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                   Levin Management,” said Sidney Singer, LMC’s vice president of leasing. “As we continue to grow
our award-winning leasing and management portfolio, Ed’s wealth of talent, energy and industry knowledge further strengthens our leasing team. His well-rounded experience will be of significant benefit to our clients and their shopping centers.”
Colliers International has announced four new hires across its New Jersey brokerage team, including senior leaders at each of its three offices in the state.
The new additions include David Zwang, who joins the firm’s Parsippany office as an executive managing
director and brings more than 35 years of experience. He has contributed to $5 billion
million square feet of transaction volume for owners and tenants. She has also successfully repositioned notable properties and worked with companies such as Allianz Real Estate of America LLC, having most recently worked at Empire State Realty Trust.
“Woodbridge, Princeton and Parsippany are key markets in New Jersey and adding professionals with the pedigrees of David, Stuart and Julie is a major victory for the firm,” said Colliers Executive Managing Director Dennis Waggner, the firm’s New Jersey market leader. “Their expertise across landlord, owner and tenant representation are invaluable additions to Colliers and we look forward to leaning on them to help us win new business in the region in 2021 and beyond.”
Additionally, Colliers has hired Conor Ryan
as associate
broker. He will
professionals like Scott and Nick here at Wharton,” Lewis said. “Their combined expertise will be critical as we expand our industrial platform and create vital last-mile distribution centers, cold storage facilities and other first-class properties in our target markets. We are extremely thankful to have both of them on board as we continue to fulfill our vision to shape the next phase of this rapidly evolving market.”
Guo previously worked at Exeter Property Group, where he spearheaded acquisitions and leasing for a portfolio of more than 24 million square feet of industrial and office assets in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut and Massachusetts, according to a news release. While
at Exeter, he helped to acquire and develop 3.4 million square feet of big- box, last-mile, infill and flex industrial space and stabilized 3.8 million
square feet of value-add space in the Northeast, raising portfolio occupancy from 78 to 94 percent.
The firm added that, as a captain with the U.S. Army, Guo led two infantry platoons through 21 months of combat, global advisory and training missions. He holds an MBA with a concentration in finance and real
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bachelor’s in international relations and history from Boston University.
“After studying Wharton’s activity in the market for quite some time, I was eager to join an entrepreneurial team that has already positioned itself at the forefront of the country’s industrial and last-mile delivery markets,” Guo said. “Having worked extensively across the Northeast, I’m honored to work alongside so many experienced and talented professionals in this sector, and look forward to lending my unique skills to continue the firm’s incredible momentum in the years to come.”
Aileo is a former senior analyst with Saxum Real Estate, where he underwrote acquisition and ground-
    in combined
said, adding that he has managed complex real estate deals globally and domestically for Fortune 500 clients such as Delta Airlines, CBS Broadcasting and many others.
Meantime, Stuart Lipper joins the company as a senior managing director in its Princeton office,
Conor Ryan
and mixed-use, along with select retail, student housing and hotel deals, including nearly $450 million of
David Zwang
be based in the Woodbridge office and
will focus on
new business generation in New Jersey’s northern markets.
Nick Aileo
up development opportunities valued at over $2 billion to date, the news release said. His focus included cold storage industrial, office and multifamily
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according to a news release. Previously a vice president with JLL, he will focus on office tenant and landlord representation, bringing
Wharton Industrial has hired Scott X. Guo as senior vice president and head of acquisitions and Nick Aileo as associate, in a move to support its growing industrial portfolio in New Jersey and the surrounding region.
In their new roles, Guo will lead all origination and
activity for the
New York-based
investment firm,
while Aileo
will support
and execution
of all transactions. Both will report directly to Peter C. Lewis, president of Wharton Industrial, as the firm adds to its holdings of last-mile and big-box distribution centers across the Northeast and the Southeast.
“As the rise of e-commerce and other shifts in consumer behavior continue to fuel rapid growth in the industrial sector, it is more important than ever to have skilled acquisition and leasing
extensive experience in leasing, real estate operations and site acquisition and selection.
Colliers has also added Julie Christiano
as director,
services, in its
office, noting
that she brings
25 years of
and has completed more than 7
Scott X. Guo
 Julie Christiano
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