President, Chief Executive Officer, and Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, Mack-Cali Realty Corporation
Mitchell E. Hersh has served as a member of the Board of Directors and as a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors since 1997. He serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Mr. Hersh is responsible for the strategic direction and long-term planning for the Company. He is also responsible for creating and implementing the Company’s capital markets strategy and overall investment strategy.
Additionally, Mr. Hersh serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Company’s Roseland subsidiary. Roseland is a premier multi-family residential community developer and operator in the Northeast.
Prior to joining the Company, he served as a partner and chief operating officer of The Mack Company.
Mr. Hersh serves on the Board of Trustees of Montclair State University, as well as the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and is a founding member of Baruch College Newman Real Estate Institute’s Real Estate Advisory Board. In addition, Mr. Hersh is a board member of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ).
Mr. Hersh was recently named to NJBIZ’s list of the Power 50 Most Influential People in New Jersey Real Estate, as well as their list of 100 Most Powerful People in New Jersey Business. In addition, he was named as one of the top Mid-Atlantic Icons in commercial real estate for 2014 by Real Estate Forum magazine.
Chief Financial Officer
Anthony Krug is responsible for Mack-Cali's corporate consolidation and financial accounting matters, as well as financial compliance, accounting integration of mergers and acquisitions, cash management, and the financial reporting requirements of the Company.
Previously, Mr. Krug has held the position of vice president, finance; controller; and assistant controller with Mack-Cali and its predecessor companies, Cali Associates and Cali Realty Corporation.
Mr. Krug is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Richard Stockton State College of New Jersey. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA).
Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Gary Wagner is primarily responsible for the legal oversight of all Mack-Cali lease transactions. Mr. Wagner also works closely with the accounting, property management, and construction departments in connection with tenant-related issues.
Mr. Wagner joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1989 and has held positions in legal as assistant general counsel, associate general counsel, and senior associate general counsel. Prior to his association with the Company, Mr. Wagner was an associate in the real estate department of Parker Chapin Flattau and Klimpl in New York City. He started his career as an associate in the real estate department in the Philadelphia office of Blank Rome.
Mr. Wagner received his B.A degree in political science and economics from Queens College, and his J.D. degree, cum laude, from Temple University.
Senior Vice President, Leasing
Diane Chayes is responsible for Mack-Cali's leasing efforts for the central New Jersey region, which includes Morris, Monmouth, Mercer, Somerset, Middlesex, Union, and Essex counties.
She began her career with Mack-Cali in 2000 and held positions in leasing as director, senior director, managing director, vice president, and first vice president. Prior to joining Mack-Cali, Ms. Chayes was a senior vice president specializing in agency leasing at Bender and Company, a full service real estate company.
Ms. Chayes holds a B.S. degree in management and real estate studies from Cedar Crest College and is a member of NAIOP and ICREW.
Senior Vice President, Leasing
Christopher DeLorenzo is responsible for Mack-Cali's leasing efforts for the northern New Jersey region—which includes Hudson, Bergen, and Passaic counties; Rockland County, New York; and the Company's property in Downtown Manhattan.
Mr. DeLorenzo joined Mack-Cali in 1998 and served in leasing as an associate director, director, senior director, managing director, vice president, and first vice president. Previously, he was a real estate broker for Peter Elliot, LLC, a research analyst at Cushman & Wakefield, and a property tax analyst for the Stark Discovery Group.
Mr. DeLorenzo holds a B.S. degree in operations management from Syracuse University.
First Vice President, Property Management - Northern Region
Dean Cingolani is responsible for all of Mack-Cali's property management and tenant improvement operations consisting of 12.4 million square feet of class A office and flex space in Bergen, Essex, and Passaic counties in New Jersey; Rockland and Westchester counties in New York; and Fairfield County, Connecticut.
Mr. Cingolani began his career with the Robert Martin Company, predecessor company to Mack-Cali, in 1988, and served in the position of director of technical services. During his tenure with Mack-Cali, he has held the positions of director of operations, senior director of property management, and vice president of property management.
Prior to joining the company, Mr. Cingolani held the positions of chief engineer for Cushman & Wakefield in Norwalk, Connecticut, and for the Marriott Corporation and Colin Services in Westchester County, New York.
He is a current member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Westchester, New York, and has served on its board of directors. He holds his Journeyman's License for Heating and Cooling in Connecticut, and is a graduate of TCI of New Haven, Connecticut.
First Vice President, Property Management - Central Region
Anthony P. DeCaro is responsible for the property management of Mack-Cali's assets in central New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Associated with Mack-Cali and its predecessor companies, Cali Associates and Cali Realty Corporation, since 1980, Mr. DeCaro has held the positions of senior director of property management, senior property manager, and as a partner focusing on residential and commercial development, construction, and property management. Mr. DeCaro was also employed by Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.
Mr. DeCaro holds a B.S. degree in business administration with a concentration in accounting from the State University of New York at Albany. A Certified Public Accountant (in New Jersey and New York), he is a member of both the New Jersey and New York State societies of certified public accountants.
First Vice President, Human Resources
Janice H. Torchinsky is responsible for all human resource functions for both Mack-Cali and its subsidiary Roseland including employment, employee relations, internal corporate communications, training and compensation, and benefits. Employed with Mack-Cali since 2006, Torchinsky previously served as vice president.
Prior to joining Mack-Cali, Ms. Torchinsky held the position of senior director of human resources for Liz Claiborne, Inc., in North Bergen, New Jersey, where she developed global employee relations policies and programs and directed the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements. Previously, she was director of human resources for the Saint Barnabas Healthcare System.
Ms. Torchinsky received her B.A. in business management from Simmons College.
First Vice President, Senior Associate General Counsel, and Assistant Secretary
Daniel Wagner is responsible for a broad range of Mack-Cali's legal activities, including sales, acquisitions, and financings.
Prior to his association with the Company in 1998, Mr. Wagner held the position of counsel, commercial real estate department, for Herrick, Feinstein LLP. In 1985, Mr. Wagner clerked for Gary S. Stein, associate justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Mr. Wagner received his B.A. degree in psychology, magna cum laude, from Columbia University, and his J.D. degree from Cornell Law School, where he served on the Cornell Law Review. He has also served as a lecturer, speaker, and moderator for such organizations as the New Jersey Association of Realtors, New Jersey Builders Association, New Jersey Mortgage Bankers Association, New Jersey School Boards Association, and First Union Bank.
Vice President, Property Management
Jeffrey S. Buchman is responsible for the property management and operations of Mack-Cali’s assets within the northern New Jersey market.
Mr. Buchman has served as director of leasing for the company and has nearly 30 years of experience in commercial leasing, property management, construction and asset management. Prior to joining Mack-Cali, his past positions have included sr. real estate manager for CBRE, sr. leasing property manager for RREEF (Deutsche Bank), director of asset management for Woodmont Properties and vice president of property management for Reckson Associates.
Mr. Buchman has a B.A. in Business & Finance from American University in Washington, D.C. and has been a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in the State of New Jersey since 1988.
Vice President, Investments
Ricardo Cardoso is primarily responsible for sourcing new real estate acquisitions and indentifying opportunities within the Company’s portfolio for asset repositioning or disposition.
Mr. Cardoso joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1994 and has held various positions with Mack-Cali since its acquisition of Robert Martin most recently as director of acquisitions.
Mr. Cardoso has a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from Iona College and is a member of NAIOP.
Vice President, Property Management
James T. Corrigan is responsible for the property management of Mack-Cali's assets in central New Jersey.
Associated with Mack-Cali since 1998, Mr. Corrigan has held the positions of senior director of property management and senior property manager.
Mr. Corrigan holds a B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point and an M.S. degree from the U.S. Army War College. He is a member of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of New Jersey, and has gained certification as a real property administrator (RPA).
Vice President, Corporate Controller
Giovanni M. DeBari is responsible for Mack-Cali's overall accounting and financial reporting matters. Mr. DeBari also assists the Company with accounting integration of mergers and acquisitions.
Previously, Mr. DeBari held the positions of controller and assistant controller with Mack-Cali.
Mr. DeBari is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a B.S. degree from Rutgers Business School at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Mr. DeBari is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA).
Vice President, Treasury
William Fitzpatrick is responsible for Mack-Cali's treasury functions, banking relationships, and financial projections.
Mr. Fitzpatrick started with the company as director of finance in 1998. Previously he served as associate director of real estate finance for the Standard & Poor's Corporation and as vice president of asset management with Prudential Realty Group.
Mr. Fitzpatrick received both a B.S. degree in agricultural economics and an M.S. degree in applied economics from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and has gained certifications as a Certified Financial Planner (CFP), Real Property Administrator (RPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Fellow Life Management Institute (FLMI).
Vice President, Marketing
Ilene Jablonski is responsible for all of Mack-Cali's marketing and public relations initiatives, including advertising, social media, SEO, events, tenant and community relations, digital media, and web presence, as well as the various functions related to supporting the company’s leasing efforts. In addition, she oversees corporate communications for the Company’s multi-family subsidiary, Roseland.
Ms. Jablonski began her career with Mack-Cali in 1999, and has held various positions within the marketing department.
She attended Montclair State University, and is a magna cum laude graduate of Kean University, with a B.S. degree in marketing.
Ms. Jablonski is on the board of directors and the nominating committee of the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce, is a member of the programs and education committee of NAIOP New Jersey, and a member of the American Marketing Association.
Vice President, Property Management
Brian McClean is responsible for the management of the Company’s properties in Jersey City, New Jersey – which include Harborside and 101 Hudson Street.
Mr. McClean joined Mack-Cali in1996 and has held positions as property manager, director of property management, and senior director of property management. Prior to joining Mack-Cali, he worked as a property analyst/assistant asset manager for Jones Lang Wootton Realty Advisors. Mr. McClean started his career in real estate as an assistant asset manager for Pan American Properties, a subsidiary of the British Coal Board.
Vice President, Information Systems
Nicholas Mitarotonda is responsible for Mack-Cali's management information systems (MIS), including systems planning, support, purchasing, research, and development. He is also responsible for managing revenues generated from the Company's telecommunication and cellular roof top installations. He oversees the Company's broadband development effort, and is responsible for meeting year-on-year Sarbanes-Oxley compliance standards for information technology.
Associated with Mack-Cali and its predecessor company, Cali Realty Corporation, since 1994, Mr. Mitarotonda has over 20 years of experience in the technology/real estate arena.
Mr. Mitarotonda holds a B.S. degree in business administration from Seton Hall University.
Vice President, Development
Francis X. Shea is responsible for the Company’s commercial development activities, including the Company’s commercial land development and interior renovations.
Mr. Shea joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, in 1991 and has held positions as project manager, senior project manager, director, and senior director of construction. Prior to joining the Company he worked as a structural engineer for the State of Connecticut Department of Transportation.
Mr. Shea holds a B.S. in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and is a member of NAIOP.
Vice President, Leasing
Jeffrey Warner is responsible for Mack-Cali's leasing efforts for the New York and Connecticut regions, which includes Rockland and Westchester counties in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut.
In 1989, he joined the Robert Martin Company, a predecessor company of Mack-Cali, and held positions in leasing as representative, director, senior director, and managing director.
Mr. Warner is a member of National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) and holds a B.S. degree in marketing from Providence College.
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