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years of commercial real estate experience, joins the Red Bank- based developer and investment firm after six years with NAI DiLeo- Bram & Co. in Piscataway. In that role, he overhauled and updated the firm’s business operations, leading to greater profitability.
In addition, the firm has promoted longtime employee Janet Kouvaras to the role of senior vice president of finance.
“We are pleased to bring a seasoned veteran like Greg aboard as we are certain that he will add tremendous value to our organization as we position ourselves for continued expansion,” said Steven Denholtz, CEO of Denholtz Properties. “With the promotion of Janet to our executive team, we are creating the ideal combination of capabilities and experience that ensures we remain a highly efficient and agile company as we continue our growth trajectory.”
Prior to NAI DiLeo-Bram, Brown was COO for Davenport, Florida- based Feltrim Developments,
and principal of NAI DiLeo-Bram. “As a business owner you have a responsibility to your organization and to your clients to continually make decisions that will strategically strengthen, refine or even redefine your organization as it moves forward.
“The addition of David to the NAI DiLeo-Bram family speaks to that commitment and responsibility. We are excited to move forward together.”
Simon is a former executive managing director and New
Jersey market leader for Colliers International. He has also held management or brokerage positions with B6 Real Estate Advisors, Cushman & Wakefield and the former Massey Knakal and Cassidy Turley offices in the state.
A second-generation real estate professional, Simon is also a
past president of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors’ New Jersey chapter and the Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association.
“Rob and I are thrilled to be in the position to bring David on board and commit the resources necessary to accomplish our goals to continue to grow our firm and better serve our clients,” said Eric Bram Johnston,
where he managed the U.S. side of day-to-day operations and project development of the international real estate firm, according to a news release. In his new role
with Denholtz, he will streamline the firm’s internal operations
to increase efficiency and profitability, while serving as part of the executive team to manage the company’s ongoing use and adoption of the latest real estate technologies and processes.
Meantime, Denholtz noted that Kouvaras has
Denholtz Properties has hired veteran broker and development executive Greg Brown as its new
chief operating officer, in one of two changes to its leadership team.
Brown, who brings more than 20
  Greg Brown
leverage her deep understanding of financial planning to lead Denholtz’s accounting and finance teams, as well as oversee the firm’s financial operations.
business manager and principal of NAI DiLeo-Bram.
Simon’s arrival comes more than a decade after the formation of NAI DiLeo-Bram, which resulted from the union of DiLeo Realty and NAI Eric Bram. Now entering its 12th year,
the firm said it has seen a consistent increase in revenue, enabling it to execute key elements of a strategic plan and take aim at its long-term goals in the state.
DiLeo’s sons Matt and Robert
Jr. recently joined the company, marking the fourth generation to enter its ranks. According to the firm, the new additions come as part of a broader plan to foster the next generation of commercial real estate leaders.
“Rob and Eric have built a highly respected firm in New Jersey by always putting their clients’ needs first and by hiring professionals who do the same,” Simon said. “The merger of their two legacy firms has resulted in a true family- oriented work environment that fosters collaboration and unity. With a great foundation already
in place, I am looking forward
to further enhancing the firm’s capabilities and relationships while supporting its clients and team of professionals.” RE
Industry veteran David A. Simon has joined NAI DiLeo-Bram & Co. as chief operating officer, signaling the brokerage firm’s plans to grow its footprint and gain market share in New Jersey.
The company, which is based in Piscataway, said Simon will oversee its recruitment efforts, support its sales team and drive new business development. He brings more than 25 years of experience as a professional
manager and broker with several major commercial real estate services firms in New Jersey, along with strong connections across the industry.
To that end, NAI DiLeo-Bram believes Simon has a broad perspective on the industry that will enable him to apply best practices across its business.
“I have known David for most of my professional life and have always considered him a friend and well- regarded peer,” said Rob DiLeo, business director
Janet Kouvaras
been integral to its significant growth over her 18 years with the company.
In her new role as senior vice president of finance, she will
     David A. Simon

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