Tactix: The Tenant Broker

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Tactix Team

Tactix Team

We have assembled an extraordinary team of creative real estate professionals with strong analytical abilities, keen negotiating skills and uncompromising ethics. Together, we have worked on millions of square feet of transactions throughout the United States, and we are all available to ensure the best outcome for your business.

Glenn Blumenfeld

Glenn D. Blumenfeld

610 688 0042

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Glenn Blumenfeld is one of the principals of Tactix. Since joining Tactix in 2003, Glenn has managed or co-managed many of the largest and most complex real estate transactions in the Delaware Valley including representing the anchor tenants at two of the newest skyscrapers in Center City, Cira Centre (Dechert and Woodcock Washburn) and FMC Tower at Cira Centre South (FMC). Glenn’s other clients include Macquarie (Delaware Investments), West Pharmaceutical Services, NutriSystem, CDI, Safeguard Scientifics, Blank Rome, Klehr Harrison, Franklin Square Capital Partners, and Hamilton Lane. Glenn has also represented many other corporations, law and professional service firms and institutions.

In addition to being a principal of Tactix, Glenn was the founding Chief Executive Officer of Exis, a global tenant-only representation firm of which Tactix is a founding member. Exis currently has offices on four continents including 11 in the United States.

Prior to joining Tactix, Glenn practiced law at Dechert, L.L.P., one of the nation’s largest law firms, for over 17 years. At Dechert, he was a partner and Chair of the Real Estate Equity Practice as well as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Global Hiring Committee. He also managed the firm’s global real estate portfolio and, in that capacity, engaged and managed brokers around the world. He is a frequent lecturer, a guest writer for the Philadelphia Business Journal and author of "The Tenant Survival Guide". Some of his representative tenant assignments include:

  • 275,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters lease for FMC Corporation at the new FMC Tower at Cira Centre South
  • 275,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters lease – Sunoco Inc.
  • Combined Dechert (240,000 Sq. Ft.) and Woodcock Washburn (110,000 Sq. Ft.) leases which anchored the new Cira Center building in the Keystone Opportunity Improvement Zone
  • 240,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Blank Rome
  • 210,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters lease – FMC Corporation
  • 192,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters and laboratory lease – Incyte
  • 172,000 Sq. Ft. build to suit headquarters and laboratory facility – West Pharmaceutical Services
  • 150,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Macquarie
  • 131,000 Sq. Ft. lease – White & Williams
  • 120,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters consolidation and relocation – Nutrisystem Inc.
  • 90,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Fox Rothschild, Philadelphia, PA
  • 80,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Brandywine Global Asset Management
  • 80,000 Sq. Ft. build–to–suit headquarters lease – Franklin Square Capital Partners
  • 80,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Buchanan Ingersoll
  • 80,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Klehr Harrison
  • 70,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Hamilton Lane
  • 65,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters/build-to-suit lease – Elementis Specialties
  • 55,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Brandywine Global
  • 45,000 Sq. Ft. lease – Kreischer Miller

Education:

Wharton School, University of PA, B.S. Economics
University of Pennsylvania Law School
– Member Law Review

Board and Civic Positions:

  • The Mann Music Center
  • Committee of 70
  • Drexel University – Advisory Committee for Innovation Neighborhood Project
  • Franklin Institute: Strategic Planning Committee
  • Member, Facilities Task Force for City of Philadelphia, Appointed by Mayor Nutter 2012, Chair of Leasing Subcommittee

Honors:

  • PBJ 76 Most Influential People honor
  • PBJ Broker of the Year
  • PBJ's Philadelphia Fastest Growing Privately Held Businesses
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

Having worked with many large, national brokerage firms as a client and attorney, I came to realize that the traditional brokerage model was fundamentally flawed in many ways that worked against client interests. I left my partnership at Dechert because I saw a real opportunity to create something special at Tactix and provide more value to brokerage clients. I'm extremely proud that we have eliminated conflicts of interest and artificial revenue quotas, hired extraordinary real estate professionals with unique legal and financial backgrounds and created a truly collaborative model. I know we could not have achieved the results we have for our clients under any other platform or with any other professionals.

Judson Wambold

Judson J. Wambold

610 688 0041

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Jud Wambold co-founded Tactix in 1997. Jud has an established track record of creating real estate transactions that far exceed his client‘s expectations. Jud‘s combined business and legal training positions him to deliver unique solutions which dramatically improve the bottom line. His clients have benefited from a broad range of custom crafted transactions including traditional leases, build-to-suit leases, sale/leasebacks, equity leases, joint venture leases, credit tenant leases, Section 1031 net leases, “zero” leases, and synthetic leases.

Tenant‘s of all sizes benefit from Jud‘s 17 years of experience as a real estate attorney at Dechert, one of the country‘s largest law firms. At Dechert Jud was the attorney in charge of over $8 billion of leasing.

Jud has produced value for his clients in the Delaware Valley and throughout the country, including:

  • Assembling land in Arizona for a 880,000 sq. ft. laboratory, the largest facility of its type West of the Mississippi
  • Lease restructuring for the 110,000 sq. ft. worldwide financial center for Sodexho in Buffalo
  • Build-to-suit for First Data‘s 100,000 sq. ft. national data center in Atlanta
  • 500,000 sq. ft. phased build-to-suit equity lease for worldwide corporate headquarters in Wilmington
  • 1.5 million sq. ft. highly automated, just in time manufacturing facilities in 6 states
  • US Headquarters for an Australian multinational in an 110,000 sq. ft. converted department store

Jud has also completed hundreds of office lease renewals and move deals for smaller tenants. He believes that no tenant, regardless of size, should overpay on their rent.

Education:

The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, MBA
Cornell Law School, J.D.

During my legal practice I specialized in negotiating leases for tenants. My clients loved me, but I was frustrated because I could not deliver maximum value for them since I was coming into the transaction at such a late stage. Too often when I asked about why a transaction had not been structured more creatively, neither my client nor their broker had an answer. When I left the practice of law I was met with offers from all of the major brokerage firms. But none of those platforms could deliver the service level I thought a tenant deserved. I wanted a brokerage firm that had no business entanglements with landlords so that my advice to a tenant could be conflict free. I wanted to assemble a group of smart and creative professionals with diverse legal and financial backgrounds who could deliver creative and economically aggressive transactions for tenants. Philadelphia didn't need just another broker, it needed a new breed of broker and that's why I started Tactix.

Douglas Simon

Douglas E. Simon

267 989 8902

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Returning after a 5-year stint as Executive Managing Director with a large international brokerage company, Doug is back at home at Tactix, where he began his brokerage career in 2000. After spending time with a "full service" firm that represented both landlords and tenants, Doug determined that a locally owned and managed, conflict-free firm, devoted exclusively to tenant advocacy, was the best platform for ensuring he could achieve the best results for his clients. Doug returns to Tactix as the newest of three principals.

Doug brings to Tactix a wealth of transactional experience as well as legal training from his years of practice as a real estate attorney at one of the region’s premier law firms. Because of his unique skill sets and expertise, Doug has consistently been recognized as one of the top tenant brokers in the region. During his over 15+ year career exclusively dedicated to tenant representation, Doug has represented some of the region’s top law firms and related groups, including multiple leases for Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, Post & Schell, Fox Rothschild, and White and Williams.

Doug has also employed his skills and expertise to assist clients in the legal nonprofit and public interest fields. By way of example, Doug recently secured a long term home for both Philly VIP, the pro bono wing of the Philadelphia Bar Association, and HAP, the Homeless Advocacy Project. Doug was also the lead member of the team that helped secure long term leases in the City for Community Legal Services and Philadelphia Legal Assistance, two nonprofit firms providing legal assistance to low-income Philadelphians. Doug has also been a champion for his hometown, twice representing VisitPhilly, the City’s official regional attraction marketing agency.

Prior to rejoining Tactix in 2016, Doug spent five years as an Executive Managing Director at one of the country’s largest, full service brokerage firms where he spearheaded their tenant representation practice and was responsible for presenting the tenant portion of their annual state of the market report attended by over 250 people. While at the full service firm, Doug experienced firsthand the challenges that arise when trying to represent both landlords and tenants in the same market. While he obtained valuable insights into the landlord side of the business, he realized that to effectively represent the interests of tenants and eliminate conflicts of interest, he needed to once align himself with a firm whose sole focus in the market was driving down rents.

Before pursuing a career as a commercial real estate broker, Doug was an associate in the real estate group at Montgomery McCracken, Walker & Rhoads where he focused on commercial, industrial and retail leasing, as well as construction and general real estate law.

Education:

George Washington University Law School, Juris Doctor, with Honors
Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Arts

Affiliations:

  • 2014-Present - Board of Directors, Community College of Philadelphia Foundation
  • 2013-Present - Executive Committee Board Member of the Anti-Defamation League
  • 2012/2013 - Co-Chair of ADL’s Next Generation Leadership Programk
  • 2010 - Member of Association of Legal Administrator’s Business Partner Advisory Committee

Honors:

  • 2014 - Newmark Grubb Knight Frank, Top Producer
  • 2012 - Newmark Grubb Knight Frank Smith Mack Dan Altmon Memorial Broker of the Year

The better question for me personally is why I chose to return to Tactix after 5-years of working as an Executive Managing Director with a large international brokerage firm. Having been trained at Tactix for the first 10-years of my brokerage career, I knew we had a different approach from what I’ll call “Big Brokerage”, but it took leaving to be able to see it first hand, and truly understand the value of a conflict-free approach. As an exclusive tenant representation firm, Tactix clearly separates itself from the vast majority of firms by consistently aligning itself with one side of a transaction and avoiding the conflicts of interest inherent to a firm that also represents landlords. But, after my time away, I came to understand that this was only the beginning of the way in which Tactix distinguishes itself from the pack. In addition to its conflict-free approach, Tactix has also kept its focus on maintaining quality control of its single most important asset: its people. We don’t have 100 or 1,000 brokers – but we do have a core group of professionals dedicated to (i) providing top-tier, accountable advice, (ii) assembling best-in-class teams specifically for each assignment and (iii) delivering demonstrably better results for our clients. Put simply, I returned to Tactix because, after seeing the grass on the other side of the fence, I determined that the Tactix grass truly was greener.

Salvatore Ambrosio

Salvatore F. Ambrosio

610 688 0040

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Sal Ambrosio, a founding principal of Tactix, has practiced as a trusted advisor, advocate, broker and consultant to commercial real estate tenants since 1984. He works exclusively on behalf of the users of commercial office space and technical facilities (e.g., laboratory, data center). Representing only the users of the space, neither he nor Tactix represents owners or landlords. His sole focus is to structure and implement real estate solutions that support his clients‘ business plan and reduce occupancy costs.

After graduate school Sal was awarded a Presidential Management Internship and worked in the Executive Office of the President (Office of Management & Budget) as staff to David Stockman during the first Reagan administration. Sal analyzed budgets, developed policy papers, conducted government-wide financial and macro-economic analyses, developed information systems and drafted and negotiated substantive and appropriations legislation.

From 1984 to 1997 Sal developed a highly successful practice with a national tenant representation firm and managed that firm‘s Philadelphia office for 11 years. He co-founded Tactix with Jud Wambold in 1997 and continues to work tirelessly on behalf of tenant-clients throughout the United States.

Sal specializes in commercial leasing including lease restructurings and renewals, operating leases, acquisition strategies, build-to-suit transactions and sale leaseback transactions. His practice includes Due Diligence and M&A support, strategic planning, transaction management, decision support and advisory services. Sal‘s clients include:

Large- and mid-cap publicly traded companies:

  • Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • Covance
  • Sunoco
  • FMC

Institutional clients:

  • Villanova University
  • St. Joseph's University

Privately held entities:

  • Day & Zimmermann
  • The Graham Co.
  • Analytical Graphics Inc

Law firms:

  • Blank Rome
  • Post & Schell
  • Schnader Harrison

Education:

State University of New York, B.A.
State University of New York, Masters in Public Policy

Affiliations:

  • The Association for Corporate Growth
  • Financial Executives International
  • Business Leaders Network
  • The Union League of Philadelphia

I was raised “old school.” Loyalty to God, country and family was non-negotiable. You “did the right thing” – period. After graduate school I worked for 4 years in the first Reagan administration, at OMB, as staff to David Stockman. Again, loyalty and ethics were the pillars – now coupled with very demanding analytical standards. After 4 years it was time to move to the private sector.

In 1984 I joined a large, national tenant representation firm in Washington, D.C. I was drawn to the purity of purpose (representing only tenants, never landlords) and the analytical challenge (supporting the incredibly diverse needs of CEO‘s and CFO‘s in various industries). In 1986 I moved to Philadelphia to open an office for that company. I built and led an outstanding group of brokers and the practice flourished across the region. However, I grew to understand that there are inherent flaws in the traditional brokerage business model. These flaws (primarily the compensation model) prevent brokers from devoting their entire energy and focus to vigorous tenant advocacy.

At the same time, I continued to grow in admiration for the analytical expertise and ethical standards of law firms and accounting firms. The professional service firm model rewards substantive expertise, collaborative effort and client advocacy. Better to be a member of a team of trusted advisors than a silo (or solo broker) in pursuit of an annual sales quota.

I founded Tactix in 1997 with the express purpose of applying the professional service business model to a tenant advocacy practice in commercial real estate. The market responded with overwhelming support. We had obviously found an unmet need. We were adding value and the results were compounded over time. Over the years, our clients have responded again and again by honoring us with repeat and referral business. The professional service firm literature is replete with references to repeat and referral business as a critical measure of excellence and a “must have” for sustainable growth. We owe our clients a deep debt of gratitude for trusting us to guide them through the often treacherous world of commercial real estate decision making. We never aspired to be the largest tenant advocacy firm–but simply the most collaborative, analytical and trusted group of advisors in the industry. It continues to be an interesting and rewarding journey.

Stephen J. Amoriello III

Stephen J. Amoriello, III

610 688 0986

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Steve Amoriello has been a broker with Tactix since 2006. Since joining Tactix Steve has assisted and guided clients in developing and executing on real estate strategies that support their operational and financial objectives and has been instrumental in facilitating clients’ review and engagement of additional vendors when needed. While Steve’s list of clients and experience includes working with emerging growth to publicly traded organizations across a broad industry spectrum, he has particular significant experience representing life sciences companies and related organizations. Some of his client representations include:

  • ABB
  • Ashton Tweed
  • Balfour Beatty Investments
  • BioAdvance
  • Cardiokine
  • Chempump, a Division of Teikoku USA, Inc.
  • Chiesi Pharmaceuticals
  • Incyte
  • Pentec Health
  • Pharmaxis
  • Plurogen Therapeutics
  • Post & Post
  • Public Health Management Corporation
  • ReliefBand Medical Technologies
  • Saybolt LP, a Core Laboratories Company

Prior to joining Tactix, Steve was an attorney at the Philadelphia-based firm of Dilworth Paxson LLP and, combined with his tenure at two other firms in Northern New Jersey and Philadelphia, cumulatively practiced law for six years. Steve’s experience as a lawyer included managing the distribution of approximately $20 million in estate assets to unsecured creditors of a former hospital and participating on a brief filed with the Supreme Court of the United States.

Education:

Saint Joseph's University, B.S. Marketing
Widener University School of Law
– Juris Doctor
Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
Widener University School of Business Administration, M.B.A.

Current and Past Affiliations:

  • Justinian Society, Board of Directors
  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Executive Committee/Chester County Light the Night Walk
  • Support Center for Child Advocates, Volunteer
  • Saint Joseph's University Real Estate Alumni Chapter, Member
  • Great Valley High School Gridiron Club, Golf Outing Chair

Tactix provided me an opportunity to associate myself with the clear local leader in the industry and a platform upon which I could use both my business and legal skills on a daily basis. Being able to advocate on behalf of my clients without conflicts of interest truly has allowed me to become their “strategic partner” in the fullest sense. Additionally, having the ability to openly collaborate with the level of professionals here at Tactix is not only personally rewarding but also provides invaluable additional resources that can be mobilized to the benefit of my clients.

Lisa Berger Baskin

Lisa Berger Baskin

267 989 8899

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Lisa Berger Baskin is Principal of the woman owned affiliate of Tactix, Tactix Real Estate Advisors WOB, LLC (“TactixWBE”). TactixWBE is nationally certified as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the US.

Tactix and TactixWBE recognize the commitment to diversity that is embraced by corporations and government agencies today. TactixWBE was created to help foster that commitment by offering a WBE certified real estate service provider to any company or institution’s vendor chain. TactixWBE enjoys access to the resources of Tactix, the largest tenant representative firm in the Tristate area, while maintaining 100% women ownership and leadership.

Lisa and TactixWBE joined the Tactix team in 2014 with over 30 years of diverse commercial real estate experience. Having been a broker in both Pennsylvania and California, Lisa has represented commercial and industrial developers, healthcare institutions, national retailers, financial institutions, as well as, local businesses in site selection, project development, financial analysis, leasing, zoning and licensing issues.

Lisa brings a unique perspective to the tenant representation practice at Tactix given her firsthand experience as an owner and operating general partner in different commercial and retail real estate projects. She also has prior experience representing landlords for whom she has successfully negotiated acquisitions, purchases of distressed notes, reduced priming liens, mortgage and construction financing and even appearing before the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Appeals with successful outcomes. Lisa currently advises a major Delaware Valley health system on all aspects of their real estate portfolio including: disposition of assets, consolidation of medical practices, lease renewals and site selection.

Education:

The Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Accounting

Designations & Civic Positions:

  • WBE –Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, 2016
  • WOSB – Woman Owned Small Business, 2016
  • Bobby Bonds Memorial Foundation, Board Member, 2016
  • The Philadelphia Children's Foundation, Real Estate Advisor
  • Lower Merion Historical Society, Commercial Real Estate Advisor
  • C.C.I.M., Board Member, Program Chair, 2001-2004
  • Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) Member
  • Penn State University, Guest Lecturer, Real Estate Department
  • Community College Philadelphia, Guest Lecturer, Business Department 1989-2005
  • Cub Scouts, Committee Chair and Den Leader, 2008-2013
  • NCAA Lacrosse Referee, 1994-1998
  • Hadassah, President, Riverside, CA 1995-1998
  • National M.S. Society, Moonlighter’s Ball, Co-Chair

Honors:

  • Boy Scouts, Constellation District All Star Award 2011

I came to Tactix to give my clients more. In commercial real estate information and service is key. Having followed the Tactix team for years, I was always impressed by the testimonials of their clients and the level of service they were able to provide. The deals that Tactix successfully accomplished is unmatched by anyone else in the tristate market. I believed that my 30 years of commercial real estate experience including ownership, development and brokerage would be a unique perspective and an asset for Tactix to have. I‘m only sorry that I didn‘t join the team sooner.

Martin Bond

Martin Bond

610 688 0048

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Martin Bond joined Tactix in 2002 after 20 years as a commercial real estate lawyer. Before joining Tactix, Martin was a shareholder of what is now Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, one of the largest law firms in Pennsylvania. Previously, Martin was with the Philadelphia office of Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads, LLP, and the Dallas office of what is now Locke Lord LLP.

Martin's legal career covered most aspects of commercial real estate, including office, industrial and retail leasing, construction and permanent financing, loan workouts, forward and reverse like-kind exchanges, sale/leasebacks and land use, development and construction matters.

At Tactix, Martin has worked on office and industrial lease transactions, site acquisitions and dispositions, and an assortment of real estate related consulting work. Client he has worked with include:

Publicly traded company:

  • Constar International, Inc.

Law firms:

  • Dechert
  • Richards, Layton and Finger
  • Potter, Anderson and Corroon
  • Woodcock Washburn
  • Montgomery, McCracken Walker and Rhoads

Other privately held entities:

  • Corporation Service Company
  • Turner Investment Partners
  • TA Instruments

Institutional clients:

  • Villanova University
  • St. Joseph's University

Non-profits:

  • The William Penn Foundation
  • The Oblates of St. Francis de Sales

Education:

Swarthmore College, B.A.
Emory University School of Law
– JD Staff, Emory Law Journal

Affiliations:

  • Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church, Bryn Mawr PA
    Trustee, 1999 – 2005
    Property Committee, 1999 – 2005, 2009 – present
    Investment Committee, 2002 – 2005, 2011 – present
    Nominating Committee, 2003 – 2004
  • Presbyterian Children's Village, Rosemont PA
    Real Estate Advisory Board

As a real estate lawyer, most of my time was spent documenting complex transactions, protecting my clients from risk. A small part of my practice – but the most satisfying by far – was structuring deals to help clients save money.

When I had the chance to join Tactix, I jumped at the opportunity. I'd known the people at Tactix for many years, and knew them to be smart, well trained, ethical and hard working. Importantly, they seemed to be having a lot more fun than they'd had as lawyers, largely because they were adding tremendous value for their clients.

It also seemed to me that Tactix had created a better mousetrap. The firm operated much like a law firm, with a high degree of collaboration, a focus on client service, a relentless dedication to getting each client the best deal possible, and an insistence on being free of conflicts of interest. They couldn't have been more different from a traditional commercial real estate brokerage firms.

After I joined Tactix, I found that all of my perceptions were right. And I discovered for myself that putting money in a client's pocket is far more satisfying than anything I ever did as a lawyer.

Rob Cellucci

Rob Cellucci

267 989 8891

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Rob Cellucci has a strong foundation in all facets of commercial real estate leasing and build-to-suit development. Prior to joining Tactix in 2012, Rob worked in the Global Corporate Services division of an international brokerage firm. Rob assisted corporate clients in the management of office, retail, and industrial transactions, ranging from 3,500 to 530,000 SF. In this role, Rob developed a high level of proficiency while managing each stage of the process, including corporate strategizing, market and financial analysis, site selection, and letter of intent and lease negotiations.

Over the course of his career, Rob has successfully managed over 2.5 million square feet of lease, sale and disposition transactions for public, private and institutional users. Clients that Rob has had the opportunity to work extensively with include the following organizations among others:

  • Aberdeen Asset Management
  • Blank Rome LLP
  • Brandywine Global Asset Management
  • CDI Corporation
  • Comcast
  • Covance Development Services
  • Dechert LLP
  • Franklin Square Capital Partners
  • Post & Schell, P.C.
  • RatnerPrestia, P.C.
  • Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
  • Safeguard Scientifics
  • Shire Pharmaceuticals
  • Subaru of America
  • Villanova University
  • White and Williams LLP

Education:

James Madison University, B.S. Public Management
James Madison University, Florence, Italy, M.A. Economic and Social Policy of the European Union

Affiliations:

  • Select Greater Philadelphia – Young Professionals Network
  • Friends of La Salle Academy

Honors:

  • Student Representative to the Board of Visitors of James Madison University

Before deciding to leave my relationship with a large, international brokerage firm, I thoroughly vetted several other global brokerage firms in the Philadelphia area. Frankly, something was missing. Some mentors of mine recommended that, before making a decision, I explore an opportunity with Tactix because of their strong reputation and unique business platform. In an industry sometimes ridden with questionable salesmanship, I perceived Tactix to be a unique organization that strongly promoted the concept of honest and unbiased real estate advisory. Finally, I found that the strict tenant representation model, supported by a collaboration of professionals with storied financial and legal sagacity would allow me to provide my clients with the highest quality service. It was the right choice.

Ryan Conner

R. Ryan Conner

610 688 9357

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Ryan Conner joined Tactix in 2007 and has quickly become a leader within the firm. In addition to being one of the firm’s top producers, he has championed the hiring and training of new Tactix team members and has been integral in helping to grow the company and the Tactix brand. Ryan was pivotal in spearheading the opening of the Tactix Center City Philadelphia office and has been influential in integrating the firm into the Center City business and civic community. Along with Glenn Blumenfeld, Ryan was one of only two brokers on the City of Philadelphia’s Mayor’s Task Force for City Facilities – a committee formed by Mayor Michael Nutter to develop ways for the City to procure real estate more strategically and save money on the real estate it owns and occupies.

Ryan has been in real estate for his entire career. Prior to joining Tactix, Ryan was a Development Manager for Preferred Real Estate Investments, Inc., a diversified real estate investment company with over $1.5 billion in assets, where he was responsible for the redevelopment of over 9.5 million square feet of mixed-use office industrial property. During graduate school and immediately after he worked as a Special Projects Coordinator for the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware (RDC), a public corporation established to rehabilitate and revitalize the Wilmington Riverfront. Riverfront Wilmington has proven to be one of the most successful public redevelopment projects in the region with $300 million in public money catalyzing over $1 billion in private investment.

Ryan’s practice at Tactix is committed 100% to exclusively representing the interests of commercial tenants and owner-occupiers with leasing, acquisition and disposition strategies. His clients include organizations large and small in a variety of sectors including technology, communications, healthcare, law and accounting, financial services, life sciences, non-profit, and manufacturing, distribution, and warehousing.

Since joining Tactix, Ryan has worked on some of the most significant and exciting tenant representation projects in the region:

  • 172,000 Sq. Ft. build to suit headquarters and laboratory facility – West Pharmaceutical Services
  • Multiple projects for Veltek Associates, Inc. including a 150,000 Sq. Ft. warehouse expansion and relocation
  • 115,000 Sq. Ft. office and industrial renewal – ABB, Inc.
  • Sale of a 110,000 sq. ft. medical office building for Glasgow Medical, a Christiana Care Health System company
  • 75,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters office project – Novak Druce Connolly Bove & Quigg
  • 62,000 Sq. Ft. North American headquarters renewal and expansion – Chempump, Inc.
  • 45,000 Sq. Ft. relocation and expansion – Kreischer Miller
  • 42,000 Sq. Ft. new facility purchase – Flying Fish Brewing Company
  • 35,000 Sq. Ft. headquarters relocation – Grant & Eisenhofer, P.A.
  • 33,500 Sq. Ft. headquarters relocation for Burns Engineering, Inc.

Ryan is on the Board of Trustees for the National MS Society, Greater Delaware Valley, a Board and Executive Committee Member for the region’s oldest economic development organization – the PENJERDEL Council, and a Corporate Advisory Council member for Cradles to Crayons.

Education:

University of Delaware, MPA, School of Public Policy and Administration
University of Delaware, B.A. Psychology

Volunteer Activities:

  • Member, Board of Trustees, National MS Society (Greater Delaware Valley Chapter)
    – Finance Committee
    – Co-chair MS Leaders Circle
  • Board and Executive Committee Member, PENJERDEL Council
  • Corporate Advisory Council Member, Cradles to Crayons
  • Member, Mayor’s Facilities Task Force - City of Philadelphia

When I decided to leave Preferred Unlimited over four years ago, I considered almost every national, full service brokerage firm in the region. But after meeting with the principals of Tactix the decision was an easy one. The Tactix platform was different than any I had seen. No other firm offered a genuine tenant advocacy model staffed with real estate professionals (not salespeople) with deep legal and financial backgrounds and no other firm offered me regular, direct access to the owners of the firm. Further, the values of the firm aligned with mine. I continue to be a staunch believer in our unique approach to real estate brokerage and look forward to contributing to the limitless potential of this company.

P. Timothy Conrey

P. Timothy Conrey

610 688 3727

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Tim joined Tactix in 2013, continuing a 25-year career in commercial real estate. Throughout his career, he advised public companies, institutional owners and private companies in site selection, new leases, lease restructurings, development and financing.

His experience includes:

  • Comcast Center: Represented Liberty Property Trust for the initial 529,000sf lease by Comcast in One Pennsylvania Plaza, now known as the Comcast Center
  • Philadelphia Stock Exchange: Development of a 75,000sf 2N secure data center and backup trading floor
  • Pepper Hamilton: 250,000sf renewal
  • AppTec: 75,000sf build-to-suit pharmaceutical contract manufacturing facility; secured $12 million of public financing
  • Morgan Lewis: 50,000sf office in London, UK.
  • Ace Insurance: Sale/leaseback of 401 White Horse Road, Voorhees, NJ
  • Virtua Health System: 125,000sf development and sale/leaseback of a Wellness Center, Washington Township, NJ

Education:

The College of New Jersey, BS
George Washington University, Organic Chemistry
National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, Research Fellowship

Board Positions:

  • Virtua Health Systems, Board of Trustees member 2004-2008
  • Virtua Health Systems, Board of Trustees, Secretary 2007-2008
  • Moorestown Township Zoning Board, member 2004-2010
  • Hornblower & Company, Advisory Committee Member 2014
  • Temple University Boathouse Capital Campaign, Chairman
  • McCain 2004, NJ Finance Committee

Honors:

  • CoStar Power Broker
  • CoStar, Largest Industrial Sale/Leaseback
  • FAES Research Grant, Hodgkins/NonHodgkins Lymphoma

When I started in the real estate industry over 25 years ago, each firm had its own database of information. It was a closely guarded secret of availabilities, market rates and sales prices. However, over the past several years, information has become commoditized. It is easily accessible, and the various platforms that provide this information to the brokerage industry make it available equally to all. Under this umbrella of information, one must ask “what makes our company different”.

I selected Tactix for several reasons. They uncompromisingly work for the users of real estate. Their clients can be certain that there is no conflict of interest when they are at the negotiation table. Most of the members of Tactix have advanced degrees representing a range of interests from law to the advanced sciences. It gives the members of the team the confidence that when walking into a meeting there is no real estate problem that may arise that cannot be solved for our clients.

Scott Crumley

Scott D. Crumley

610 688 0046

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Scott Crumley has been a broker with Tactix since 2011. Prior to joining Tactix, Scott spent over seven years practicing law with Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP. At Drinker, he was a member of the commercial real estate group where he specialized in complex leasing transactions and earned the distinction of being named a Pennsylvania Rising Star by Law and Politics magazine. In addition to leasing transactions, his legal experience included acquisitions, dispositions and financings of numerous commercial properties as well as the preparation negotiation of construction and design contracts.

Since joining Tactix he has worked on many significant, exciting tenant representation projects for clients including:

  • Covance Inc.
  • FMC Corporation
  • C & D Technologies, Inc
  • Mercer Bucks Cardiology
  • Land Air Water Legal Solutions

Education:

State University of New York at Albany, B.A.
University of Richmond School of Law, J.D.
– magna cum laude
– Executive Editor, University of Richmond Law Review

    Activities an Honors:

  • First Presbyterian Church Haddonfield, NJ – Chair of the Stewardship Committee and Vice President of the Corporation
  • New Jersey Bar Association, Member

During my time as a practicing lawyer I had professional interactions with many brokers and saw that the quality of those brokers varied widely, sometimes to the detriment of their clients. My impressions of Tactix were quite different from other brokers–they consistently advocated for their clients with skill and professionalism and were instrumental in bringing transactions to a successful conclusion. When I decided to make a career change to brokerage Tactix was the clear choice for me.

Rick Freeth V

Rick Freeth V

267 989 8890

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After 8 years in financial sales and banking, Rick Freeth joined Tactix as an opportunity to grow with an industry as hot as Philadelphia. As a licensed securities salesperson, Rick gained a reputation as a B2B sales leader and established himself as an expert in small/medium business development. He is a huge proponent of the Philanthropic side of business, actively promoting community financial literacy and grassroots small business growth. "My passion is people and solutions, getting business owners into the magic 5% that survive their first two years."

Client projects include:

  • 80,000 Sq. Ft. Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hipple
  • 375,000 Sq. Ft. Corporation Service Company headquarters
  • 25,000 Sq. Ft. White & Williams, NYC Branch
  • 10,000 Sq. Ft. Expressway Grip, headquarters and studio
  • Turner Investments
  • Oblates of St. Frances de Sales
  • Brandywine Global Management
  • The Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Women Against Abuse
  • Philadelphia Classical School
  • Barkadelphia
  • Abaris Brewing Company
  • Zenith Global Logistics
  • Helient Systems

Education:

University of Delaware, B.A. Political Science

Affiliations:

  • Bank of America Signature Leadership Mentor
  • Back on My Feet; Contributor/ Financial Education Leader
  • ProjectNEXT, Member
  • Young Involved Philadelphia, Member
  • Select Greater Philadelphia – Young Professionals Network
  • SOSNA, Member

Great things happen to most people but a few times in life. The team at Tactix exemplifies the notion that work doesn‘t have to feel like work. Sometimes you find something you are good at, and sometimes you find something you do purely because you enjoy it; the team here has been fortunate enough to marry both. The quality of the work and the reputation this team brings to the table speak for themselves.

Wayne M. Hunt

Wayne M. Hunt

610 688 0043

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Wayne Hunt joined Tactix in 2009 after 30 years of progressive institutional experience in commercial real estate as both a manager and practitioner with national firms. He has represented a multitude of institutional owners and developers including the Chicago Board of Trade, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Henry Crown & Company, HSBC, GE Capital, Textron, Bankers Trust, the U.S. Navy, PNB Paribas, SA and the City of Philadelphia and sophisticated tenants such as DuPont Capital, DLA Piper USA, LLP, Independence Blue Cross, Saul Ewing, LLP, FMC Corporation, Turner Construction Company, Kvaerner and Stifel Financial.

Wayne's experience includes:

  • 16 million Sq. Ft. of commercial lease transactions
  • $175 million of tax-deferred (1031) exchanges
  • $300 million in note sales
  • $500 million of asset dispositions
  • $600 million of construction/development

Education:

University of Massachusetts, B.S.
– Magna Cum Laude
Babson College, MBA International Finance
U.S. Air Force
– Active Duty in Southeast Asia & Europe

Board Positions:

  • President, Haverford Civic Association
  • Chairman, Men's Committee, Devon Horse Show
  • Ward Committeeman, Lower Merion Township

Honors:

  • Member, Mayor's Real Estate Task Force – City of Philadelphia, Appointed by former Philadelphia Mayor, Ed Rendell
  • Jones Lang LaSalle Executive Management Program
  • Professional Recognition Award – 5 Consecutive Years – The Galbreath Company
  • Management Excellence Award – The Helmsley Organization
  • Air Force Commendation Medal

I previously worked with the principals of Tactix on many complex real estate transactions where I was on the other side representing the landlord. In all instances, I found them to be extremely well informed, very bright and unapologetic advocates for their client. When the opportunity arose to join my former adversaries in a collaborative environment, where the interest of the client is paramount and the professionals have accretive financial and legal skill sets, I took it.

Sherri R. Jones

Sherri R. Jones

267 989 8900

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Sherri R. Jones brought an extensive administrative, public relations and special events background. Prior to joining Tactix, Sherri was the Public Affairs Officer at the largest Naval Air Station on the East Coast for over 12 years. This position ended when she had to assist with the six year closure process of this facility due to the Base Realignment and Closure mandate. While there she coordinated 10 Presidential visits, 6 major air shows, 5 golf tournaments as well as serving as the community liaison officer, emergency response media coordinator and command spokesperson. Additionally, she served as a Chief Administrator in the Navy Reserves for more than 18 years. She is a strong project manager and has brought innovative administrative ideas and organizational procedures with her to Tactix.

Education:

University of Maryland (University City), B.S. Communications

Activities:

  • Board of Director, Philadelphia Navy League
  • Member, the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association
  • Member, Congressional Veterans Committee (Congressman Michael Fitzpatrick)

Honors:

  • Awarded the Department of Defense Meritorious Civilian Service Award
  • Awarded three Navy Achievement Medals

Assisting with the closure of the Naval Air Station was a daunting and stressful six year process. I was looking for a new challenge where I could apply my skills at a reputable growing company. Tactix is that and more; they are extremely well respected and their reputation as one of the best Tenant advisory firms in the Philadelphia area precedes them. It's refreshing to be a part of a team of consummate professionals who work tirelessly for their clients.

William P. Kilrain

William P. Kilrain

610 688 9356

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Bill Kilrain began his career in the Commercial Real Estate Industry in 2010 at Fourragere Property Services, a privately owned tenant representation firm. While there, he conducted market research, thorough market analysis, and detailed insight into cost savings for his clients. He joined Tactix in 2011.

Prior to joining Fourragere, Bill had 10 years of combined military and business experience. He managed groups as large as 30 was responsible for complex projects valued at over $22,000,000 and affecting more than 20,000 people. Through determined communication and coordination he has successfully bridged obstacles such as incompatible languages, foreign cultures, and federal agencies.

His ability to combine the knowledge and leadership skills gained as an officer in the military and with his business acumen enable him to provide unique value and provide Tactix's clients with the best service available.

West Point, B.S. Environmental Science & Engineering
– Dean's List
Australian Graduate School of Management, MBA

Board Positions:

  • West Point Society of Philadelphia

Honors:

  • Army Commendation Medal

As a former military officer, nothing is more important to me than standing on the moral high ground. Tactix's business model is structured around the concept of tenant first and tenant only. Tactix's dedication to our clients eliminates the conflicts of interest so common to other commercial real estate firms who represent both landlords and tenants. This stance gives me the added confidence that the advice we offer to our clients is solid from both a business and ethical position.

Furthermore, Tactix has done an outstanding job of hiring extremely successful professionals of the highest moral fiber from a diverse, cross-section of industries. This collaborative group constantly supplies the knowledge capital that is the envy of the commercial real estate industry and a sustainable competitive advantage for our clients. The resulting collegial atmosphere leads to a level of collaboration unlikely to be found anywhere else. These attributes create a unique and satisfying culture which reinforces my decision to choose Tactix as my preferred place of work.

Gary Lozoff

Gary Lozoff

267 989 8901

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Since joining Tactix in 2014, Gary has executed an urban flagship retail engagement for DanDan, a Szechuan and Taiwanese restaurant, and an office lease renewal engagement for Jacobs, Kivitz & Drake, LLC.

Some of Gary's additional representative tenant assignments include:

  • The headquarters office engagement for Independence Capital Partners, which is a cluster of private equity/growth capital funds including Lubert-Adler Partners, LLR Partners, LBC Credit Partners, LEM Capital, and Patriot Financial Partners.
  • Headquarters office work on behalf of Revitas Inc.; Liss & Marion, P.C.; Sansweet, Dearden and Burke, Ltd.; and Camping Management Corporation, which is the owner of several prominent children's overnight summer camps located in northeastern Pennsylvania; the new Philadelphia office of Earp Cohn P.C.; and new outpatient skilled nursing and pediatric day health units of Pediatria Kids in Reading and Greater Philadelphia.
  • The new flagship campus of Delaware Design–Lab High School, to be located in Northern Delaware.

Gary has worked with others at Tactix to complete headquarters office lease transactions for Safeguard Scientifics, Inc.; RatnerPrestia, PC; and Jennings Sigmond, PC, as well as regional office lease requirements for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company; Heraeus Inc.; and Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman, PC.

Prior to joining Tactix, Gary was a practicing real estate and corporate transaction attorney in the Philadelphia region and Washington, D.C. Before joining Tactix, and since May 2004, Gary was a partner of Askot, Weiner & Cohen, LLP, resident in the firm’s Philadelphia office.

Prior to joining Askot, Weiner & Cohen, Gary was Of Counsel to Pepper Hamilton LLP (Real Estate Practice Group), resident in the firm’s Philadelphia office. Gary also worked for substantial periods of time in the real estate departments of Klehr Harrison Harvey & Branzburg, LLP; Wolf, Block, Schorr and Soliis-Cohen, LLP; and Lane & Edson, P.C.

Representative law clients of Gary included Lubert-Adler Partners, PMC Property Group, Inc., Cross Properties, The Hub, Michel’s Bakery, The Gambone Group, Penn Hillel, Han Dynasty, and Allan Domb Real Estate.

Education:

University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.A.
University of Pennsylvania Law School, J.D.

Affiliations:

  • Greene Towne School, Building Committee (Board of Directors)
  • Fairmount Soccer Association, Board of Directors
  • Gershman Y, Board of Directors Chair
  • Jewish Foundation of Greater Philadelphia, Trustee
  • Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia -- Special Advisor to Real Estate Committee
  • Jewish Community Centers of Greater Philadelphia, Creditor’s Committee Chair
  • Penn Hillel, Board of Directors
  • Penn Valley Junior Sports Ass'n

I chose to join my other professional colleagues at Tactix to prove out three relatively simple, related theses:

  • (i) by entering the real process earlier in our clients‘ real estate decision-making process as each user's broker, I would be more useful in assisting to shape and solve their strategic real estate challenges in a creative and efficient way than by functioning as their outside counsel;
  • (ii) the Tactix broker team would be enhanced by my presence on it because of my education, clinical training, diverse set of work experiences and client engagements, and approach to client relationships that have successfully served my law clients during the last 25 + years as a practicing real estate and corporate transaction attorney in Philadelphia and Washington, D.C; and
  • (iii) working together, we would continue to build on the impressive record of high-quality real estate process successes achieved by Tactix clients in a work environment (a) informed by the highest degree of professionalism as reflected in my colleagues' impressive set of substantive problem-solving skills and prior experiences and (b) uncompromised by actual or perceived conflicts of interest.
R. Bradford Mills

R. Bradford Mills

610 688 0836

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Bradford Mills joined Tactix in 2010 and has 20 years’ experience in commercial real estate development, redevelopment, consulting, and brokerage comprising of 8 million square feet of transactions valued at over $1 billion. In a departure from the standard career progression, he served as CEO of a Philadelphia low-income housing company from 2007-2008, where he made many operational improvements. Prior to beginning his business career Brad served as an infantry officer in the United States Marine Corps, including service in Operation Desert Storm. Significant transactions include:

  • 850,000 Sq. Ft. – School District of Philadelphia, office purchase and redevelopment, Philadelphia, PA
  • 275,000 Sq. Ft. – Drugstore.com, East Coast distribution and call center lease, Bridgeport, NJ
  • 210,000 Sq. Ft. – NFL Films, office and production build-to-suit, Mt. Laurel, NJ
  • 175,000 Sq. Ft. – Advance Paradigm, distribution build-to-suit lease, Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • 125,000 Sq. Ft. – National Service Industries, manufacturing land purchase, Downingtown, PA
  • 90,000 Sq. Ft. – Beneficial Savings Bank, headquarters consolidation lease, Philadelphia, PA
  • 80,000 Sq. Ft. – Philadelphia Parking Authority, office lease, Philadelphia, PA
  • 78,000 Sq. Ft. – Ewing Cole, office lease renewal, Philadelphia, PA
  • 66,000 Sq. Ft. – Thomas Jefferson University, office building sale, Philadelphia, PA; 86-acre land sale in Logan, NJ
  • 60,000 Sq. Ft. – Giesecke and Devrient, office purchase, Reston, VA
  • 55,000 Sq. Ft. – Highlands Insurance, office/25-acre sale/leaseback, Lawrenceville, NJ
  • 45,000 Sq. Ft. – Federal Defenders, office lease, Philadelphia, PA
  • 40,000 Sq. Ft. – Norfolk Southern, office lease renewal; Pittsburgh, PA
  • 32,000 Sq. Ft. – Mobil Corporation, office lease, Exton, PA; numerous retail transactions throughout the United States
  • 28,000 Sq. Ft. – Archdiocese of Philadelphia, church sale, Philadelphia, PA
  • 24,000 Sq. Ft. – Impark, office leases, Collingswood, NJ; Silver Spring, MD; San Francisco, CA
  • 15,000 Sq. Ft. – Norfolk Southern Corporation, office lease, Plymouth Meeting, PA
  • 13,000 Sq. Ft. – Eviti, office lease renewal, Philadelphia, PA
  • 11,000 Sq. Ft. – ADR Options, office lease renewal, Philadelphia, PA
  • 11,000 Sq. Ft. – Waltron Bull & Roberts, office and lab lease, Flemington, NJ

Education:

University of Virginia, B.A.
Duke University, M.B.A.

Affiliations:

  • Merion Liberty Boy Scout Troop, Chartered Organization Representative
  • Jefferson Scholars Foundation, Regional Selection Committee
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors, 2003-2009, Philadelphia Co-Chair, 2015-
  • Union League Business Network, Vice Chair, 2008-2010
  • People for People, Inc. Board of Directors, 2004-2014

Honors:

  • Philadelphia Business Journal Top 10 lease, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
  • BOMA Renovated Building of the Year, Southern NJ, 1996; Largest office lease in Southern NJ, 1997; Largest office lease in Northern VA, 1994
  • Navy Commendation Medal

Activities:

  • Marine Old Breed Rugby Club
  • Doylestown Dragons Rugby Club

Having worked for several competing brokerage firms over the years, I was painfully aware of the competitive advantages of Tactix. When I returned to commercial real estate brokerage after 18 months in other pursuits, I decided not to repeat past mistakes and joined the team that provides the best value to its clients.

Kartik Patel

Kartik Patel

610 688 0047

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Kartik Patel joined Tactix Real Estate Advisors in 2001. Given his strong financial background, Kartik initially served as the firm's "go to" financial analyst, creating customized financial models for the firm's most complex transactions. Within a short period of time Kartik transitioned into full time brokerage. He has advised many clients in their commercial real estate needs in various industries, from high-profile law firms and pharmaceutical companies to legal, nonprofit, and public interest firms. Prior to joining Tactix, Kartik was a financial associate for The Vanguard Group where he was responsible for daily mutual fund valuations including the Vanguard's Index 500, the largest mutual fund in the industry at the time.

During his tenure at Tactix, Kartik has had the privilege to work with the following companies among others:

  • Franklin Square Capital Partners
  • Mercy Health System
  • Hamilton Lane
  • West Pharmaceutical Services
  • Dechert
  • Woodcock Washburn
  • Nutrisystem
  • Community Legal Services
  • Public Interest Law Center of Philadelphia
  • Philly VIP
  • Philadelphia Legal Assistance
  • Food Trust
  • Blank Rome
  • Kreischer Miller
  • Sunoco
  • Triumph Group
  • Elemica
  • Northwestern Mutual

Education:

Pennsylvania State University, B.S. Finance & International Business
Drexel University – M.B.A.

Tactix is not about sales and revenue quotas. It is about yielding outcomes that are in the best interest of our clients. We do it with a team of professionals who use their financial, business and legal acumen to strongly advocate for our clients. Couple this with our collaborative team approach to all transactions and it was an easy decision to be part of the Tactix team.

Trish Perevich

Trish Perevich

610 688 8950

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Trish Perevich has over 25-years-experience in Business Development/Marketing, with the last 19 years in marketing architectural and engineering services. As Marketing Manager and Executive Leadership Team member of a full service A/E firm in Rochester, NY for over 15 years, Trish helped brand and grow the firm from 55 to 150 employees. Upon her move to the Philadelphia area, Trish quickly developed a sizable network and achieved measurable success as Director of Business Development for two Center City based architectural firms. Prior to entering the A/E industry, Trish held positions in market research, advertising, and physician marketing/recruiting.

Trish is a results-oriented, ethical marketing professional with a track record of success in helping professional service firms achieve growth. A highly motivated self-starter, she has demonstrated business development, client service, presentation, and training skills. At Tactix, her focus is on increasing awareness of the firm, promoting technical staff expertise, and developing new business.

Education:

B.S. Business/Marketing, Rochester Institute of Technology, Highest Honors
Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching

Volunteer Activities:

  • Greater Philadelphia Senior Executives Group – Co-Chair of the Financial Executives Subgroup
  • Associate Certified Coach (ACC)
  • Member of International Coach Federation, Philadelphia Chapter
  • Volunteer ICF Laser Coach for The Pennsylvania Conference for Women
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society

With many years of direct experience and a proven track record of helping professional services firms achieve significant growth, I had numerous career opportunities available to me. Tactix offered something different and compelling for my future. I chose Tactix because their reputation for excellence, ethical practices and commitment to client service, align perfectly with my personal and professional values. As such I can confidently and passionately introduce Tactix to prospective clients. I am proud to be associated with a firm that puts the client‘s interests first and delivers exceptional outcomes.

Trish Perevich

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Ines Reyes joined the Tactix Team in January 2015 bringing over 10 years of executive level administrative experience. Additionally, she has worked in the for-profit and non-profit sector for over 20 years. Ines’ wealth of knowledge allows her to work independently or as a strong team player always ensuring that the job gets done. Prior to her employment with Tactix, she worked for a nonprofit organization called Communications Industry Skills Center in New York City as an Executive Assistant. Working with a diverse spectrum of clients, she increased efficiency in several of her assigned roles while expertly interacting with potential and existing donors.

Education:

Wood Tobe-Coburn School/Associates Degree in Secretarial Science

Since my company was relocating to Los Angeles and the Executive Director was retiring, I was faced with the task of deciding, did I want to continue to commute to New York or find a company closer to home in PA. When I met the team at Tactix, I felt right at home and knew that this was the place for me. Additionally, I am impressed by their commitment to representing only a tenant and their leading industry experience which will allow me to gain knowledge in a brand new work environment.

Jenny Staples

Jennifer H. Staples

610 688 3708

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Jenny came to Tactix in 2013 with 11 years of experience in land development and investment sales. During her prior work, she assisted on many of our city’s complicated land assemblage and redevelopment projects for both private developers and institutions. At Tactix, Jenny has aggressively worked on office and institutional lease transactions, site acquisitions and dispositions and an assortment of related real estate consulting work. Born and raised in Philadelphia, Jenny understands its past, present and future direction. Her knowledge of the area, together with her unique skill set and experience, enable her to provide our clients with creative real estate solutions. Significant transactions include:

  • Tucker Law Group – office HQ lease renewal or relocation
  • Jennings Sigmond – office HQ lease renewal or relocation
  • Support Center for Child Advocates – office HQ relocation
  • Giovanetti-Shulman Consulting Engineers – office lease renewal
  • Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer – office relocation
  • Turning Points for Children Community Umbrella Organization – West Philadelphia Office HQ
  • CustomMediaLabs – office HQ relocation
  • CDI Corporation (National Portfolio)
  • J&J Medical – medical office building acquisition
  • LaSalle University & Wister Partners – student housing facility build-to-suit (public/private partnership)
  • Germantown Friends School Real Estate Advisory and Consultant Services
  • Caroselli Beachler McTiernan & Coleman
  • The Judge Group
  • Vector Security

Education:

Chestnut Hill College, B.S.

Volunteer Affiliations:

  • Member – Chestnut Hill College Alumni Association
  • Member – John W. Hallahan Catholic Girl‘s High School Alumni Association
  • Girls on the Run – nonprofit organization that inspires healthy living and confidence in girls through running
  • Member – Chestnut Hill Community Association
  • The Village 1877 Advisory Board
  • Turning Points for Children Volunteer (Center City Satellite Campus)

I was well aware of the excellent reputation Tactix has earned for their honest and vigorous approach towards all clients‘ best interests. When I decided to move from residential real estate to the commercial side of the industry, the Tactix philosophy blended perfectly with the manner in which I conduct business with my clients. Merging my experience with the Tactix business platform offers my clients highly intelligent real estate solutions with a personal commitment to excellence.

Jenn Stauffer

Jenn Stauffer

610 688 1800

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Jennifer Stauffer joined Tactix with over 10 years of administrative experience. Previously, she served as the Executive Administrative Assistant for an insurance brokerage firm where she developed a foundation of working closely with the brokers to best serve the clients‘ needs. Jennifer‘s extensive background in administration includes experience in the both the private and public sector. Before joining Tactix she had successfully wrote and implemented a detailed Inventory Process and Procedures Manual for a newly established non-profit organization. Additionally, she is highly skilled in creating corporate budgets.

Activities:

  • Current member of the Flyers Faithful; developing fundraisers to benefit the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Program

I relished the opportunity to work with a brokerage firm compiled of quality professionals who understood the importance of working as a team in order to create solutions for their clients. I was impressed by the Tactix team and their tenacious, hard working nature, as it mirrors my own.

Austin Weinerman

Austin C. Weinerman

267 989 8890

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Austin joined the Tactix team in March 2015 and brings energy, enthusiasm and skill to the brand. Prior to joining the firm, Austin helped oversee a leasing portfolio of over 2 million square feet of office space for a Philadelphia based real estate company. In addition, Austin represented office tenants in the bio-pharma, law and financial industries, among others, throughout Center City. His real estate experience and insight have been featured in publications including Center City Digest and Northeast Real Estate Magazine.

Austin began his commercial real estate career at Brandywine Realty Trust. His experience on the ownership side gives him unique insight into the needs and objectives of Landlords making him a more effective tenant advocate.

Education:

  • Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, B.S. Finance
  • Syracuse University, London, UK

Affiliations/Board and Civic Positions/Volunteer Activities:

  • Jewish Federation Real Estate (JFRE)

Honors:

  • Alex’s Lemonade Stand Hometown Hero Award,
    Appointed by The Philadelphia 76ers

Having been on the ownership side of commercial real estate, I had the opportunity to work with scores of brokers and firms on lease deals in the city. My interactions with Tactix always stood out. They were very tactical, smart and zealous advocates for their clients. I also admired their purity of purpose representing only tenants. When I decided to focus my career solely on brokerage, it made sense to go to work for the best firm in the region. I’m thrilled to be here!

Derek Wood

J. Derek Wood

610 688 0045

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Derek Wood has over 20 years of experience in managing corporate leasing projects, working exclusively as a tenant advocate/broker at Tactix since its inception in 1997 and at Savills/Studley before that. Derek has extensive regional experience and has also served as project leader and portfolio manager for several national requirements including office, clinical and laboratory facilities, from coast-to-coast and border-to-border.

In addition to executing client requirements, Derek is an expert at complex financial modeling, creating custom, open architecture models that the client can use to analyze multiple variations of scenarios on an apples-to-apples basis. Derek is also responsible for managing the internal finances of Tactix.

Some of Derek’s client representations include:

  • John Templeton Foundation
  • FMC
  • Shire
  • Macquarie/Delaware Investments
  • Covance
  • CDI Corporation
  • St. Claire/CPA Solutions
  • Withum Smith + Brown
  • Sunoco
  • Day & Zimmerman
  • Villanova University
  • USM
  • Metals USA
  • Concord/EFS
  • Conner Strong
  • Kulicke & Soffa
  • Marcus & Millichap

Education:

Temple University, B.A.
– Summa Cum Laude
Widener University of Law
– Juris Doctor
Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University School of Law

Having a strong desire to serve as a professional, conflict-free advocate, the philosophy and collaborative practice of Tactix answered the mail. The breadth of our involvement and our influence in the process and outcome requires an intimate understanding of our client's business and the people behind it. This rich interaction, coupled with the service model of a law firm, has been an incredible professional experience.

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