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Roy Kardon, SIOR
Vice President - Industrial Division

Specialties: Industrial, Office

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Scope of Service Experience
Industrial Sales and Leasing Specialist.
Background & Experience
Roy's tenant representation clientele list includes some of the top corporate names in the world, including AT&T, Verizon, Freightliner, and Kulicke & Soffa. As landlord representative, he is proud to have maintained relationships that have continued for many years. The best example of this achievement in Southern New Jersey is The Bleznak Organization, a developer who has relied on Roy to maintain near 100% leasing of 372,000 square feet of flex space with over 50 tenants occupying at any one time.

- 2014 named one of Philadelphia Business Journal's Heavy Hitters of Real Estate in the Do-Gooder of the Year category
- 2012 Recognized in Midatlantic Real Estate Journal Year in Review May & June 2012
- 2011 received Tristate Realtors’ Commercial Alliance’s inaugural Good Citizenship Award
- 2009 received Costar Power Broker Award for “Top Industrial Leasing Brokers” by Costar Group
- 2008 named to "NAI Global Elite" as a Top Performer, a group comprised of NAI Global's top performers and top producers
- 2007 "Broker All Star" by Real Estate New Jersey Magazine
- 2007 named Silver Elite Top Performer and Elite Top Producer by NAI
- Three time winner of NAI Global Gold Club Award
- Awarded "Most Building Tours" by any commercial broker in Southern New Jersey from Mack-Cali

Community Involvement:
- Roy believes in giving back to the community. During his tenure as committee member and co-chair of The American Cancer Society's (ACS) Bike A Thon, over $11 million was raised to fight cancer. In 2011, Roy received the Volunteer Achievement Award by the American Cancer Society.

- In the less than two years he has been Co-Chair for ACS DetermiNation endurance sports initiative, the Philadelphia chapter has gone from infancy to one of the premier chapters in the U.S.

- Roy is the President of the Golden Slipper Center for Seniors which serves nearly 1,000 seniors annually. Within Golden Slipper, he established a food delivery program to hospital patients. Roy is also a Para Chaplain and visits cancer patients on a weekly basis.
Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
Masters Degree, Business Administration

Boston University - Boston, MA
Bachelor of Science, Business Administration
Professional Associations & Designations
- Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, New Jersey
- Member, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR)
- Member, Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM)
- Member, Corporate Real Estate Service Training (NAI CREST)
- Member, NAI Global Industrial Council
- Member, NAI Global Gold Club (members who have initiated transactions with annual aggregate value(s) of $1,000,000 or more, which have been successfully completed)
- First Vice President for The Traffic Club of Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Continues to be One of the Top Performing Industrial Markets in the U.S.

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 15:08:18 +0000
Philadelphia is well-positioned in the Northeast to flourish in the industrial sector in 2017. With a centralized position in the Boston-New York-Washington, D.C. corridor, Philadelphia has capitalized on its superb location to firmly establish itself as a distribution hub leading to sustained positive momentum in all key market sectors. The e-Commerce market has been experiencing

NAI Mertz of PA Inks Over One Million Square Feet in Commercial Sale and Lease Transactions in 2016

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 17:06:18 +0000
NAI Mertz of PA, a leading full-service commercial real estate firm serving northeastern Pennsylvania, ended 2016 completing over 1,000,000 square feet in industrial, office and retail sale and lease transactions. The NAI Mertz of PA sales team of Dave Weaver, vice president; Steve Cole, sales associate; and Fred Meyer, SIOR, director of corporate services were

NAI Mertz Appointed Exclusive Leasing Agent for Oxford Court Business Center in Langhorne, Pa.

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:51:45 +0000
NAI Mertz, a leading full-service commercial real estate firm serving southern New Jersey and greater Philadelphia, has been awarded an exclusive leasing assignment for Oxford Court Business Center in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Zena Charokopos, Vice President, is marketing the property on behalf of the owner, Sky Management Services. “Oxford Court Business Center offers a carefully calibrated mix

NAI Mertz Celebrates 35th Year in Business

Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:45:54 +0000
NAI Mertz, a leading full-service commercial real estate firm serving southern New Jersey and greater Philadelphia, is celebrating its 35th anniversary since Barry Mertz, SIOR, Chief Executive Officer, formed the firm in 1981, with his wife Faye, in Pennsauken, New Jersey. Barry started the company as a commercial real estate brokerage and property management firm

Quick Hits: Interest Rates & Oil Prices

Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:09:59 +0000
Last week’s speech by Fed Chair Janet Yellen offered some clues about the timing of an interest rate rise. It seems September has become a possibility (50% in my eyes), but this will also be determined by Friday’s August employment number. There appears to be a stable supply of capital from banks, portfolio lenders, and

New Commercial Real Estate Listings – Dec. 18

Fri, 18 Dec 2015 07:27:18 +0000
‘Tis the season for retail! Fittingly we have two new retail listings that can check off every item on the wish list of a retailer – high traffic locations, great visibility, and excellent demographics. Newly Constructed Retail / Office Plaza Address: 364 Berlin Cross Keys Road | Williamstown, NJ A 2,100± SF retail / office suite is available

New Listings: 12/6 – 12/11

Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:39:20 +0000
New commercial real estate listings throughout southern New Jersey, greater Philadelphia and northeastern PA this week at NAI Mertz: 56,500 SF Warehouse for Lease Address: 1660 Suckle Highway | Pennsuaken, NJ Broker(s):  Scott Mertz | +856.234.9600 14-38 AC in Hazelton Address: Oak Ridge Rd & Green Mountain Road | Hazle Township, PA Broker(s):  Dave Weaver & Steve Cole | +5700.820.7700 Former Big

Fri, 04 Dec 2015 15:56:52 +0000
New commercial real estate listings at NAI Mertz this week throughout southern New Jersey and greater Philadelphia: Office/Retail Development Opportunity Address: 1324-1326 N Delaware | Paulsboro, NJ 08066 Broker(s):  Julie Kronfeld & John Brown | +856.234.9600 Office/Flex in Bensalem Address: 984 Bristol Pike | Bensalem, PA 19020 Broker(s): Jeff Licht & Adam Lashner | +1 215.396.2900 Office/Flex in Trevose Address: 210 Andrews Road | Trevose, PA 19053 Broker(s): Jeff

New Listings 11/2 – 11/6

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 15:25:27 +0000
New commercial real estate listings at NAI Mertz this week throughout southern New Jersey and greater Philadelphia: Office/Retail at Route 38 at Chestnut Street Address: 100 Chestnut Street | Cherry Hill, NJ Broker(s): Jeff Sloan | +856.234.9600 New Availabilities at Eastgate Business Center Address: Gaither Drive | Mount Laurel, NJ Broker(s): Rebecca Ting & Julie Kronfeld | +856.234.9600 120,000 SF Distribution Warehouse Coming Q3 2016 Address: 300 Bordentown-Hedding

New Listings: 10/26 – 10/30

Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:48:04 +0000
Downtown Woodbury Office Building for Sale Address: 28 Cooper St | Woodbury, NJ Broker(s): Rebecca Ting & Julie Kronfeld | +856.234.9600 12,000 SF Office Building for Sale or Lease Address: 3140-3160 Tremont Ave | Trevose, PA 19053 Broker(s): Zena Charokopos | +1 215.396.2900 Newly Renovated Warehouse with Fenced Yard for Lease Address: 9105 Collins Avenue | Pennsauken, NJ Broker(s): John Brown & Scott Mertz | +856 234 9600 Medical/Office/Retail