Teterboro, N.J. (February 19, 2019) – NAI James E. Hanson announced that Scott Perkins, SIOR, CCIM and Thomas A. Vetter, SIOR, were recently named President and Vice President of the New Jersey Chapter of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtor’s® (SIOR NJ).

Established in 1971, the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® is recognized worldwide as the leading professional commercial and industrial real estate association. The New Jersey Chapter of SIOR is made up of 75 of the most knowledgeable, experienced, and successful commercial real estate brokerage specialists in the state, ten of which are NAI James E. Hanson brokers.

“I am proud to be a part of New Jersey’s dynamic brokerage community and am deeply honored to receive this prestigious role,” said Perkins. “With the increasing competitiveness of the commercial real estate market in the state, the importance of selecting SIOR designated brokers has never been higher.  I look forward to leading this organization during an exciting time for the commercial real estate industry and building upon over 70 years of deep history.”

Considered to be one of the top commercial real estate brokers in the state, Perkins has been relied upon by leading companies for decades for his market knowledge and ability to successfully negotiate complex and challenging transactions.  In addition to his SIOR designation, Perkins holds the CCIM – Certified Commercial Investment Member, CPM – Certified Property Manager, MCR – Master Corporate Real Estate, RPA – Real Property Administrator, BCCR- Board Certified Corporate Real Estate, SLCR – Senior Leadership Corporate Real Estate, and MRICS – Member Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors designations. He has also received the Morris County Economic Development Corporation’s Real Estate Award, CoStar’s Power Broker Recognition and the Largest Office Sale award from SIOR NJ.

“Having worked with Scott on dozens of transactions throughout our career together at NAI James E. Hanson, I am excited to work with him in leading SIOR NJ this year,” added Vetter. “Through continuing to foster the spirit of collaboration and learning that has defined SIOR for over 70 years, we will enable SIOR designees to continue to be considered the best of the best in commercial real estate.”

Widely regarded as one of the top brokers in the Meadowlands market, Vetter has decades of experience in representing tenants, landlords, buyers, and sellers in industrial transactions. Throughout his career, Vetter has helped sell or lease millions of square feet of industrial space throughout the market. His work has had a direct impact in facilitating the ongoing economic activity of the market through bringing prestigious companies and job creators to the region.