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current development projects.
Prior to Saxum, Aileo was a financial analyst with Avison Young. He received his bachelor’s in business administration, with a focus on real estate and finance, from Villanova University.
The Stro Cos. has hired Emily Wolf as its new general counsel, the Ridgewood-based commercial real estate firm announced.
Wolf, a veteran business and real estate lawyer, joins Stro after positions with BEB Capital and Kushner Cos.
She brings more
than 16 years
of experience,
having earned
her law degree
from the
Benjamin N.
Cardozo School
of Law in
Manhattan and a bachelor’s in English and psychology from the University of Michigan.
Lindabury, McCormick, Estabrook & Cooper PC has welcomed Kerry Cahill to its commercial real estate group.
The law firm, which is based in Westfield, said Cahill will concentrate her practice in the areas of corporate, finance and real estate employment law. She represents lenders and borrowers in the
negotiation of
and financing
agreements and
has advised on
the purchase,
sale and leasing
of commercial
real estate,
along with land use, zoning and environmental matters.
Additionally, she provides insight on the insurance, licensure, procurement and tax issues associated with her transactional work.
“Her wide scope of expertise enables Kerry Cahill to assist clients throughout the life cycle of their businesses,” said David Pierce, the
firm’s president. “Her mastery of the intricacies of complex business transactions is an exceptional resource for clients and the firm.”
In a news release, Lindabury said Cahill’s experience spans a range of for-profit and nonprofit sectors, with
a focus on advising clients in the health care industry including facilities owners, physician practices and life science companies. Prior to joining Lindabury, Cahill practiced at another prominent New Jersey law firm, where she focused on transactional matters, administrative proceedings and litigation, primarily involving health law and corporate transactions.
“I’m honored to join Lindabury, which has such a long and esteemed history of providing exceptional legal services for businesses,” Cahill said. “I look forward to working with the many highly experienced attorneys in the firm, as we bring my expertise in transactional law to clients.”
Cahill previously served as a law clerk in New Jersey’s Superior Court and became a certified mediator,
the news release said. Additionally, she was appointed by the Superior Court to represent clients in
estate proceedings and act as the administrator of the Probate Early Settlement Panel for Warren County.
Lee & Associates New Jersey has promoted Jerry Joseph, a member of its brokerage team, to assistant vice president.
Joseph earns the new title some five years after joining the firm. In his latest role, he
will continue
is attributed to his relationships and trust with his clients and his uncompromised integrity. I have enjoyed watching him grow on the team throughout the last five years.”
An expert in the east Essex County and Hudson County submarkets, Joseph has completed several significant transactions recently, including the procurement of a $12.5 million construction loan for a 51- unit residential building in Orange. The loan from Parkview Financial supported the ground-up project at 751 Vose Ave., known as The Legacy, by private developer Kimble Wright.
Joseph began his career at Lee & Associates in 2016 as an investment sales associate, according to a news release. In that role, he developed the skills to underwrite, structure capital stacks and strategically put together deals.
GZA GeoEnvironmental Inc. has hired Michael J. Morris as an associate principal in its Fairfield office.
The professional services firm, which is based
of New Jersey’s Real Property Forum Steering Committee. He is also a member of the American Institute of Professional Geologists, the Licensed Site Remediation Professionals Association in
New Jersey and the National Groundwater Association.
Kokes Properties has added to its growing team with the hiring of Aurelia Del Rossi as a development associate.
Del Rossi, a recent graduate of Rutgers
     Emily Wolf
Aurelia Del Rossi
University, has assumed a full- time role after an internship with the Brielle- based firm. Her responsibilities include project underwriting,
   Michael J. Morris
in Norwood, Massachusetts, said Morris brings more than 25 years of experience as an environmental consultant working
budgeting, accounting administration, construction oversight and social media marketing for the company’s portfolio.
“I knew from the beginning of my internship that this is where I wanted to work,” Del Rossi said. “Everything from the culture to the tasks at
hand made me feel comfortable and pushed me to learn more than I could have ever imagined.”
In a news release, Kokes Properties said its affiliation with the Center
for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School played a key role in its newest hire. Morris A. Davis, the Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and academic director of the center, was responsible for introducing Del Rossi to the firm and paving the way for her internship.
“The way [Del Rossi] has stepped into the workplace and made an immediate impact speaks both
to her career-readiness and, in
turn, to the quality of the real
estate program at Rutgers,” said Clark McIntyre, vice president of operations at Kokes Properties.
“We knew prior to the internship assignment that we would receive
a candidate with high character, strong work ethic and fundamental business and real estate knowledge. We welcome [Del Rossi] to the team and look forward to continuing
to build the Rutgers and Kokes Properties connection.” RE
  Kerry Cahill
to work with
investors and
local business
throughout New
Jersey to service
their needs in
capital markets, investment sales and leasing.
“Jerry Joseph is a pivotal member of our team and we greatly admire his motivation, tenacity and diligence,” said Jason Lynch, a principal of Lee & Associates New Jersey. “He continues to have an innate ability to build trust with his clients and always ensure that the client’s goals are met. His success
throughout New Jersey and the metropolitan New York area. He
is a Licensed Site Remediation Professional in the Garden State, whose work with clients ranges from due diligence to project close-out on major redevelopment sites.
Morris is also a professional geologist licensed in New Hampshire and
is licensed by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in the evaluation and closure of underground storage tanks, according to GZA. The
Ramsey resident holds a bachelor’s in environmental science from Marist College and a master’s in environmental science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Additionally, Morris serves on
the DEP’s Technical Guidance Historic Fill Subcommittee and the Commerce and Industry Association
Jerry Joseph

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