As a real estate professional for over 40 years, Jaime M. Weiss has built a record of proven expertise and accomplishment. The founder of Weiss Realty, he is responsible for leasing, acquisition, disposition, and property management decisions as well as the strategic direction and operation of the company. His distinguished career includes tenure with Cross & Brown Company, Edward S. Gordon Company (now CB Richard Ellis), Cushman & Wakefield, and Newmark of New Jersey. Under his leadership, his firm has assembled a national portfolio of more than three million square feet of office, industrial, and retail property and completed transactions totaling more than 20 million square feet. He has also represented many prominent corporations and real estate developers including Sony, North Fork Bank, Hartz Mountain Industries, The Mack Company, The Mattone Development Group, Bridgestone/Firestone, and Caterpillar, to name just a few. Weiss began his career at Cross & Brown Company in Manhattan in 1967 and achieved steady success. By the time he left the firm as vice president in 1978, he had negotiated leases collectively valued at more than $150 million and consummated property sales worth $210 million. After starting his own firm in 1980, he quickly scored his first significant acquisition by purchasing 1600 Queen Anne Road, a 35,000-square-foot, high-tech facility in Teaneck, New Jersey, from United Methodist Publishing House, and subsequently leasing it to Sony Broadcasting. Over the years, he has added several other noteworthy properties to his ownership portfolio including the 2.1million-square-foot, 147-acre Commerce Park in Decatur, Illinois, and the 70,000-square-foot Colonial Village Professional Office Park and Shopping Center in Edison, New Jersey. His career accomplishments also include industry recognition, most recently in 2005 by the New Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP). Weiss was a Deal of The Year award finalist for his role in arranging a series of three complex office leasing transactions for North Fork Bank. Jaime M. Weiss is a graduate of Baruch College of the City University of New York where he earned a bachelor's degree in business administration. Among his professional affiliations, he is a member of The Real Estate Board of New York, The Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association (IOREBA), International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) and NAIOP.
Jaime M. Weiss Realty Co., Inc.250 Moonachie Rd