Jeffrey J. Milanaik of Heller Industrial Parks Inc. was elected to a second term as President of the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, at the Annual Meeting and Election held January 27, 2010. George Sowa of Brandywine Realty Trust was elected Vice President Public Affairs and President-Elect. The following officers were also elected: VP Special Events Michael Seeve, Mountain Development Corp.; VP Education James Petrucci, J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc.; VP Membership & Communications Edward Russo, Russo Development; VP Associate Affairs Ralph Orlando, CMX Engineering; and Treasurer/Secretary Frank D. Visceglia, Jr. of Federal Business Centers.

The following were elected to the Board of Trustees for a term ending in January 2013: Gene Preston, Institute St. Onge; Kevin Tartaglione, Advance Realty Group; Michael Alfieri, M. Alfieri Co. Inc.; Bo Farkas, AMB Property Corporation; Jorge Berkowitz, Langan Engineering and Environmental Services; Caren Franzini, NJ Economic Development Authority; and Seena Stein, Newmark Knight Frank. Richard Marchisio of Lee & Associates was elected for a term ending January 2011.

The following members also serve on the Board: Gil Medina, Cushman & Wakefield of New Jersey, Inc.; David Gibbons, Seagis Property Group LP; Gretchen Wilcox, Q 10|G.S. Wilcox & Co.; Richard Cureton, Whitesell Construction Co., Inc.; Elliot Kosoffsky, F. Greek Development; Clark Machemer, Rockefeller Group Development Corp.; Joshua Adler, Adler Development; Michael Francois, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; Mitchell Hersh, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation; Russell Tepper, Matrix Development Group; Richard Vanderbeck, First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc.; Timothy Comerford, Public Service Electric & Gas Company; and Jeffrey Schotz, First Service Williams.

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