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NAIOP New Jersey Announces 2019 President’s Awards, Hall of Fame Inductees

NAIOP New Jersey will recognize the outstanding service and contributions of its volunteer leaders at the Annual President’s Awards and Hall of Fame Dinner on Monday, November 4, 2019. The event will be held at the Hilton Meadowlands, with networking and cocktails at 4:30 p.m. followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 5:45 p.m.

The 2019 award recipients will be honored for the vital roles they play in supporting the industry through their work for – and commitment to – the commercial real estate development association. Industry icons and longtime Chapter members Anne Evans Estabrook of Elberon Development Group, Mindy Lissner of CBRE, and Diana Fainberg of D.E. Fainberg Associates will be inducted into The NAIOP New Jersey Hall of Fame.

The NAIOP New Jersey Legacy Award will be presented to Peter Reinhart, director of the Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University. Susan Karp of Karp Environmental Law will receive the Pillar Award, which recognizes members who set an extraordinary example of involvement.

Steve Santola of Woodmont Properties LLC will be presented with the Advocacy Award for outstanding work in public policy, and Gensler’s Dana Nalbantian will be recognized as Volunteer of the Year. Carlos Torres of Turner Construction Company will receive the Rising Star Award, and the Student Member of the Year will be presented to Robert Thomson, who is attending Roger Williams University.

The program will also include the presentation of the  Frank D. Visceglia Memorial Scholarships to Eagle Scout Eli Gemeilhardt of Fair Lawn, and Gold Award Scout Olivia Grace Bellek of Flemington.

In addition, NAIOP New Jersey will be collecting donations for its 1 Million Meals for NJ fundraiser to support the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Online donations can be made via the CFBNJ website at

To register for the event or for more information, contact NAIOP New Jersey at (732) 729-9900, or visit

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