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CBRE’s Patricia Riedel Named 2013 President of CREW NJ



SADDLE BROOK, N.J. (January 15, 2013)– CBRE, New Jersey's largest commercial real estate brokerage firm, announced today that Senior Associate, Patricia Riedel, was recently elected as the 2013 President for CREW NJ.  Ms. Riedel replaces Cheryl Hardt, also of CBRE. Additionally, CBRE Vice President Marta Person Villa will serve as Director of Programming.


Based in the East Brunswick office since September 2000, Riedel has market expertise in the Rt. 287/78 and 78 West corridors south to Western Monmouth County. Prior to launching a career in real estate, Riedel worked for the New York Telephone Company as a commercial representative and as a paralegal for the law firm of Bruce Kennedy, P.C., specializing in real estate.


Ms. Riedel’s significant assignments include being part of a leasing team for a 382,000-sq.-ft. flex park at Riverview Technology Center in Somerset, 349,564-sq.-ft office and flex space at Mt. Bethel Corporate Center in Warren, and a 288,500-sq.-ft. class “A” office building at Perryville III in Hampton. Her client roster includes Anheuser Busch Companies, Cintas, Integrated Device Technology, Kid’s Smile, Merrill Lynch, Stellar Academy and Steno Tech Institute.  She is also a recipient of the 2006 CBRE Silver Award.


“I am honored to follow in the footsteps of my esteemed colleague Cheryl Hardt, who has so ably advanced the missions of CREW NJ this past year," said Ms. Riedel. "In 2013, we can look forward to another exciting year centered on a variety of educational, philanthropic and networking events.”

Riedel served as a CREW NJ Co-Director of Sponsorship in 2008, remaining in that position until 2012, when she became the President Elect and CREW Network Delegate.


The 2013 slate of officers and directors includes President-Elect and CREW Network Delegate Monica J. Ceres of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C.; Treasurer Rebecca Machinga of WithumSmith + Brown, P.C; and Recording Secretary Stacey Weinberg of Federal Business Centers; Director of Membership is Mary Lynn Kearns of Dancker, Sellew & Douglas; Director of Philanthropy is Rachel Brindisi;  Co-Directors of Sponsorship are Patricia Faulkner of NAI Global and Diane Menard of Prestige Title Agency, Inc.; Director of Special Projects/Golf is Robin Grossman of Zycus, while Director of Special Projects: PR/Website is Susan Karp of Cole Schotz; the 2013 Advisory slate includes Hardt, who will also serve on the National Board of CREW Network, in addition to Sheila Nall of KSS Architects, and Silvana Finizio of Carousel Industries.

CREW 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. CREW Network has more than 8,000 members who represent nearly every discipline within the industry and are located in 76 major markets across North America.


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