Johanna L. Chervak is Director, Real Estate, New Jersey & Pennsylvania Development, for Rockefeller Group. In this role she is responsible for managing the development process of several of the company’s large-scale commercial, industrial, and mixed-use projects in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. This includes the identification, acquisition, entitlement, marketing, and leasing of projects in the NJ/PA region, including the company’s development projects at The Green at Florham Park and Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority in Pennsylvania.
Ms. Chervak has held various positions within Rockefeller Group Development Corporation of increasing responsibility. Before joining the New Jersey Region, she held the title of Manager, Real Estate Services for the company’s New York properties. In this role she reviewed and implemented technology and software applications that enhanced property management’s ability to manage their buildings more efficiently and effectively.
Ms. Chervak joined the company in 1999 as Assistant Property Manager at 1271 Avenue of the Americas, the Time & Life Building. In this capacity, she was responsible for assisting the Property Manager in directing building staff and contract personnel, monthly reporting to Rockefeller Group’s senior management personnel, and preparation and regular tracking of annual operations, maintenance, and capital budgets.
Prior to joining the Rockefeller Group, Ms. Chervak worked for Emmes Realty Services as their Lease Administrator. She was also the Marketing and Leasing Manager for Sarasota Executive Suites in Florida as well as Boyd/Smith Inc., in Boston, Massachusetts.
Ms. Chervak holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of South Florida and a Master of Science degree in Real Estate from New York University. She is a member of several real estate industry organizations, including NAIOP New Jersey.