investments
He continues to provide funding that helps projects across the state get to the finish line.
Executive vice president & chief lending officer
Sierotko is responsible for the strategic direction of its commercial lending function, as well as overseeing the management and development of the bank’s commercial lending lines of business.
Chief investment officer
Veris Residential Inc.
Turkanis has been able to unload five of the six Harborside properties (only Harborside 5 remains) for $524 million this year.
The direct private lender made Englewood its headquarters in early 2022, which Wolfer said represented a new era of expansion for Kennedy Funding and was the culmination of over 35 years of hard work, growth and success. The move came just as Kennedy Funding surpasses $4 billion in closed loans.
See all our honorees below:
- No. 1: John Saraceno and Jonathan Schultz of Onyx Equities
- The rest of the Top 20
- Architecture, Construction, Design & Building
- Associations & Experts
- Government Officials
- Service Providers
- And, of course, the Icons