Description

Andrew Grabis, Jr.
525 W. 28th Street, Apt 552, New York, NY 10001
(908) 672 – 3371 andrew.grabis@gmail.com

Summary of Qualifications
Senior-level real estate professional with significant senior management experience. Expert property acquisition process – from sourcing to financial analysis and lease/purchase negotiations for commercial, industrial and retail properties. Recognized for strategic excellence in financial modeling and market analysis. Manages all phases of lease negotiation through productive landlord relationship building. Focused on closing deals on properties that represent both quality and value. Exhibits a strong entrepreneurial spirit in solving problems as well as collegial work ethic

Selected Accomplishments
Represented Fortune 1000 company in acquiring a total of 1.2M sq. ft. properties concurrent with the disposition of 600,000 sq. ft. of non-performing assets
Leased 526,000 sq. ft. global distribution center for recognized global luxury brand
Achieved CoStar’s 2013 Power Broker Award for northern New Jersey region
Negotiated sale of 158,000 sq. ft. warehouse in Elizabeth, NJ that was immediately leased, affording the investor a zero vacancy rate
Achieved 100% pass rate on Energy Star compliance and certification for BCFA
Reduced expenditures by 34% during first year as Procurement Manager for Mielach Woodwork
Served as Chief Operating Officer of a 501(c)(3) volunteer emergency services organization, Morris Township’s EMS agency, from 2012 – 2014

Professional Experience
Binswanger, Morristown, NJ 2008 – present
Vice President
Represents regional and national corporate clients for the northern and central New Jersey market
Was instrumental in establishing new regional office, which included staffing, process implementation and operations protocols
Managed over 600,000 sq. f.t of transactions on behalf of four Fortune 500 companies

BCFA, Wantage, NJ 2003 – 2008
Field Manager
Managed company’s entire real estate portfolio, overseeing Marketing/PR, contract negotiations, legal communications, construction timeline and sales team
Innovated programs that grew company’s high-end image that included home buyer orientation, design upgrades and Homeowner’s Association

Mielach Woodwork Company, Edison, NJ 2001 – 2003
Assistant Plant Manager/ Procurement Manager
Led operational responsibilities in fast-paced, rapid growth architectural firm.
Handled compliance issues for FSC and LEED (environment soundness certifications)
Realized significant savings by developing role of Procurement Manager to establish company-wide purchasing guidelines

SOS Security / Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Parsippany, NJ 2001 – 2003
Security Manager
Managed both security and human resources functions
Orchestrated seamless tenant move-in logistics during construction phase without any injury or property damage

Certifications
New Jersey Real Estate Salesperson license
Certified Emergency Medical Technician

Education
Villanova University, Villanova, PA 1999
B.A.

Education

Villanova University

1995-1999 B.A.