Montebello, N.Y. (August 6, 2019) – Urban Land Institute (ULI) Northern New Jersey, a multidisciplinary real estate nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to providing responsible leadership in the use of land in order to enhance the total environment, announces the appointment of its 2020 Advisory Board.
Appointed to two-year terms, ULI Northern New Jersey welcomes Tom Trautner, Member, Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, and Anthony Ianuale, COO & CFO, Dresdner Robin, as Co-District Council Chairs. As District Council Co-Chairs, Tom and Anthony will provide strategic leadership and guidance for ULI Northern New Jersey over FY 2020 and 2021.
Completing a two-year term as Co-Chairs of ULI Northern New Jersey, Brian Whitmer, Executive Director of the Metropolitan Area Capital Markets Group in Cushman & Wakefield’s New Jersey office, and Michael Lachs, Director, Valbridge Property Advisors, will serve as Co-Chairs on the ULI Northern New Jersey Governance Committee where they will provide counsel to the incoming District Council Co-Chairs as well as ongoing support to ULI’s leadership. Michael Lachs will also serve as UrbanPlan Chair, where he will oversee the growth of the real estate development educational program that was launched earlier this year in East Brunswick.
In addition to the newly appointed leadership, ULI Northern New Jersey also welcomes the following new members of the Advisory Board:
Jason Borofsky, Partner, Sax LLP
Business Development Chair
Dan Duggan, Director of Business Development, Bohler Engineering
Dan Johnson, Senior Account Executive, R&J Strategic Communications
Young Leader Co- Chairs
Ryan Fraser, Director of Acquisitions, Vision Real Estate Partners
Wesley Wilcox, Vice President, G.S. Wilcox & Company
Women’s Leadership Initiative Co-Chairs
Amanda Forsburg, Project Scientist, Langan
Heather Kumer, Associate, Connell Foley, LLP
Dawson Bloom, Principal/Civil Technical Director, McLaren Engineering Group
Tri-State Land Use Council (TSLUC ) Co-Chair
Anne Studholme, Of Counsel, Post Polak
Technical Assistance Panel Chair
Larry Jacobs, Attorney/Partner, Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer
Located in one of the nation’s most active real estate markets, ULI Northern New Jersey’s membership includes many of the state’s municipal leaders and most experienced real estate professionals across a variety of disciplines. Through bringing together leaders from across the fields of real estate and land use policy, ULI Northern New Jersey’s members can exchange best practices and explore issues of urbanization, conservation, regeneration, land use, capital formation, and sustainable development to foster the creation of vibrant, resilient communities.
“With the continued boom in transformative real estate projects across northern New Jersey, the work of ULI Northern New Jersey has never been more important,” said Mara Winokur, AICP, PP, Senior Director of Urban Land Institute Northern New Jersey. “The appointment of a leadership group comprised of some of the most experienced and knowledgeable real estate professionals in the region will allow us to continue to make ULI Northern New Jersey an invaluable resource to both the industry and our local communities as we enter these exciting times in the real estate business.”
Real estate professionals interested in joining the Urban Land Institute Northern New Jersey and can contact Mara Winokur, Senior Director of ULI Northern New Jersey at 201.312.8817 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Urban Land Institute
Established in 1936, the Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute with almost 40,000 members across the globe. The mission of the Urban Land Institute is to provide responsible leadership in the use of land in order to enhance the total environment. ULI’s mission is to provide leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. For more information on ULI, visit www.uli.org. To learn more about ULI Northern New Jersey, visit www.nnj.uli.org.