NAI James E. Hanson’s Russell J. Verducci Recognized as Top 50 Broker Under 40 by Real Estate Forum

Oct 31, 2016

Hackensack, N.J. (October 31, 2016) – NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based full service commercial real estate firm, has announced that Associate Vice President, Russell J. Verducci, has been named to Real Estate Forum’s Top 50 Under 40. The award profiles the best and brightest professionals of the next generation who are making strides in the commercial real estate industry.

Verducci joined NAI Hanson in 2005 and has had a significant impact at the company since that time. Specializing in industrial assets in the northern New Jersey marketplace with a focus on logistics and site selection, Verducci is a valuable member of the NAI Hanson team. Over the past two years, he has brokered many newsworthy sales and leases, including a 352,000 square-foot industrial lease in Newark, N.J., a 4-acre land lease in Kearny, N.J., a 16,000 square-foot industrial lease in Jersey City, N.J., and most recently the sale of a 30,000-sqaure-foot professional building in downtown Jersey City, N.J.

“Russ embodies our core values of honesty, integrity and accountability,” said William C. Hanson, SIOR, President of NAI James E. Hanson. “It has always been our mission to amass a roster of the industry’s top commercial real estate professionals, dedicated to providing our clients with unrivaled service and innovative solutions. Russ has made significant contributions to our company and has an impressive track record of successful transactions. Being recognizes by Real Estate Forum’s Top 50 Under 40 is a testament to Russ’ hard work and expertise and we’re to have him as part of the NAI Hanson family.”

“This recognition means a lot to me,” said Verducci. “It’s humbling to be recognized for my hard work and to be included among so many of my peers that I greatly respect. It’s also very rewarding to see my hard work pay off and have my expertise recognized by Real Estate Forum. NAI Hanson has provided me with a supportive environment that has encouraged my professional growth and has allowed me to build a career that I am proud of today.”

Verducci represents local and corporate tenants and landlords throughout northern New Jersey with a primary focus on port-related industrial properties along the Turnpike Corridor. He serves as a Commissioner on the Jersey City Board of Redevelopment, the largest and oldest redevelopment agency in New Jersey. He is also an active member of the Industrial & Office Real Estate Brokers Association (IOREBA), the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), the National Association of Realtors (NAR), and is involved with the Newark Regional Business Partnership, the Urban Land Institute (ULI) and Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and resident of Edgewater, N.J.

Real Estate Forum’s 50 under 40 selects 50 individuals who have a solid track record within the commercial real estate business. Professionals are chosen to be recognized by transaction volume as well as their contribution to their company’s overall success.

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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 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

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