By Joshua Burd
Avison Young has announced five new additions to its New Jersey-based team.
The real estate services firm, which has offices in Morristown and Woodbridge, has made the new hires to support its growing project management practice in the region. Joining the company as project accountants are Harley Brooks and Caroline Morris, while Tony Bienert joins as director of construction management.
Meantime, the firm has hired Gabriel Miani and Katie Sherman as a senior project manager and an administrative coordinator, respectively.
“We are thrilled to welcome Harley, Caroline, Tony, Gabriel and Katie as the newest members to our dynamic New Jersey office, which has been enjoying continued growth,” said Chris Richtera principal with Avison Young. “These five strategic hires strengthen our presence both in New Jersey and the tristate area.
“We look forward to what this new group of professionals will accomplish and are confident they will deliver the kind of high-level attention to detail and service that has become a hallmark to our firm.”
Harley Brooks joins Avison Young after serving as a project and account analysis manager at Barnes & Noble College, according to a news release. She will support Avison Young’s New Jersey and New York project management billing and related accounting functions, bringing a bachelor’s of business administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Morris brings more than 10 years of experience, which includes stints in industries such as property and auto insurance and engineering, the news release said. She will support Avison Young’s New Jersey and Boston project management billing and related accounting functions and holds a bachelor’s in communications and marketing from Kennesaw State University.
Bienert has more than 25 years of experience in construction and joins Avison Young from Hollister Construction Services, where he served as a project manager and managed several high-profile projects. In his new role, he will be responsible for overseeing construction and project management for commercial and industrial projects.
Avison Young also noted that Miani is an experienced project manager with more than a decade of experience, joining Avison Young after serving as capital projects manager for Hudson View Gardens. In that role, he managed large-scale infrastructure projects and provided budget and regulatory guidance, conflict resolution and master plan development.
Miani holds a degree in civil and structural engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.
Sherman, meantime, will work as an administrative coordinator and joins Avison Young after graduating with honors from College of Saint Elizabeth, where she completed a bachelor’s of business administration.