DONALD M. MOLIVER, PhD, CRE, MAI, CTA, is Dean of the Leon Hess Business School and the Pozycki Professor of Real Estate at Monmouth University. Dr. Moliver received his BA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and PhD from Virginia Tech. The Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University was founded by Dr. Moliver, who, with the assistance of the Advisory Council, formulates executive education programs that are paramount to the development of the industry. Dr. Moliver has been the recipient of a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship and a New Jersey Department of Higher Education grant. He recently finished a three-year term as one of five board members on the Appraisal Qualifications Board of the Appraisal Foundation. A New Jersey State Certified Real Estate Appraiser, Dr. Moliver provides valuation and consulting services to a variety of real estate clients.
PETER S. REINHART, ESQ., is the Director of the Kislak Real Estate Institute and was recently appointed the NJAR/Greenbaum/Ferguson Professor or Real Estate Policy. He is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College and Rutgers Camden Law School with Honors. Mr. Reinhart was Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. for thirty-three years. Mr. Reinhart served on the Council on Affordable Housing for ten years and was a member of the Real Estate Task Force of Governor Whitman’s Economic Master Plan Commission. He is a past president of the New Jersey Builders Association and the current Chairman of New Jersey Future. Mr. Reinhart has authored articles for Housing New Jersey, Tri-State Real Estate Journal, and New Jersey Lawyer.
THERESA LOWY is Associate Director of the Kislak Real Estate Institute at Monmouth University. She provides executive administrative support and manages all office communications. Her responsibilities include class curriculum/registration, seminars, marketing, database management, fund-raising, and office finances. She plans and coordinates all meetings, special events, and the Leadership Excellence Award Dinner. Prior to joining Monmouth University, Theresa was an administrator for a law firm specializing in real estate and municipal law. She attended Seton Hall University.
STEVEN DENHOLTZ is Chief Executive Officer of Denholtz Associates and has been with the Company since 1983. He is responsible for the strategic direction of the Company as well as its capital structure, supervision of all development opportunities, and spearheading of business development. Under his stewardship the Company has grown to nearly 100 employees and doubled the square footage it owns and manages. Mr. Denholtz has served as a Board Member for the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, Treasurer and Board of Trustees Member of the New Jersey Chapter of the National Associates of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), and is a member of the New Jersey Bar Association. He has a B.A. and M.A. from Northwestern University and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
JOHN A. GIUNCO, ESQ., is the chairman of the Real Estate Land Use and Development Practice Area in the law firm of Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, PC where he specializes in Land Use and Development, the sale, acquisition and financing of real estate. Mr. Giunco received his BS in Finance from Villanova University and his law degree from the University of Baltimore. Mr. Giunco is a founding member and Trustee of the Jersey Shore Medical Center Foundation; Trustee of the Collier School; and a member of the Monmouth University Kislak Real Estate Institute Advisory Council. Mr. Giunco is a frequent lecturer at the Monmouth County Board of Realtors-Commercial and the Association of New Jersey Tax Assessors. He has published articles in the New Jersey Law Journal, Tri-State Real Estate News, New Jersey Builder Association Trade Journal, and numerous daily papers. Mr. Giunco and his family are the owners of Four JG’s Orchards & Vineyards, located in Central New Jersey in a historic farming area.
MERYL A.G. GONCHAR, ESQ. is a partner in the law firm, Greenbaum, Rowe, Smith & Daivs, LLP., and is Co-Chair of the Redevelopment & Land Use Department. Ms. Gonchar's practice encompasses all aspects of land use, zoning and related litigation. She represents property owners and developers in appearances before planning and zoning boards throughout the state, in connection with obtaining land use approvals and permits for residential, retail, office, industrial and mixed use projects. She also represents clients in land use, condemnation and related litigation before the Superior Court of New Jersey, including prerogative writ litigation. Ms.Gonchar’s diversified experience enables her to provide clients with continuity throughout the often long and complicated land development process. She assists clients throughout the entire life cycle of a development project; due diligence, acquisition, approvals and permitting, financing, leasing and/or sale.
JAMES MEEHAN, MAI, AI-GRS graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2001 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and graduated from Monmouth University in 2009 with an MBA in Real Estate. James has over a decade of real estate valuation experience in residential, commercial, industrial and special purpose properties throughout NJ, NY, & PA. Mr. Meehan's experience covers the performance and consulting of property tax appeals, eminent domain, fair market valuations, discounted cash flow analysis & highest and best use studies. Appraisals have been prepared for various clients including government agencies, attorneys, property owners, as well as community, regional, and national banks. Additionally, he has extensive experience in appraisal review for various lenders.
STEPHEN H. O’CONNOR, Ph.D. is a thirty-year veteran of the real estate industry and a nationally recognized expert in the fields of affordable housing, real estate finance and community development. Dr. O’Connor’s career began with the planning, design and development of large-scale, master-planned communities, where housing and amenity were integrated to enhance the value of real estate. As a Vice President at Matrix Development Group, he led the transformation of Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township, NJ, which earned the Project of the Year award by the New Jersey Chapter of the American Planning Association. An academic with an extensive experience in real estate development and finance, Dr. O’Connor serves as a frequent adjunct professor, teaching classes in real estate finance, development and affordable housing. Prior to joining Nassau Capital Advisors, Dr. O’Connor served as the Director of the Runstad Center for Real Estate Studies at the University of Washington. By streamlining the curriculum, establishing three distinct concentrations and more than doubling the number of applications and students, he completely transformed the Masters of Science in Real Estate (MSRE) program. Dr. O’Connor holds a Master’s degree from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Planning and Public Policy from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. His dissertation, “State Mandated Versus Market-Based Location of Affordable Housing” is serving as the foundation for his upcoming book on the history of the Mount Laurel Doctrine in New Jersey.
THOMAS C. STACKHOUSE is Senior Vice President & Senior Credit Officer at Investors Bank. His primary responsibilities involve monitoring, analyzing, and maintaining the credit quality of the
institution’s Commercial Real Estate as well as Commercial and Industrial (C&I) loan portfolios. He also supervises the bank’s risk management function. Prior to joining Investors, Mr. Stackhouse managed sales and risk management duties at CCW Insurance. Earlier, he was a Vice President in Commercial Construction Lending group at Commerce Bank. And, he began his banking career, which spans 18 years, at Summit Bank (formerly United Jersey Bank), where he became Vice President in Credit Risk Management. He is a regular panelist at distressed real estate asset conferences in the New York Metropolitan area. Mr. Stackhouse is also an active member of not-for-profit organizations and serves as a board member for Collier Services Foundation and Norkus Charitable Foundation. In addition, he completed the certification program at the Monmouth University Kislak Real Estate Institute and now serves as an advisor to the program. His professional affiliations include membership in the Society of Certified Insurance Counselors. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Villanova University and earned a graduate degree from Stonier Graduate School of Banking. He resides in Wall, New Jersey with his family.
STEVEN J. BRODMAN, ESQ., [In memoriam, 2006]