Jason M. Crimmins Assumes Company's Top Post
Short Hills, NJ - June 20, 2014 - Jason Crimmins brings his drive for innovation and synergy to his new role, as he becomes the fifth President of The Blau & Berg Company. He joined The Blau & Berg Company 22 years ago, and has continued to strive for success with the company. He received certification as a Certified Commercial Investment Member, which is a recognized organization, specializing in all assets dealing with commercial real estate, forming a business network encompassing 1,000 markets throughout the world. Jason has also been awarded the SIOR certification (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors), which is a distinguished organization of leading industrial and office real estate professionals, investment specialists and corporate real estate executives. Many clients have said he is a "broker who gets the results you want, with tremendous knowledge and expertise."
In today’s fast paced market, knowledge is available at our fingertips, but knowing what information is reliable is extremely important. The Blau & Berg Company’s research team focuses on reporting what matters in commercial real estate and what information will help you make better investment decisions. Jason is responsible for creating our Market Report every quarter so our clients and brokers can stay on top of the market trends. "Sharing our market knowledge is something we take great pride in so that our clients are well versed in making decisions regarding their transactions and investments," says Jason. "We want to make sure our clients know that our resources are their resources. They should have the knowledge we have in order to make decisions that best suit them. We want The Blau & Berg Company to be their first choice in choosing a broker. Very few commercial real estate companies have all the elements required: talent, resources and perseverance. We have proven for the last 82 years, that we have the local expertise through our countless real estate transactions, as well as global reach through our SIOR affiliates worldwide."
With a perspective based on more than two decades at The Blau & Berg Company, and as someone who pushed to make dynamic changes happen, both in the company’s products and its culture, Jason Crimmins says he is both "honored and humbled" to succeed his father, Kenneth F. Crimmins. "Our industry respects tradition but also requires innovation," he says. "The opportunity ahead for The Blau & Berg Company is immense, but to grasp it, we must move quicker, focus, and continue to transform. I see a big part of my job as accelerating our capability to bring successful transactions to our clients more quickly."
Kenneth F. Crimmins will remain active in the company as Chief Executive Officer, Chairman and Broker of Record.
Jason Crimmins, President of The Blau & Berg Company, is responsible for overseeing corporate services, client growth, and supply chain & logistics representation. He has been with The Blau and Berg Company since May of 1992, and as an agent representative since 1996.
Industrial Distribution and Manufacturing Services, Supply Chain & Logistics, Site Selection for Institutional and Private Corporations, Agency and Tenant Representation, Leasing, Sales, Land Development, Acquisition, Disposition, and Build-to-Suit of industrial properties.
Years of Experience
Eighteen (18) Years
For the last six years, Jason has been the Executive Vice President at The Blau & Berg Company prior to his most recent designation as President. He has extensive experience in industrial site selection, supply chain & logistics and landlord and tenant representation. During his career, Jason has completed over 30 million square feet of sale and lease transactions that total a value of over $600 million dollars.
Key Transactions (Partial List) - Represented the Following Companies
- LF USA and IDS for the lease of 500,528 SF in Robbinsville, NJ
- A&S Russo for the sale of 105,000 SF in Hillside, NJ
- CCSI in the sale of 98,057 SF in Bayonne, NJ
- ITP Urban Renewal in the sale of 40,000 SF in Newark, NJ
- Preferred Freezer in the sale of 21 acres for a build-to-suit property of approximately 316,000 SF in Linden, NJ
- Skylark Development for the lease of 146,000 SF in Secaucus, NJ
- Continental Terminals in the lease of 169,864 SF in Kearny, NJ
- Bristol Group Inc. in the sale of 206,080 SF in Springfield, NJ
- AZ CFS in the lease of 240,000 SF in Linden, NJ
- Polarome Int’l in the sale of its 280,000 SF in Jersey City, NJ
- Costar Power Broker in New Jersey 2008, 2011-2013
- Named Broker of the Year by SIOR (2012) for largest industrial transaction
- Named Real Estate Forum Top Broker (2008)
- Named Real Estate Forum Top Broker (2013)
- Recognized by The Blau & Berg Company as a Top Broker since 2005
- Recognized as one of Real Estate New Jersey’s 40 Under 40 in 2013
Jason graduated from the Morristown Beard School, earned a bachelor’s degree from Seton Hall University and continues to broaden his expertise through real estate finance courses at New York University. He has earned membership into SIOR and CCIM by education, sale transactions and a substantial code of ethics.
Community and Personal Information
- Awarded SIOR designation (Society of Industrial and Office Realtors)
- Recognized with CCIM designation (Certified Commercial Investment Member)
- President of the Bel Air Association of West Orange since 2007
- Member of The Blau & Berg Company’s Advisory Board
- Member of ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers)
About The Blau & Berg Company
The Blau & Berg Company located in Short Hills, New Jersey, is a full service commercial real estate brokerage firm, specializing in industrial, retail, office and investment opportunities since 1932. From distribution to manufacturing and research to development, The Blau & Berg Company supplies sound management decisions and a complete range of services designed to create value by utilizing the right tools and successfully positioning sellers/buyers and tenants/landlords with maximum exposure in the marketplace. We offer our market expertise, insights and guidance to achieve optimal results. This requires focus, discipline and teamwork. It is our commitment to identify, seize and take charge of an opportunity with the knowledge that comes only from experience and the speed that global business demands, which allows us to solve deal after deal. Local Expertise | Global Outreach.
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