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   said. “As a New Jersey native and former Massey Knakal team member, this was the perfect next step in
my career and an unparalleled opportunity to work with the best in the industry.”
Schenck, Price, Smith and King LLP has hired James Polles as counsel in the firm’s land use and redevelopment and commercial real estate practice groups in Florham Park.
The practice, which is based in the borough,
“I look forward to joining a team
at Schenck Price with a vision and
a culture that encourages offering clients dynamic solutions to hurdles thought insurmountable amidst a global pandemic, with an eye towards positioning clients for sustained success and growth into the future, just as the firm has done since its inception,” Polles said.
Polles earned his law degree in 2011 from Ohio Northern University and his bachelor’s in 2006 from the University of Scranton.
Eli Harari, a former real estate executive for a consumer electronics company, has joined Bussel Realty Corp. as a sales associate.
In his new role with the Edison- based firm,
Harari will
services to
landlords and
tenants in the
northern and
central New
Jersey industrial markets. He will specialize in relocating businesses from Brooklyn to the Garden State.
“We are happy to have Eli as an addition to our brokerage team
at BRC,” said Steve Bussel, BRC’s president. “He will be learning the northern and central New Jersey industrial market and assist our sales teams with clients and properties.”
In a news release, BRC said Harari formerly served as vice president for the real estate division at Southern Telecom, where he delivered hands-on strategic leadership and management of
all real estate initiatives. The firm touted him as an accomplished real estate and business management leader adept at identifying real estate opportunities, with expert knowledge of the New York City real estate market.
Murphy Schiller & Wilkes LLP has hired Ollia A. Pappas and Charlotte M. Munday as associates.
The firm, which is based in Newark, said Pappas will
REALESTATENJTM 17 Prior to joining the firm, Pappas
worked as a law clerk for New Jersey Superior Court Judge
Lisa Perez-Friscia, who sits
in Hackensack. She recently graduated magna cum laude from the Elisabeth Haub School of Law
at Pace University, also holding a master’s from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at
Yale University and a bachelor’s from Boston University, where she graduated magna cum laude.
Meantime, Munday recently finished a clerkship with New Jersey Tax Court Judge Kathi F.
Fiamingo, who
sits in Mount
Holly. In that
role, MSW said
she gained
insight into the workings and decision-making process of the tax court.
A graduate of Syracuse University College of Law, Munday obtained a bachelor’s degree from Niagara University, graduating cum
laude, and holds a master’s in environmental science from SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. RE
     residential and mixed-use sectors. He advises clients on the planning elements of development and the redevelopment process.
“We are excited to welcome James and his land use and related transactional experience to our burgeoning land use, redevelopment and transactions practice, as well
as providing counsel to the firm’s institutional clients,” said Gary F. Werner, managing partner. “Schenck Price prides itself on being at the forefront of providing unmatched service to our clients, and that includes recruiting talented attorneys to assist them in an ever-changing world, to ensure their long-term success.”
In a news release, Schenck Price touted Polles’ knowledge of local government operation, which provides him with insight into the decision-making process of elected officials and key governmental employees. The firm noted that he has previous experience providing general and special counsel services for several municipalities and planning boards.
Eli Harari
said Polles’ focus includes real estate development, redevelopment and land use matters in the industrial, commercial,
focus on litigation and property tax matters.
“We are incredibly excited to have Ollia and Charlotte join our growing team,” said Kellen F. Murphy, MSW’s managing partner. “Both have impressive backgrounds that will complement our diverse commercial real estate practice. We truly look forward to helping them grow into seasoned attorneys in the coming years, as we continue to strive to provide effective legal solutions to our clients.”
Charlotte M. Munday
Ollia A. Pappas
concentrate her practice on land use, transactional real estate and environmental matters. Munday, meantime, will
 James Polles
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