We bring you the latest on new hires and promotions within the real estate industry and every profession that services it.

Diversified Properties taps Leifer as director of acquisitions, development

Diversified Properties has hired a longtime real estate executive as its new director of acquisitions and development, the Montville-based firm announced.

NAI Hanson promotes two to associate vice president

NAI James E. Hanson has promoted brokers Lorenzo Lambiase and Cameron Silverstein to the role of associate vice president, the Teterboro-based firm announced Monday.

IDB Bank names new senior vice president for tristate real estate lending platform

IDB Bank has announced a new senior vice president and head of New York commercial real estate lending for the company’s tristate area platform.

JLL adds prominent brokerage duo to New York City retail team

JLL has made another two high-profile additions to its brokerage team in the region, this time in the retail sector.

A.Y. Strauss adds veteran attorney to Roseland-based franchise practice

A.Y. Strauss has announced the addition of a new partner in its franchise group.

Second generation joins Bravitas Group to lead acquisitions, strategic initiatives

A new generation has joined The Bravitas Group Inc. in Montclair as the real estate firm’s managing director for acquisitions and strategic initiatives.

Longtime commercial real estate banker returns to Valley as first vice president

A veteran New Jersey commercial real estate lender has returned to Valley Bank after beginning his career at the Wayne-based company.

CRESDA, eyeing real estate supply chain diversity, names business development manager

An organization that helps companies with their real estate supplier diversity initiatives has welcomed a new business development manager.

Bergman taps 25-year industry veteran as new chief operating officer

Bergman Real Estate Group has hired a longtime commercial real estate executive as its new chief operating officer, the Woodbridge-based firm announced.

MSW adds counsel, associate as newest members of real estate law team

Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP has announced two new additions to its Newark-based team of commercial real estate attorneys.