ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2023 — Brokers

Executive vice president
Babikian is known for developing and implementing short- and long-term real estate strategies for a diverse client base that ranges from many Fortune 500 corporations to nonprofit institutions and emerging growth companies.


Executive managing director – N.J. region
Cushman & Wakefield
With 20 years’ industry experience, Bronsnick came to Cushman & Wakefield in 2021 after nearly 10 years at SJP. He now leads C&W’s market activities and drives business performance for C&W.


Brunelli; Danielle Brunelli
Chairman; President
R.J. Brunelli & Co.
The family-owned brokerage in Old Bridge has made retail real estate its only business, and its in-depth knowledge of the state’s retail and restaurant marketplace is second to none.


Danzig; Jules Nissim
Vice chairmen
Cushman & Wakefield
With a combined experience of more than 100 years, the duo leads a team comprised of Stephen Elman, Michael Terranova, Stephen Sander, Kimberly Bach and Eric Schlett that is focused on industrial leasing and sales.


Robert DiLeo
Co-founder & principal
NAI DiLeo-Bram
Known for his prowess in lease analysis, property valuation, space planning, mortgage financing, property management and development, he continues to remain active after nearly four decades.


NAI Fennelly
Fennelly and his team provide global services for all corporate needs, including leasing, sale, purchase, consulting and property management.


Managing director & principal
NAI DiLeo-Bram
Galiano’s extensive local market knowledge in the industrial sector and his resolve to uncover all potential opportunities for his clients have consistently made him a top performer within NAI DiLeo-Bram and NAI Global.


The Garibaldi Group
Among many notable efforts, the firm handles all aspects of leasing at the ultrasuccessful BellWorks property in Holmdel.


Greiner; Frank Recine
Executive managing directors
Trusted brokers who work with some of the state’s biggest office landlords on the region’s biggest projects.


Jeff Heller
Principal & managing director
Avison Young
A 35-year commercial real estate veteran, he has been part of hundreds of transactions with a net aggregate value in excess of several billion dollars.


Kossar; David Knee
Vice chairmen
They lead one of the state’s dominant industrial teams, not to mention JLL’s more than 100-person Northeast industrial platform, which has been involved in some of the nation’s most significant transactions.


Lissner; Bill Waxman
Vice chairmen
Cushman & Wakefield
Lissner and Waxman head a best-in-class industrial team that is consistently in the Top 10% of brokers across all business lines.


Lizzack; Randy Horning
Vice presidents
NAI James E. Hanson
Founded in 2014, Team Lizzack-Horning is an expert brokerage team that specializes in health care, office and investment property transactions.


Vice chairman
In a state where life science is a major player, he’s a major player in the sector.


Vice chairman
He continues to be the firm’s top overall industrial producer in New Jersey and among the top of all CBRE industrial brokers in the country.


Jeremy Neuer
Senior managing director
Few brokers have had as much success as the Capital Markets team at JLL; Neuer is a big reason why.


Senior Vice President
NAI James E. Hanson
One of the top leaders of a firm that has served clients in northern New Jersey (and southern New York) for nearly 70 years. Perkins specializes in industrial and office.


Petrillo; Tom Carragher
Executive managing directors
Petrillo spearheads the strategic direction of the Industrial Advisory Group and Carragher is an expert in developing long-term strategic plans for his clients.


Pierson Commercial Real Estate
One of the most trusted real estate advisers in the industry, Pierson and his team serve many Fortune 500 retailers, real estate investment trusts, private equity firms and institutional property holders.


Jason Pucci
Kislak Co.
He is responsible for the oversight and management of the firm’s operations, business activities and growth initiatives, including achievement of its financial and operational objectives.


Gebroe-Hammer Associates
Uranowitz, who has led the Livingston-based firm since its inception in 1975, isn’t slowing down. Since 2020, the firm’s multifamily-focused transactions have completed 321 deals (28,704 units) worth more than $5.1 billion.


Marta Villa
Senior vice president
Villa has more than two decades’ experience representing a number of high-profile shopping centers, street retail and free-standing retail and is an expert in the Newark market.


Gary Gabriel; David Bernhaut
Vice chairman; Executive vice chair
Cushman & Wakefield
They make up the leadership at C&W’s high-powered New Jersey investment sales team, responsible for managing, underwriting and marketing investment properties for sale and arranging joint ventures.


Jason Wolf
Founder & managing principal
Wolf Commercial Real Estate
He is regularly recognized as the “best of the best” in CRE brokerage, based on highest transaction volumes in commercial property sales or leases within their respective markets.

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