Meet the Leadership

Academic Leadership

Morris Davis

Professor Morris A. Davis

Paul V. Profeta Chair of Real Estate and the Academic Director of the Center for Real Estate Studies at the Rutgers Business School.

Dr. Davis is widely published on issues related to the U.S. housing markets and has developed price indexes for land in residential use.

Executive Committee

Carl Goldberg

Carl Goldberg

CEO, Canoe Brook Management LLC

Carl Goldberg is the founder and CEO of Canoe Brook Management LLC, a family-owned real estate consulting and development company in Roseland, New Jersey.

Monica Casiello

Monica Padovano Casiello

Director of Marketing and Business Development, US Title Solutions

Monica Casiello is the Director of Marketing and Business Development at US Title Solutions.

S. Airaj Hasan

S. Airaj Hasan

Founder and CEO, Blackstone 360 (B360)

A charismatic visionary and industry changemaker, S. Airaj Hasan is the founder and CEO of Blackstone 360 (B360), a vertically integrated, boutique development, design, and construction company with a primary focus in multi-family and mixed-use residences in North Jersey.

George H. Jacobs

George Jacobs

CEO, Jacobs Enterprises

George Jacobs has been in the real estate industry since 1974.

Ronald S. Ladell

Ron Ladell

Senior Vice President, AvalonBay Communities, Inc.

As Senior Vice President for New Jersey, Mr. Ladell oversees AvalonBay’s development activities throughout New Jersey.

Susan Mello

Susan Mello

Executive Vice President and Group Head, Capital Markets

Susan Mello heads Walker & Dunlop’s entire Capital Markets platform. Ms. Mello brings over 28 years of experience in real estate investments and joint ventures, and she is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s structured debt and equity transactions through a wide range of capital sources.

Joanna Mulford

Joanna Mulford

Managing Director, PGIM Real Estate

Joanna Mulford is a managing director at PGIM Real Estate and the portfolio manager and chief financial officer for PRISA, PGIM Real Estate’s flagship U.S. core equity real estate fund.

Debra Tantleff

Debra Tantleff

Founding Principal, TANTUM Real Estate

As Founding Principal of TANTUM Real Estate, Debra Tantleff operates a certified Women’s Business Enterprise focused on creating boutique multi-family and mixed-use communities in the New Jersey region.

Brett Tanzman

Brett Tanzman

Senior Vice President, Garden Homes

Brett Tanzman is a Senior Vice President of Garden Homes, a nationwide leader in retail, commercial and private residential development based in Short Hills, New Jersey.

Ted Zangari

Ted Zangari

Member, Sills Cummis & Gross

Ted Zangari is a Member of Sills Cummis & Gross, a commercial law firm with New Jersey offices in Newark and Princeton. He is a Chair of the Firm’s Real Estate Department and serves on the Firm’s Management and Executive Committees.