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As Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Nick Anthony is responsible for executing on Duke Realty's acquisition and disposition activity, as well as the overall management of its joint venture business. He has been involved in more than $15 billion of capital transactions over the years. Previously as Vice President of Portfolio Management, Anthony was responsible for the overall management of the Dugan joint venture, a $1 billion industrial portfolio between J.P. Morgan and Duke Realty. He began his career with Duke Realty in 1989 as a Staff Accountant.
Thomas J. Bisacquino has served as the association's chief executive officer since 1991. He is responsible for overseeing the strategic direction of the association. He directs NAIOP’s legislative activities on behalf of its membership in the federal, state and local arenas. Under his guidance and leadership, the headquarters staff is responsible for serving more than 19,000 members who are involved with the development, ownership, and investment of industrial, office, retail and mixed-use properties throughout North America.
Andrew Briner is a managing director at JLL and leads the firm’s industrial investment sale efforts throughout Southern California and the Western United States. In the past 13 years, he has completed transactions on behalf of REITs, pension fund advisors, private equity firms, national developers and private capital groups with an aggregate consideration exceeding $24 billion. Over his career, Briner has been involved with a wide range of assignments including national portfolio recapitalizations and dispositions, pre-commitment sales, joint venture equity for development and structured land sales.
Kathleen S. Briscoe is partner, Chief Capital Officer of Dermody Properties and has primary responsibility for all aspects of the company’s business related to its capital strategy and execution. She is a member of the company’s Executive Committee and Investment Committee and brings with her over 30 years of experience in the institutional real estate investment management business. Briscoe received a B.A. from Dartmouth College and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. Briscoe is an independent director for Griffin Capital, Resmark Equity Partners, LLC, and Crescent Capital SPAC.
Kate Nolan Bryden is the Vice President of Development for MRP Industrial and has overseen the development of nearly 4 million square feet of industrial, flex, office, and retail projects. Ms. Bryden is primarily responsible for acquisition support, due diligence, entitlement procurement and also oversees the design and construction of industrial projects in Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia.
With 25 years of experience, Richard Burrow leads Langan’s national team supporting warehouse/distribution and e-commerce fulfillment center development around the country. He has provided engineering expertise on over 30 million square feet of industrial development throughout the U.S., including recent vacant mall-to-warehouse conversions. Many of Burrow’s projects have received recognition from industry associations such as NAIOP, the Urban Land Institute, and the American Council of Engineering Companies. Burrow is a professional engineer licensed in multiple states across the United States and a LEED Accredited Professional. He received his Bachelor’s in Engineering from the University of Glasgow, Scotland with a concentration in Civil Engineering. He is a board member of NAIOP’s New Jersey Chapter serving as Vice President, Associate Affairs and is a member of a NAIOP E-commerce National Forum.
Chris Copenhaver is a member of Cushman & Wakefield’s Industrial & Logistics Service Line and co-lead of the company's Food & Beverage Advisory Group specializing in representing owners and occupiers of industrial real estate with a concentration in food production and refrigerated distribution centers. Copenhaver leverages Cushman & Wakefield’s real estate services platform and the Food & Beverage Advisory Team to execute client requirements throughout the state of Georgia, the Southeast and the U.S. in primary and secondary markets. Copenhaver focuses on technical and complex requirements and is experienced in working in a vast number of industrial industries such as food and beverage; bulk automated distribution; electronics, plastics and pharmaceutical production; corporate regional administrative and headquarters operations.
Joe Dunlap leads CBRE’s Global Supply Chain Advisory consulting practice. He has more than 25 years of experience in supply chain, specializing in supply chain network design, transportation analysis, distribution operations and facility design, strategy and business-case development, organizational design, demand planning, among other areas. At CBRE, he leads a team spanning multiple continents to serve logistics, industrial and retail clients. Before joining CBRE he served in various supply chain / logistics roles for Fortna, Accenture, Dematic, Siemens and United Parcel Service.
Bill Fishel is a senior managing director and co-head of the Los Angeles office of JLL Capital Markets. Fishel has contributed to the permanent, bridge, construction, mezzanine and joint venture equity financing of retail, office, multi-family, industrial, hospitality, single tenant, land and data center assets totaling in excess of $8 billion during his tenure with JLL Capital Markets and its predecessor firm HFF. He is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor at USC. Fishel specializes in institutional-grade assets and developments across North America, with a particular focus on structured finance. He joined the firm in August 2009.
As president and Chief Operating Officer for Granite Properties, Greg Fuller oversees strategy and direction for the firm through senior level managers in all corporate functions in the investment, development, management, and leasing of a portfolio of office buildings throughout the southern United States.
Nick Gaganiaras partners with Colliers International advisors and their clients to provide supply chain insights specific to their situation and strategic goals. His consulting engagements focus on delivering strategic alignment through supply chain process and location design.
With over 15 years of experience in supply chain and logistics operations, Gaganiaras brings a balanced approach to supply chain problems, offering strategically positioned business solutions. As an operator, he has worked through the same challenges that clients face every day. As a solutions designer, he has developed both financial and operational models to handle the intricacies of many industries and client-specific requirements.
Brian Gagne leads the industrial investments team for the U.S. at Brookfield, chasing both existing acquisitions and development. Previously, he ran IDI Gazeley Western U.S., leading all acquisition, development, leasing and disposition efforts. At KTR Capital Partners, Gagne was a partner and acquisition team leader, selected to open the company's West Coast office in 2007 and lead the team’s western U.S. investment effort.
Adam Goldberg spent the first 20 years of his career in design-build project management for general contractors overseeing cold storage and industrial facility construction. He has since moved to the developer side and is responsible for overseeing development and construction activities for build-to-suit and speculative industrial projects for Seefried Properties in the Eastern U.S. Goldberg managed over $200M in construction activities as a construction project manager for clients including Coca-Cola Enterprises, Dairy Farmers of America, Randall’s Markets, YMCA, Whole Foods, Topgolf, Mando America, American Tire, Vistar and Icelandic Foods. He’s managed close to $500M in developments as Vice President – Construction for Seefried for clients including UPS, Amazon and CTDI. Goldberg graduated from Georgia Tech with a BS in Building Construction and is a LEED AP.
David Greek is the director of acquisitions at Greek Development and a member of their development team. Since joining the company in 2013, he has assisted in acquiring a pipeline of over 8 million square feet of future development and the purchase and disposition several value-add and stabilized buildings and portfolios. A graduate of Georgetown University, Greek has been an active member of NAIOP for 6 years.
Brandi Hanback is Executive Vice President, Deputy Head of Development and Head of FTZ, Trade & Logistics for Rockefeller Group. In this role, Hanback has a direct leadership role in overseeing the company’s national development platform, increasing activity in existing markets, and expanding into new markets. She also oversees the company’s longstanding Foreign Trade Zone division, which works directly with tenants and clients on a consulting basis as needed on complex international trade, logistics and customs matters. Rockefeller Group’s tenants and clients include large multinational manufacturers and distributors engaged in importing and exporting.
Dr. Joshua Harris serves as the Vice President of Strategy for Skanska USA Commercial Development. Prior to joining Skanska, Dr. Harris served as the Academic Director and Clinical Assistant Professor of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate and prior or to joining NYU, Dr. Harris served as the Director of the Dr. P. Phillips Institute for Research and Education in Real Estate at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Harris has taught real estate and finance courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Dr. Harris' primary areas of expertise include economic development, market research, expert testimony and financial/project consulting. His past clients include national real estate developers, real estate investment trusts, private equity firms, law firms and hospitality institutions as well as local governments and real estate companies.
Dr. Harris holds a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Central Florida with a research emphasis in institutional real estate and capital markets. Dr. Harris holds the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst designation, has been named an Honorary Kentucky Colonel, a NAIOP Research Foundation Distinguished Fellow, a Counselor of Real Estate (CRE), a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), and has received a gubernatorial appointment to the Florida Real Estate Appraisal Board. Dr. Harris has served as an expert witness and for media interviews in the field of real estate, finance and economics.
Dov Hertz is the founder and principal of DH Property Holdings and is responsible for the investment policies, daily management and strategic direction of the firm. Throughout his career, Hertz has negotiated and executed on over $20 billion of real estate in New York City. DHPH is focused on value-added opportunities in all asset classes and specifically focused on last-mile industrial and warehouse logistics assets in the boroughs of New York City. Currently, DHPH is developing approximately two million square feet of class A industrial facilities in Brooklyn, including the first multi-story industrial building on the East Coast.
Steven Hussain joined Prologis in June of 2019 as the Director of Community Workforce Programs. In that capacity, he leads the organization's efforts to generate shared value for customers and the community through the creation of talent pipelines into the logistics industry. Prior to joining Prologis, Hussain served as the Chief Mission Services Officer for Goodwill San Antonio. He also served as the Director of Community Initiatives for San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor, where he helped to develop education, workforce and economic development policy.
Alex Klatskin is a general partner of Forsgate Industrial Partners, a private industrial real estate development and investment firm based in Teterboro, New Jersey. Before joining Forsgate in 1992, he was with the New York City architectural firm of Kohn, Pedersen, Fox and Associates, working on commercial projects in London and New York. He has been a visiting architectural critic and/or lecturer at Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cornell University, University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, University of Miami, New York University, Cooper Union, University of Michigan, Florida A&M, and Illinois Institute of Technology. Klatskin was the 2011 National Chairman of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association. He was also the 2003-2004 president of the NAIOP New Jersey chapter.
Paul Klink has been in commercial real estate for 33 years. He currently oversees all facets on NKF’s industrial services in the Americas. Specifically, He is responsible for growing and maintaining Capital Markets, Agency & T rep practice. Klink is an advocate for all NKF’s industrial clients and has deep institutional relationships with clients throughout the country.
Robert Kossar, vice chairman and head of JLL’s Northeast Industrial Region, is responsible for leading the markets business (capital markets, brokerage, property management and project and development services) in the region (New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania and New York). He is also part of the Industrial Capital Markets Team for the Americas, personally responsible for leading the capital markets business in the Northeastern U.S. In addition to his local leadership responsibilities, he remains an active industrial investment sales and leasing broker, representing the firm’s most important clients. As an Urban Core Expert, Kossar focuses closely on the last mile trends and how this space will lead the way for the next wave of modern last-mile distribution space in New York. Kossar currently leads the team that handles the leasing and management for 4 million square feet in the New York Outer Boroughs.
Leslie Lanne is a Managing Director at JLL, specializing in institutional landlord and tenant representation in the sale and leasing of industrial real estate in northern and central New Jersey, the outer boroughs of New York City, eastern Pennsylvania, as well as for select clientele throughout major U.S. industrial markets. Lanne currently handles over 4.5 million square feet of agency leasing in the New York/Outer Boroughs and is a subject matter expert when it comes to the New York region and what clients and owners are looking for. She is also the lead for JLL’s Urban Infill practice. Lanne has extensive experience and history with institutional investor/owners and has been involved with over 100 million square feet of transactions with e-commerce, distribution and warehousing tenants. Her 19 years of experience across real estate verticals, in multiple regions and markets enables her to help clients achieve unparalleled results.
David Levine is a managing director at Blackstone. Levine currently focuses on new investment opportunities in the logistics and office sectors. He was involved in the creation and sale of Blackstone’s 117 million square foot industrial platform, IndCor Properties and currently oversees Blackstone’s North American logistics portfolio which spans more than 225 million square feet. Levine has also been involved in the privatizations of Gramercy Property Trust, Pure Industrial, BioMed Realty and Apple REIT 6.
Clark Machemer is senior managing director for Crow Holdings Industrial. He holds a bachelor's degree in finance and law and public policy from Syracuse University, and a master's degree in real estate development from Columbia University.
Jeff Milanaik is a Partner – Northeast Region with Bridge Development Partners, LLC. Milanaik opened the Northeast Region office in Parsippany, New Jersey, in October 2014, and is responsible for the acquisition and development of investment-grade industrial buildings that provide opportunities to add value.
Brian Milberg overseas acquisition and development opportunities throughout SG’s target markets in addition to working on the firm’s capital market ventures and equity sourcing. He has over 17 years of industrial real estate and private equity investing experience. Since 2004, Milberg has acquired and developed over $2 billion of industrial real estate.
Mario D. Morroni leads the North American Industrial initiative, a new business unit created in March 2018 by Ivanhoe Cambridge. In this role, he oversees the implementation and execution of the investment strategy. Through a combination of direct investments and co-investments with key strategic partners, his team ensures the fluidity and efficiency of the operations, asset management and investment processes.
Barbara Perrier has been with CBRE for 31 years and is a leading investment broker specializing in industrial and land sales. She has been among the firm’s Colbert Coldwell Circle, an elite group that is comprised of the top 3% of producers in the entire company, and was appointed Vice Chairman, the highest title a producer can achieve within CBRE. Perrier and her team executed 80 deals in 2019 with a total transaction value in excess of $16.4 billion. A key player within CBRE’s Institutional Group (IG), she has facilitated many complex, multi-market dispositions including over 30,000 acres of land sales and major sales and portfolios.
Patrick Robinson has been involved in the planning, entitlement, and development of over 6,000 acres of land development projects throughout the United States, including retail, residential and industrial projects. He is currently focused on logistics-oriented development projects that lower tenants overall operating costs by reducing transportation expenditures. Robinson has day-to-day responsibilities for over 40 million square feet of future development representing over $2 billion of investments.
Mark Shearer is Senior Vice President and Regional Development Officer for Rockefeller Group’s New Jersey/Pennsylvania Region. He is a 30-year veteran of the commercial real estate industry based in Rockefeller Group’s Morristown, New Jersey office and leads all New Jersey and Pennsylvania development operations for the company. Currently, he and his team are overseeing the development of more than 5 million square feet of industrial and residential space throughout the region. Shearer is a former Senior Vice President of Prologis and is a NAIOP New Jersey Trustee.
Kim Snyder is President of Prologis’ West Region and is responsible for all regional activities including development, acquisitions and operations for Prologis. Key markets included in the West Region are Southern California, the Inland Empire, Seattle, and the San Francisco Bay Area.
Anne Strauss-Wieder is a nationally respected senior executive and expert in freight and logistics. She currently serves as the Director of Freight Planning at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA) and has over 40 years of private and public sector experience. Strauss-Wieder is in leadership roles in national advisory committees and professional organizations including appointments to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness (where she chairs the Workforce Subcommittee) and the U.S. Maritime Administration’s Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee (where she co-chairs the Port Working Group). She also chairs the Transportation Research Board’s Committee on the Logistics of Disaster Response and Business Continuity and is an emeritus member of the Freight Transportation Logistics and Planning Committee. She developed and teaches a graduate course on Freight and Public Policy at the Rutgers University Bloustein School. Strauss-Wieder has a BA and MA in Regional Science from the University of Pennsylvania and was a 2010 Lead New Jersey Fellow.
G.S. Wilcox & Co. is a leader in the commercial real estate investment banking industry, providing debt and equity solutions to developers, real estate private equity firms, institutional investors and other owners of commercial real estate. The firm was founded by Gretchen S. Wilcox in 1994 and is celebrating its 25th year in business this year. Wilcox currently serves on the National Board for NAIOP and has served as Trustee for the New Jersey chapter of NAIOP for over a decade.
Matt Wilson is a senior project manager at The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company, nationwide construction management/general contractor consistently ranked among the largest contractors in the country. Wilson graduated from Auburn University with a BS in Building Construction and has worked for Whiting-Turner for 20 years.