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Expert in Commercial Real Estate, Retailing (especially Supermarkets, Drug Stores), Strategy, Bankruptcy

Expert ID: 731903 New Jersey, USA

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Expert has over 35 years of experience managing a major supermarket chain's real estate and currently advise major retailers on all real estate related issues. His experience senior level positions in real estate, site location research, finance, M&A, strategic planning, construction, real estate legal, and investor and public relations.

Expert has consulted in a variety of fields including real estate strategy, development, analysis, and organization; site research methodologies and evaluations; acquisitions/divestitures; investor and public relations; corporate strategy, general business issues, and expert witness work. Some of his clients included Wakefern Food Corp. (ShopRite), Toys R Us, Foodtown Supermarkets, Rite Aid, National Wholesale Liquidators, White Rose, AG Realty, Occupancy Audit Group, LISC, Kimco Realty, Norse Realty Group, JP Morgan, Croman Development, Larkin Associates and various private equity investors.

Real estate strategy, development, analysis, and organization; site research methodologies and evaluations; acquisitions/divestitures; investor and public relations; corporate strategy, general business issues, and expert witness work.

Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: New York, New York - Yonkers, New York - Newark, New Jersey - Jersey City, New Jersey - Paterson, New Jersey - Elizabeth, New Jersey - Bridgeport, Connecticut - New Haven, Connecticut - Stamford, Connecticut - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Education

Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1970 Degree: MBA Subject: Markeing with finance Institution: Wharton
Year: 1968 Degree: BA Subject: Economics Institution: Rutgers

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2006 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: President Department: Responsibilities: Provide consulting to 1) supermarkets, drug stores, big box stores, 2) developers and landlords, and 3) serve on two Boards of Directors (REIT and Bank)
Years: 1976 to 2006 Employer: Pathmark Stores, Inc. Title: SR VP - retail development Department: Responsibilities: responsibilities included all real estate activities (new store development, store divestitutes and acquisitions), store construction, site location research, real estate legal activities, M&A (lead many transactions including some very large ones), strategic planning, investor relations (dealing with Wall Street and security analysts), and public and governmental affairs.
Years: 1976 to 1985 Employer: Pathmark Stores, Inc. Title: Vice-President - Planning and Research Department: Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Strategic and Financial Planning, Capital Budgeting, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Consumer and Location Research, Investor and Financial Communications. Shared P&L responsibility for the company’s three department store divisions.
Years: 1970 to 1975 Employer: Abraham & Straus Department Stores Title: Director of Research Department: Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Merchandise, advertising, and consumer research; seasonal
sales and advertising planning; sales forecasting; direct mail; profit analyses.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI), Food Marketing Institute (FMI), National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), Retail Marketing Society (RMS), National Retail Federation (NRF), and National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI).
Professional Appointments
Board of Directors of the New Jersey Food Council (NJFC) and Food Industry Alliance of New York (FIA). Metropolitan National Bank, ARC Realty Trust, 5 Stone Green Capital, LLC Advisor.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert witness in a number of cases involving commercial real estate
Training / Seminars
Frequent speaker at trade association conferences and at such academic institutions as Harvard University, the Wharton School, Rutgers University, and Baruch University.

Fields of Expertise

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