Latest to Join Represent Brokerage, Property Ownership, Law, Consulting, and Product and Service Providers

New York, NY – March 8, 2012 – (RealEstateRama) — Eleven commercial real estate professionals are the latest to join the membership ranks of the Industrial and Office Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area (IOREBA). The newest members accepted by the 85-year-old organization represent brokerage, development and ownership, law, consulting, and product and service providers.

“This organization continues to provide educational and networking opportunities that are beneficial to professionals within the commercial real estate industry,” said David Simon, 2011-2012 president of IOREBA and managing principal-New Jersey of Cassidy Turley. “Our continued growth is clearly a testament to the value members receive through participating in our meetings and events.”

The latest to be accepted as members include:

Brendan Amyot, Robinson Elevator Group, New York, N.Y.

M. Sidney Donica, Brach Eichler LLC, Roseland, N.J.

Jonathan Glick, Sheldon Gross Realty, West Orange, N.J.
Andrew Holder, The Holder Group, Fairfield, N.J.

Jim McCahon, Jones Lang LaSalle, King of Prussia, Pa.

Rich Mirliss, Newmark Knight Frank, Rutherford, N.J.

Wayne A. Murray, LMD Real Estate & Assessment Advisory Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

Sigmund E. Schorr, NAI James E. Hansen, Long Valley, N.J.

Julian Strong, Reliable Van & Storage, Elizabeth, N.J.

Ryan E. Tiger, Punia Co., Livingston, N.J.

Stephen Verp, Digital Realty Trust, Weehawken, N.J.

“As the fourth generation to join Punia Company, it is my responsibility to add value and enhance the earning power of our business, and IOREBA provides a platform to do that,” said Tiger. “The organization enables me to engage fellow developers and brokers, and through knowledge from posted reports, contacts made from IOREBA events, and skills realized in the field, I will utilize all relevant and pertinent information to better serve the commercial real estate community and our business.”

“I joined IOREBA to enable me to stay abreast of current topics, events and trends impacting our industry,” said Mirliss. “I also appreciate the insight provided by the more experienced members of the organization.”

“IOREBA provides me with the chance to benefit from the knowledge and the various viewpoints of consummate industry professionals,” said Holder. “It also provides me with the opportunity to spend time with friends, both business and personal, and experience the camaraderie in terms of the triumphs and challenges of this industry.”

The next scheduled event on the IOREBA calendar is the 20th Annual Developer’s Night, slated for Monday, March 26, 2012 at the Marriott at Glenpointe Hotel, Teaneck, N.J.

With roots dating back to 1927, IOREBA is one of the nation’s largest regional commercial real estate groups, growing to more than 300 members conducting business in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut. The organization has continually expanded its offerings, designing more useful programs, and teaming with co-hosts for several events to improve the networking environment. To assist members in difficult economic times, IOREBA has also cut costs for events and membership to ensure that members are able to take full advantage of everything the organization has to offer.

If you would like to become a member, visit for an application and instructions. If you have any questions, please e-mail David Simon at .



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