Brian T. Banaszynski Joins Advance Realty Group As Vice President Of Leasing
Robert Martie, senior vice president/regional managing director, Advance Realty Group, a Bedminster, NJ-based commercial real estate owner and developer, announced that Brian T. Banaszynski has joined the company as vice president of leasing. Brian is recognized as one of the region’s most accomplished leasing professionals with over 16 years of proven success in the commercial real estate sector.
In this new position, Brian will be responsible for leading the leasing efforts of Harrison MetroCentre, a mixed-use, transit village in Harrison, New Jersey, which is being developed by Advance Realty Group. He will also lead the leasing efforts at Advance Realty Group’s One Gateway Center, a 541,864-square-foot mixed-use office and retail facility in Newark, New Jersey, as well as other projects throughout Advance’s extensive development portfolio.
“Brian T. Banaszynski is a highly skilled, well-known professional in the commercial real estate industry in New Jersey and we are thrilled to have him as part of our leasing team at Advance. His previous experience in leasing new development projects perfectly complements our vision for Harrison MetroCentre. Brian’s appointment reflects Advance’s commitment to hiring the best and most accomplished professionals in the industry,” said Martie
“Advance’s Harrison MetroCentre is one of the most exciting development projects in New Jersey,” said Brian Banaszynski. “I am looking forward to having an immediate impact on the project as well as Advance’s world-class portfolio in New Jersey. I have admired Advance’s first-class image and quality developments for many years and I am therefore delighted to be joining the team.”
Prior to joining Advance, Banaszynski was senior vice president of M. Alfieri Co. in Edison, New Jersey. Other commercial real estate leadership positions include vice president of development at Mack-Cali Realty Corporation in Cranford, New Jersey; and vice president of leasing at Alfred Sanzari Enterprises in Hackensack, New Jersey. Banaszynski earned both his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Business Administration at the University of Wisconsin. He is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP), Urban Land Institute (ULI) and the Board of Trustees of the Northern New Jersey Multiple Sclerosis Society. He currently resides in Caldwell, New Jersey with his wife and three children.
About Harrison MetroCentre
Advance Realty Group’s Harrison MetroCentre is one of the most exciting and highly anticipated new, mixed-use urban developments taking shape in New Jersey. The public/private partnership between Advance and the Town of Harrison will breathe new life, as well as new jobs, ratables and infrastructure improvements into this previously obsolete site. When completed, the redevelopment will encompass three million square feet of Class A office space, 500,000 square feet of retail space and approximately 4,000 housing units. A 25,000-seat stadium, which will be the new home of the New York/New Jersey Metro Stars soccer team, is also planned as part of this world-class redevelopment.
For more information on Advance Realty Group’s Harrison MetroCentre, contact Brian T. Banaszynski, vice president of leasing, at 973-307-1100.
About Advance Realty Group
Advance Realty Group is an owner and developer of office, flex, industrial, retail and multifamily properties. With 5.5 million square feet of operating properties and a development portfolio consisting of eight million square feet of commercial projects and 9,400 residential units, Advance is one of the leading real estate owners in the Northeast and is headquartered in Bedminster, New Jersey.