Michael A. Brenna has broad experience in complex commercial real estate and financial transactions. Nicholas Toth currently serves in Governor Murphy’s Administration as an Assistant Director where he is leading the recently created New Jersey Office of Apprenticeship and is overseeing the development and implementation of the New Jersey Apprenticeship Network.
North Brunswick Township, a 12.3 sq mile municipality located in Middlesex County, NJ, approximately halfway between New York City and Philadelphia, has a history of implementing unique approaches to address problems and concerns related to redevelopment and traffic congestion.
He focuses on finding creative solutions to New Jersey’s most pressing economic and community development problems, including financing affordable housing and water infrastructure, leveraging Opportunity Zones, and collaborating with hospitals and universities.
Robert previously worked as a Research Associate and Economist at The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) where he maintained a database of all New York City apartment, hotel and office construction and served as the primary contact to research and answer broker questions regarding zoning laws and potential building uses.
A Newark resident, Ms. Cooper earned a Bachelor of Arts in urban planning from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University and a master’s degree in urban planning from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University.
An honors graduate from Rutgers University, Ms. Tantleff holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from the School of Communication and Information Studies and is a member of the Executive Committee at the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School.
As Director of Community Outreach and Volunteer Engagement for AARP NJ, Christine Newman works to advance AARP’s social mission of fighting for and equipping the 50+ population in New Jersey with tools and resources to live their best lives, specifically around AARP’s core areas of: livable communities, support for family caregivers and financial security.
So if you’re a company needing facilities for research, manufacturing, or distribution; a developer of a project in one of these three sectors, or any commercial Omar Boraie project in an urban location; or a public or not-for-profit entity requiring new or renovated facilities, the NJEDA can help turn your plans into reality.
Some blocks away, on the site of a former junkyard near Elmwood Cemetery, Jack Morris, the founder of Edgewood Development and a child of working-class New Brunswick, is working with the city to build 190 lower-end condos and town homes; 85 are to be sold for less than market rate to qualified buyers.
Here, E & J was hired as the sole electrical contractor for the project to work closely with RU Living and the general contractor, Construction Management, to provide the electrical infrastructure for the building and install interior and exterior lighting for this new construction project.
FSHD’s flagship development, the award-winning Ethel R. Lawrence Homes in Mount Laurel, sets the gold standard for quality affordable housing in high-opportunity communities and remains a national model for helping families overcome problems stemming from generational cycles of poverty, racial segregation, economic isolation and the lack of a good education.