ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Developers, A-H)

Developers Marc Berson, Omar Boraie, Carl Goldberg, Jon Hanson, Charles Kushner, Murray Kushner, Gus Milano, Steve Pozycki, Joe Taylor, David Welsh and Finn Wentworth are on our “Icons” list. See them here. (Read the list...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Service providers)

Jay Biggins Executive managing director Biggins Lacy Shapiro & Co. Perfect pivot: Biggins and BLS helped open Rapid Reshore & Development, which will provide services for the fast-moving and ultra-important life sciences and biopharma industries. Mitch Berkey Member Chiesa, Shahinian...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Power players)

Sid Brown CEO NFI NFI touches the industry in a number of ways as a leading third-party logistics and trucking company. It owns a large amount of industrial space in the state. Andrew Cuomo; Bill DeBlasio Governor; Mayor New York...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Construction)

Wendy Andrew-Doele Studio director Gensler When the office of the future became the office of now, Gensler was ready to adjust — helping to create hybrid workspaces that rely on technology and put safety first. Chris Cornick Director of...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Brokers)

Brokers Bob Donnelly, Andy Merin and David Simson are on our “Icons” list. See them here. Jeff Babikian Executive vice president CBRE One of the top office brokers in the state, Babikian is known for representing a lot...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Banking and finance)

Margaret Anadu; Sherry Wang Partner; Managing director Goldman Sachs Urban Investment Group When we come out of the pandemic, and the urban centers face a crisis in capital, Anadu and Wang will be key players in Newark. Tom...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Icons)

Marc Berson Founder, chair The Fidelco Group Longtime developer, business leader and philanthropist remains as busy as ever, as recent groundbreaking for freezer warehouse in Elizabeth illustrates. Omar Boraie Founder, chairman Boraie Development He has turned the day-to-day running of the...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Associations and experts)

Dave Brogan Executive director New Jersey Apartment Association Active on all issues multifamily, Brogan is a thought leader who brought insight and helped shape decisions involving tenants and landlords during the pandemic. Josh Burd Editor Real Estate NJ Well-respected journalist (yes,...

ROI Influencers: Real Estate 2020 (Elected officials and public leaders)

Leslie Anderson CEO and president New Jersey Redevelopment Authority The sudden interest and effort to bring development to underserved communities is nothing new for Anderson, who has been doing amazing work there for decades. Ras Baraka Mayor City of Newark Baraka,...

2020 ROI Influencers: Real Estate — Why Bezos is No. 1

There were a lot of reasons why Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is No. 1 on the 2020 ROI Influencers: Real Estate list. Here’s a big one. According to Colliers International, Amazon accounted for just under 20%...

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