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A.C. Lawrence & Co.

Brittany Fox, Chrisany LaPlant and Zoe Weber were hired as sales associates.

Barak Realty

Brett Hertel was hired as a full-time communications and new media coordinator at the firm.

Charles Rutenberg Realty

Walter Balog joined the firm as an associate broker. He previously worked for Prudential Douglas Elliman.

Sierra Realty Corp.

Gary Zaid was hired as senior vice president of residential property management.

Weichert Realtors

John Palombo and Filomena Montella joined the brokerage as agents.


Cassidy Turley

Milton Charbonneau was promoted to senior vice president. He’s been with the firm since 1990, concentrating on suburban markets across central New Jersey, and specializing in corporate relocations and real estate advisory.

CB Richard Ellis

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Brokers Jim Robbins and Bernard Weitzman were named senior vice presidents. Brokers George Relyea and Paul Walker and consultant Michael Wellen were promoted to first vice presidents. Rocco Laginestra was named vice president.

Cushman & Wakefield

Noah Balanoff was promoted to associate director of the firm’s East Rutherford, N.J., office. Jon Marks was promoted to senior director in the Edison, N.J., office. Miles Loo Jr., a managing director at the firm, was appointed national practice leader for an arm of the company’s Global Mission Critical Facilities Practice. Sandy Monaghan joined the firm as a managing director, and will work in the Midtown office.

Eastern Consolidated

Marion Jones Pavone joined the firm as director, and will be responsible for working with lenders, special servicers, owners and buyers. David Schechtman was named principal of the firm.

Giscombe Realty Group

Ronald Giscombe joined the company as a property management specialist. He previously worked for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Iconik Enterprises

Renee Zimmerman joined the firm as an associate. She previously worked at Winston & Strawn.

NAI Global

Gus Poulopoulos joined the company as executive managing director, and Mark De Riemer joined as senior managing director of investment services.


Geoffrey Bailey joined the company as vice president of retail services. He was previously at Massey Knakal.