AJ joined Hanna Langholz Wilson Ellis in December 2017. He has an extensive background in commercial real estate with over 13 years of experience in the industry. He specializes in Industrial brokerage and is responsible for all aspects of commercial real estate transactions. He has specific expertise on understanding and being able to value sites that have river and rail access, having been responsible for over 20M in transactions of this type. With a vast knowledge of the Pittsburgh market, AJ provides his clients with fast and accurate market knowledge
AJ brings an extensive background in sales, marketing, logistics and supply chain management, and corporate strategy development.
AJ started his professional career as a delivery driver for the local ConAgra Foods distribution center, eventually progressing to the General Manager position. AJ has also held positions with Mack Truck leasing and was a national sales manager for a division of All-Pak, a local packaging distributor. AJ transitioned into the commercial real estate industry as a Senior Advisor with CresaPartners, then as an Associate with NAI Pittsburgh. He was promoted to the position of Vice President when NAI Pittsburgh became an office of Colliers International.
While with Colliers as Vice President of Industrial Brokerage, AJ focused a significant portion of his portfolio on energy-related companies. His primary concentration was in industrial site selection, consultation, and all leasing matters. His business development efforts resulted in the leasing assignment, and eventual sale, of the 180,000 SF Keystone Commerce Center in Warrendale PA. In 2020, AJ successfully assisted Haemonetics with their relocation to Clinton Commerce Center, a 202,000 SF single-tenant facility. In addition to the lease, he developed a list of architects and process engineers necessary to design the clean room centered facility.
AJ has had the pleasure of servicing the following clients in various capacities; CNX, CONSOL Energy Partners, Pepsico, Haemonetics, Sherwin Williams, Rain Carbon, PA Humane, Matthews International, Spectra Energy, Trimodal Terminal, Airport Facilities Company, Jacob Ash, and Starpoint Business Park in addition to many others.
Past & Current Professional Affiliations
NAIOP Pittsburgh Chapter – Board of Directors, Chair of the Silent Auction Committee Night at the Fights
Traffic Club of Pittsburgh – Board of Governors / First Vice-President
Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals – Former Board Member Pittsburgh Chapter
Beaver County Economic Task Force Founding Member
Professional Achievements & Awards
CoStar Power Broker - 2015
AJ received his BA in Organizational Leadership from Robert Morris University.
Real Estate Salesperson – Pennsylvania