Hackensack, N.J. (January 24, 2018) – NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based full-service commercial real estate firm, has announced that Steve Pastor, Vice President of NAI James E. Hanson’s Global Supply Chain & Ports/Rail Logistics Practice, has been named the Chair of NAI Global’s 2018 Industrial Council. Pastor has served as the NAI Global Industrial Chair since 2015.

As Vice President of NAI James E. Hanson’s Global Supply Chain & Ports/Rail Logistics Practice, Pastor consults for a range of national clients to create opportunities to optimize their supply chain-oriented real estate assets and portfolios to increase efficiency and profitability. Pastor currently represents Norfolk Southern, Kansas City Southern, and BNSF, which are all Class One Railroads, and assists to streamline their national networks of inland port and port-related real estate assets. Pastor’s depth of experience and straight forward approach to serving his clients has enabled him to become one of the foremost experts and consultants in the industry.

“Steve’s deep experience in all facets of local and global industrial real estate make this a natural role for him,” said Jay Olshonsky, President of NAI Global. “Our professionals will continue to benefit from his expertise and vision and leadership.”

The NAI Global Councils focus on elevating the qualified competency of its professionals and ensuring consistent service delivery across the organization. The Councils are committed to fostering partnership and cooperation among NAI firms through enabling sharing of best practices, including presentations, proposals, documents, collateral, tools and techniques. The Councils work to create value-based programming at meetings and conventions, develop networking forums, and deliver content via web conferences and industry events.

“It is a tremendous honor to be named as the Chair of the NAI Global Industrial Council for the fourth time,” added Pastor. “The growth of e-commerce and the increasingly interconnected nature of national and global commerce has placed a renewed emphasis on the need for strategic real estate consultants who can provide expert counsel to clients on their real estate needs across the world. The NAI Global Industrial Council offers the opportunity for industry experts from across the nation to collaborate and continue to provide the high level of client service that our clients have grown to expect from the NAI network.”

About NAI James E. Hanson

Since 1955, NAI James E. Hanson has been a leading independent full-service brokerage commercial real estate and property management firm serving a diverse client list. NAI Hanson offers its clients strategic solutions and provides comprehensive value-added services such as office, industrial and retail brokerage, investment sales, land sales, management, government services and financing expertise.

NAI Hanson is also one of the original members of NAI Global, an international commercial real estate network with over 400 offices spanning the globe. For more information on NAI James E. Hanson, contact William C. Hanson, SIOR, at the company’s Hackensack office at 201-488-5800 or visit www.naihanson.com.

About NAI Global

NAI Global is a leading global commercial real estate brokerage firm. NAI Global offices are leaders in their local markets and work in unison to provide clients with exceptional solutions to their commercial real estate needs. NAI Global has more than 400 offices strategically located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia Pacific, with over 7,000 local market professionals, managing in excess of over 425 million square feet of property.  Annually, NAI Global completes in excess of $20 billion in commercial real estate transactions throughout the world.