Nyack, NY – November 2014 –John Masserano, Principal of Masserano Real Estate and Consulting, LLC, announces that top producing commercial real estate broker Joseph Lombardi has joined the MREC team. Mr. Lombardi, Founder of Metropolitan Healthcare Properties, LLC, is a medical and dental office development consultant and specializes in creating added value to practices though real estate strategy and operation. By combining his vast experience in all types of properties and transactions with deep market knowledge, he is able to provide his clients with insightful and value-driven real estate services. His expertise enables his clients to accomplish the unique objectives they have for their real estate positions while also creating flexibility and leverage on their behalf.

“We fully expect Joe to hit the ground running and are very pleased to be adding a veteran with his experience,” said Masserano. “We’ve seen how he handles clients, and the quality of professionalism he demonstrates in every phase of customer service. Since he’ll now have the added benefit of MREC branding and technology the sky is his limit.”

Lombardi is a licensed real estate broker in New Jersey and salesperson in New York. He has earned a Certified Leasing Specialist (CLS) designation from the International Council of Shopping Centers and has served and advised on municipal planning boards. He is also currently pursuing a Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) degree from Seton Hall University.

“I’m eager to grow MREC’s line of services and to continue to deliver my clients the highest level of personal service,” said Lombardi, “MREC’s product is by far the most sophisticated and professional office development consulting service there is.”

Since graduating from New York University in 2005 with a BS in Real Estate, Lombardi has covered a lot of ground in the industry and has seen the business from many angles. Starting in finance as a CMBS analyst, he went on to become a commercial property acquisition specialist and managed a 1.2 million square foot retail, shopping center, medical office and commercial land portfolio for a prominent New Jersey developer. Thereafter, Lombardi was the sole leasing representative for a national medical office-building owner. Having been responsible for lease procurement and management of a 1.6 million square foot multi-state portfolio, he was thoroughly engaged in the real estate strategies and operations of many different healthcare providers throughout the country. Most recently, he founded Metropolitan Healthcare Properties, LLC, a full service real estate company specializing in the sale, leasing, investment and management of medical facilities in the New York City metropolitan area.

Lombardi’s office at MREC, located at 10 Parsonage Road, Suite 316, Edison, NJ 08837, can be reached by calling 800.569.4160 x 701 or emailing joe@masseranopractices.com, Visit masseranopractices.com for more information.