Registration & Attendees List - Annual Joint Dinner * SIOR*CCIM*TriState*CIRC

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Thank you for your Attendance at our Annual Joint Dinner * SIOR*CCIM*TriState*CIRC

Thank you for your registration to attend our Annual Joint Dinner Holiday Event! See you at Harry's Savoy Ballroom...doors open at 5:30 for cocktail hour and networking with members of SIOR, CCIM, TriState REALTORS, and CIRC.

Remember ... this is Harry's Savoy Ballroom (think "Prime Rib") at 2020 Naaman's Road, in north Wilmington, 19810 ... NOT Harry's Seafood on the Christina Waterfront.

Note: We are filled to capacity and not taking any more registrations. Thank you.



Joint Dinner - Attendees List


  • Bob Grabus − Chester County Economic Development Council
  • MaryFrances McGarrity − Chester County Economic Development Council

CIRC (as of Nov. 15, 2013): 

  • John Birmingham  - Cushman & Wakefield of Delaware (CIRC President)
  • Janet Pippert − CIRC / Landmark Science & Engineering
  • Debbie Albano - Swope Lees Commercial Real Estate
  • Tim Anderson, P.E. - Karins and Associates
  • Douglas Barry, P.E.  −  T&M Associates
  • Neeraj Batta, P.E. - Batta Environmental
  • Benjamin "Buddy" Berger. Esq. - Berger Harris
  • Jeffrey Bierlein −  PNC Real Estate
  • Tanya Breck - Tanya W. Breck Designs
  • Todd Breck - Breckstone Architecture
  • Terry Brewer −  Susquehanna Bank
  • Bryan Brockson - EDiS Company
  • Russell Campbell −  RJC Capital, LLC
  • Joseph Coco −  Serenity Outsourcing
  • Tim Cole (and Guest) - Applied Bank (Sponsor)
  • Kimberly Connell −  First State Elevator, Inc.
  • David Cook - The Flynn Company
  • Donna Davies −  M&T Bank
  • Richard Gary Dean - Facilities Services Group, Inc.
  • David Depetris - Legends Properties
  • Carlo DiGiovanni - Susquehanna Bank
  • Vicki Duchene - New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
  • Carmen Facciolo - NAI Emory Hill Real Estate Services
  • Pat Forester, - Forester Communications
  • Richard Gieseler - M&T Bank
  • Clay Greer, P.E. − Ten Bears Environmental Associates
  • Becky Harrington - Coldwell Banker Commercial - Amato Assoc.
  • Kevin Hansen, P.G., LEED AP - Landmark Science & Engineering
  • Scott Hecht - Alliance Environmental Systems
  • Michael Henretty −  RHJ Associates, Inc.
  • Bill Holloway, AIA − Bernardon Haber Holloway Architects PC
  • Edward Jackson − Affinity Energy Management
  • Joe Jacobs - BRAVO! Building Services Group
  • Bruce Jones −  PNC Real Estate
  • Allison Kerwin - M&T Bank
  • Janet Kilian - Gemini Janitorial Services
  • Hughlett Kirby −  M&T Bank
  • Ryan Leithead −  SimplexGrinnell
  • Charles Liggan −  Sobieski Life Safety (Sponsor)
  • Rich Lober - Waste Masters Solutions
  • Duane Lucas - Advanced Office Environment (Sponsor)
  • Thomas Mammarella, Esq.  −  Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.
  • Jim Manna - BrightFields, Inc.
  • Erin Mannis - ABM Janitorial Services
  • Melinda McGuigan −  EDiS Company
  • Ryan McNiff - Verizon Business Solutions
  • David Mengers - Breckstone Architecture
  • Susan Miller - Sales Solutions
  • David Morrison - NAI Emory Hill Real Estate Services
  • Pam Motter - Advanced Office Environment (Sponsor)
  • John Newcomer, Esq. - Morris James, LLC
  • Jackie O'Connor - BRAVO! Building Services Group
  • Jim O'Hara, III - Chesapeake Insurance Advisors
  • Mark Olagazasti - Info Solutions, LLC (Sponsor)
  • Michael Panhuise, P.E. - Duffield Associates
  • Daria Payne - Southern Chester County Chamber / Dansko
  • Alan Perry  - Montchanin Development
  • Kevin Quinn - The Commonwealth Group
  • Ron Raftovich −  RECON LLC
  • Margo Reign −  Artisans Bank
  • Christopher Reith −  Geo-Technology Associates, Inc.
  • Jill Riley −  Cooperson Associates
  • Bert Root - Harvey Hanna & Associates
  • Louis Rosenberg −  Mitchell Associates, Inc.
  • Joe Rossi - Environmental Alliance (Sponsor)
  • James Rostocki - Valuation Consulting Partners
  • Ann Rudolph −  Susquehanna Bank (Sponsor)
  • Susanne Sabatino −  Interstate Commercial Maintenance Services Corp
  • David Sciocchetti - Chester County Economic Development Council
  • Brent Shaffer, Esq.  −  Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP
  • Lorraine Sheldon - Coldwell Banker Commercial - Amato Assoc.
  • Greg Simeone,  MBA  - Chesapeake Insurance Advisors
  • Jerry Smith - Smith Realty
  • Lou Stackeni - Applied Bank
  • Rich Tocci - Susquehanna Bank
  • AnnMarie Vigilante, PE - LANGAN
  • Ron Vitola −  GV Commercial Lending Group
  • Michael Webbere −  GSM Roofing
  • Bill Welte - Gemini Janitorial Services
  • Daniel Wham - DSM Commercial Real Estate
  • David Wilkinson −  Wells Fargo
  • Gordon Winegar - DSM Commercial Real Estate
  • Andrew White - DSM Commercial Real Estate

TriState registrants:

  • Greg Ellis, CCIM - Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties - Corfac Int'l. (TriState President)
  • Carolyn Lagermasini - TriState REALTORS Commercial Alliance
  • Peggy Gallagher - PG Commercial Real Estate
  • Carmen Italia - Continental Bank
  • Murray Levin - The Grateful Abstract, LLC
  • Barry Mertz, SIOR - NAI Mertz Corporation
  • Marie Morelli - The Henderson Group
  • John Morrissey, SIOR - Jackson Cross Partners
  • Joseph Patti - The Henderson Group
  • Charlie Walters, SIOR - Pureland Industrial Complex

SIOR registrants:

  • Linford Good, SIOR, CCIM - High Associates, LTD. (SIOR President)
  • Louis Battagliese, Jr., SIOR - Jackson Cross Partners
  • William Boben, SIOR, CCIM - High Associates, LTD.
  • Michael Capobianco, SIOR - Colliers International
  • James Davis, SIOR - Resource Realty of Southern NJ
  • Pete Davisson, SIOR - Jackson Cross Partners
  • Amy Hawley, SIOR - Hawley Realty
  • Neil Kilian, SIOR, CCIM - NAI Emory Hill Real Estate Services
  • Peter Liebert, IV, SIOR - Colliers International
  • Del Markward - Colliers International
  • Kevin McGowan, SIOR - Violet Tiger
  • Thomas McDermott, SIOR, CCIM - NAI Commercial Partners, Inc.
  • Keith Ottes, Langan Engineering & Environmental Services
  • Philip Rothenberg, SIOR - Jackson Cross Partners
  • Doug Sayer, SIOR - Colliers International
  • Alfred Schwacke, Jr., SIOR, CPM - Newark Grubb Knight Frank
  • Robert Steinhart, SIOR - Colliers International
  • Tripp Way, SIOR, DSM Commercial Real Estate
  • Gregory West, SIOR - West Corporate Partners

CCIM PA/NJ/DE Chapter registrants:

  • Tom Skeans, CCIM, Sperry Van Ness/ Imperial Realty (PA/NJ/DE Chapter of CCIM President)
  • Donna Siter, PA/NJ/DE Chapter of CCIM
  • Michael Hahn - CapitalSource
  • Chris Baj, CCIM, - Sperry Van Ness/ Imperial Realty
  • Michele Countis, CCIM – Liberty Property Trust
  • JoAnne Cuddahy- Brite Realty
  • Craig Fernsler, CCIM – KW Commercial
  • Michael Hahn – CapitalSource (Sponsor)
  • Beverly Kahler – Hawley Realty
  • Jarrett Laubach, CCIM – Hawley Realty
  • Ralph Magnatta – Brite Realty
  • Theresa McMenamin, CCIM – Brite Realty
  • Duncan Patterson, CCIM – Patterson Woods & Associates
  • Bill Shipp – Wells Fargo
  • Kara Skeans
  • Darbin Skeans, CCIM, Sperry Van Ness/ Imperial Realty
  • Debby Skeans, CCIM , Sperry Van Ness/ Imperial Realty
  • Sue Umstead – 1031 Corp
  • Alpa Yagnik – Wells Fargo

Meet our Speakers from Chester County Economic Development Council

Bob Grabus, CDEDC Development Advisor

With 40 years of executive, managerial and technical experience in commercial real estate, new business development, marketing, management, site selection and appraisal, Bob Grabus of the Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) utilizes his expertise as a Development Advisor in new business development, marketing, sales, and economic development activities in the intensely competitive Mid-Atlantic Regional market.  
Bob focuses on creating employment opportunities, business growth and corporate attraction to the region. As part of the Economic Development Partners Initiative for Chester County, Bob serves municipalities and businesses around the region, capitalizing on infill, excess or environmentally challenged properties, addressing the issues that have kept these properties from their productive commercial uses.
As a long time Chester County resident and professional, Bob has a strong conservation streak tempered by the realities for smart and sustainable development and tax ratable growth focused on creating employment and business opportunities in region.  Bob has effectively driven smart growth and championed better land use approaches throughout Chester County, while strongly supporting the business development needs of the region.

MaryFrances McGarrity, CCEDC Director of Business Development

In her current role as Director of Business Development for the CCEDC, MaryFrances’ efforts are focused on programs and initiatives that attract, retain and grow businesses in Chester County. At the Council, she works with the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development as the representative of the county directly interfacing with the Governor’s Action Team (GAT) and the Office of International Business Development (OIBD). She regularly meets with decision makers identifying capital, facilitating financing, addressing workforce issues, and assisting with site selection issues.
MaryFrances brings 10 years of sales and marketing experience in commercial real estate while working for Jackson Cross Partners. She sits on the Board of Directors for the Chester County Industrial and Investment Council and West Chester Lightning. She holds a BS in Management & Marketing from St. Joseph’s University, and a BS in Elementary Education from Immaculata University. She has earned her stripes by being a PIAA girls high school basketball official.

Calendar of Events

SAVE THE DATE for Important Events:

Register for December 11 Holiday Luncheon

Although the Registration Form for the Wednesday, December 11 Holiday Luncheon at the University & Whist will not be active until after the Nov. 21 Joint Dinner, you can pre-register by sending an email to and an invoice will be sent to you (has a "Pay Now" button for credit card payment).

2014 Membership Renewal

We are in the process of first billing the new members for 2013-2014, and then will be starting to send out invoices for 2014 membership renewal.