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SADDLE BROOK, N.J. (Feb. 29, 2012) –CBRE, New Jersey’s largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced today that First Vice President Cheryl Hardt was recently elected as the 2012 President for ICREW NJ. Ms. Hardt replaces Sheila Nall of KSS Architects.

Based in the Saddle Brook office, Ms. Hardt consults owners and tenants throughout Northern New Jersey to create real estate strategies for the disposition and acquisition of commercial real estate. With more than 19 years of experience, she is recognized for her ability to create innovative solutions to real estate requirements and achieve results.

Last year, she was part of the CBRE team that was awarded the NAIOP Economic Impact Deal of the Year Award. In 2007, Ms. Hardt was one of 14 professionals selected nationwide to participate in CBRE’s High Potential Program.

“I am thankful for this amazing opportunity to advance the objectives of ICREW NJ in 2012,” said Ms. Hardt. “I wholeheartedly believe this will be a year filled with tremendous accomplishments in our core concentration areas of education, networking and community.”

The 2012 slate of officers and directors includes President-Elect and CREW Network Delegate Patricia Riedel, who is a Senior Associate in CBRE’s East Brunswick office; Treasurer Sefi Silverstein, CPA, Wilkin & Guttenplan; and Recording Secretary and Business Development Manager Rachel M. Brindisi of NAI Global.

Director of Special Projects/PR/Website is Rebecca Machinga of WithumSmith+Brown and Director of Special Projects/Golf is Robin Grossman, Zycos. Co-Directors of Sponsorship are Diane R. Menard of
Prestige Title Agency and Patricia Faulkner of NAI Global.

The Director of Membership is Mary Lynn Kearns of Dancker, Sellew & Douglas. The Director of Philanthropy is Susan Karp of Cole Schotz and the Director of Programming is Monica J. Ceres of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.

The 2012 Advisory slate includes Advisor & CREW Network Delegate Sheila Nall of KSS Architects; Advisor Silvana Finizio, Carousel Industries; and Advisor & Bylaws Annette Murray, Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C.

ICREW NJ is part of the CREW Network. Founded in 1989, it is the industry's premier business networking organization dedicated to supporting the achievements of women in commercial real estate. It has more than 8,000 members in 74 major markets across North America.



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