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said. “He will collaborate closely
with me, our ownership and the board of directors to help drive our strategic objectives while also assuming new responsibilities for coordinating such objectives with our various business units.”
Clewlow spent 11 years as
a broker with CBRE before
joining CenterPoint in 1997 as
a vice president of acquisitions, development and leasing. The firm promoted him in 1999 to senior vice president of investments, at which point he joined the executive committee, before he was named CIO in 2005.
“CenterPoint is a special place
filled with very talented people,
and I’m proud to be a partner on
a remarkable team driving our continuing national expansion,” Clewlow said. “I’m honored for this new opportunity, and I look forward to the heights we can hit together in the years ahead.”
Filling Clewlow’s former post is Charlton, the company’s senior vice president of investments in the east region. Chapman called the latter “a proven leader” and said he will continue to helm CenterPoint’s east region investments team in the near term.
“We are confident PJ’s strategic thinking and vision will continue to take CenterPoint’s investment team
to new levels of success,” Chapman said.
Charlton joined CenterPoint in 2015 as senior vice president of investments and to oversee the
company’s east region portfolio growth. Before that, he served as principal and senior vice president of investments for KTR Capital Partners.
“I’m grateful for the trust of Bob and the rest of
the CenterPoint leadership team,” Charlton said. “It’s been thrilling to help the company expand into markets such as New York City and South Florida in recent years. I’m excited to work with our team to continue Jim Clewlow’s legacy of building a top-flight portfolio in America’s top industrial markets.”
Larken Associates has promoted veteran industry executive David Iacobucci to chief financial officer, the Branchburg-based firm announced.
Iacobucci, who previously served
as chief investment officer, brings more than 30 years of commercial real estate experience to his new role. He will look to build on
his experience leading Larken’s investment strategy, working closely with CEO and President David Gardner to oversee its overall financial operations.
The firm added that Iacobucci
will play a pivotal role in driving continued profitability as well as the growth of its multifamily, office, industrial and retail portfolio.
“Our highly experienced leadership team has always been vital to our success,” Gardner said. “With David
Real Estate Partners, managing director of Woodmont Industrial Partners, division manager of The Baker Cos. and vice president of asset management of The Schultz Organization.
“Throughout my 30 years working in the industry, I’ve been fortunate to work on countless real estate projects, but Larken’s community- focused development philosophy has helped me produce the most impactful work I’ve done in my career,” Iacobucci said. “I am thrilled to step into this new role and work with our team to continue to grow our capabilities and portfolio in the years to come.”
Bertone Piccini LLP has added two associates to help serve its growing clientele of commercial real estate firms and other businesses.
The new hires for the Hasbrouck Heights-based team include
Brooke Hodgins, who earned her juris doctorate from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. Also joining the firm is Jordyn Michaels, who received her juris doctorate from Rutgers Law School.
“We are excited to welcome Jordyn and Brooke to our growing
 PJ Charlton
   David Iacobucci
assuming the role of CFO, we have positioned ourselves to continue to improve our business while continuing the meaningful work for the communities we operate
within. I am thrilled to leverage his expertise as we continue to guide the company forward.”
Iacobucci joined Larken Associates last October after serving as
senior investment officer for Bergman Real Estate Group in Woodbridge. He has also served as a senior vice president of Vision
DMR Architects’ recently completed work at bergenPAC in Englewood is an example of how modern performing arts centers and spaces are functioning as full experiences that begin as soon as you enter the door.
...Or the VIP door as the case may
be at bergenPAC, where DMR’s redesign included a new entrance and entertainment space for those willing to spend a little extra. Yet knowing that an elevated experience is important for all theatregoers, DMR also redesigned the lobby and concessions area into vibrant gathering spaces for all to enjoy.
Interior design anywhere – but especially in performance spaces – is about igniting as many of the senses as possible through visually pleasing design, comforting
materials for seating, and
Hackensack Cultural and Performing Arts Center
  incorporating the best acoustics.
DMR has been a pioneer in activating
and designing performance spaces, including the award-winning repurposing of Hackensack’s 140-year-old Masonic Temple, a project that was complemented by the conversion of the adjacent parking lot into Atlantic Street Park, serving as the catalyst for what soon became a downtown arts district.
But the experience of the arts – and the inspiration that happens within these
spaces – does not only occur at professional performances. It is happening in schools too. DMR has recently renovated a record number of auditoriums, turning them into career incubators for students considering musical theatre, sound, and lighting careers.
Carteret High School
performance spaces makes it some of the most rewarding work
that we do.

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