Mr. Jeffrey Newman, Esq., CRE

Chairman of Real Estate; Member-Executive Committee, Sills Cummis & Gross P.C.
Newark, NJ

Work Phone: (973) 643-5788

Practice Focus: The Real Estate Department is an interdisciplinary team of approximately 30 attorneys providing a full range of legal and related services.

Chapter Affiliation: New Jersey

Ms. Melissa Reagen, CRE

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Nuveen Real Estate
New York, NY

Work Phone: (212) 916-6643

Practice Focus: Portfolio manager for a closed-end, value add real estate alternatives fund.

Chapter Affiliation: New York Metropolitan

Mr. John Oler, CRE

President/CEO/Founder, JSBO Realty & Capital Inc.
New York, NY

Work Phone: (212) 293-6751

Practice Focus: Commercial leasing and investment sales broker, financial advisor, developer, and investment banker.

Chapter Affiliation: New York Metropolitan

Mr. Keenan Hughes, CRE

Principal, Phillips Preiss Grygiel Leheny Hughes LLC
Hoboken, NJ

Work Phone: (201) 420-6262

Practice Focus: Planning consultant for private developers and governmental entities, specializing in redevelopment, downtown revitalization and economic development.

Chapter Affiliation: New Jersey

Mr. Brett Dockwell, Esq., CRE

Partner, Morrison Cohen LLP
New York, NY

Work Phone: (212) 735-8791

Practice Focus: Real estate litigation and arbitration, including property-valuation disputes, rent-reset determinations, and financing and partnership disputes

Chapter Affiliation: New York Metropolitan

Mr. Nathan Florio, CRE

Partner/Principal, Deloitte Transactions & Business Analytics LLP
Jersey City, NJ

Work Phone: (212) 436-3451

Practice Focus: Appraisal, market and feasibility analyses, purchase price allocations for accounting/tax, acquisitions/dispositions, lease advisory/accounting.

Chapter Affiliation: New Jersey

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Mr. Jason Bergman, Esq., CRE

Vice President & Senior Underwriting Counsel, Benchmark Title Agency, LLC
White Plains, NY

Work Phone: (914) 250-2413

Practice Focus: Title insurance; emphasis on complex transactions, foreclosures, REO, and distressed properties; experienced foreclosure referee and receiver.

Chapter Affiliation: New York Metropolitan

Mr. Michael Ash, Esq., CRE

Partner/Attorney, Carlin, Ward, Ash & Heiart, LLC
Florham Park, NJ

Work Phone: (973) 377-3350

Practice Focus: Real Estate Litigation specializing in eminent domain, tax appeals, and right-of-way acquisition/planning

Chapter Affiliation: New Jersey

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