The SREA Team
James L. Paterno
In the Office
SREA was founded by James L. Paterno in January of 2005. Since starting SREA, Mr. Paterno has guided the Company’s investment efforts and advisory practice and set the tone for a warm and supportive workplace. Jim is proud of SREA’s corporate culture and environment. He is particularly proud of SREA being recognized as one of Philadelphia’s Best Places to Work in 2018.
Prior to establishing SREA, Mr. Paterno was a partner at The Rubenstein Company where he served as President of The Rubenstein Brokerage Group and oversaw leasing and management of the company’s 6.5 million square foot, class “A,” office building portfolio.
Before his tenure with The Rubenstein Company, Mr. Paterno served as Managing Director and Regional Leasing Manager at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), a multi-national real estate investment and consulting company. While at JLL, Mr. Paterno was responsible for overseeing the company’s growth in Pennsylvania, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Virginia, Maryland and Southern New Jersey. He also supervised leasing, property management and asset management of the region’s 14 million square foot portfolio for a vast array of national and international clients, such as TIAA-CREF, the University of Pennsylvania, General Electric, Royal Bank of Scotland and RREEF.
Prior to joining JLL, Mr. Paterno was a partner at The Rubin Organization and served as Senior Vice President of PREIT-Rubin, the leasing and management affiliate of The Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust and The Rubin Organization. There he was responsible for the leasing, property management and asset management of nearly 4 million square feet of office space, and 600,000 square feet of industrial properties positioned throughout 4 states and coordinated all advisory and tenant representation services for the firm’s corporate clients.
Outside the Office
Outside of the office, Mr. Paterno has served as Chairman of the Board of Advisors of Students Run Philly Style, a Member of the Board of Trustees of Project Home, a Member of the Board of Advisors of the National Nursing Center Consortium, a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Please Touch Museum, and is currently a Member of the Board for The Center City District Foundation.
Mr. Paterno graduated from Dickinson College with a degree in Political Science. He has been a guest speaker at The Wharton School, the DiLella School of Real Estate at Villanova University, and Temple University.
When Mr. Paterno is not in the office, he can be found trail running in the Wissahickon, golfing with friends, reading, or spending time with his sons Matt and Christopher.
Charles has had many years of experience in the maintenance and engineering fields with prior titles such as a Maintenance Director, Building Engineer, and Maintenance Tech.
He has worked on all types of plumbing, and is also capable of troubleshooting all types of HVAC units including water cool chillers, RTU, boilers and PTACS.
Jacklyn D. Hadzor
In the Office
Jacklyn D. Hadzor joined Stockton Real Estate Advisors in November of 2012. As Marketing Manager, Mrs. Hadzor handles all marketing, managing the company website, and social media responsibilities. Mrs. Hadzor plans and executes all of Stockton events including tenant appreciation events, client cocktail parties and happy hours, brokerage events, and Stockton “Mandatory Fun Days.” Mrs. Hadzor recently redesigned and launched Stockton’s new website, www.StocktonREA.com. In addition to managing Stockton’s marketing, Mrs. Hadzor supports Stockton’s leasing team with day-to-day duties including drafting and editing proposals, creating marketing brochures and flyers, and drafting and executing client deliverables.
Prior to joining SREA, Mrs. Hadzor served as an account manager at Johnson Matthey, handling precious metal accounts.
Outside the Office
When she is not directing Stockton’s marketing campaigns, Jackie enjoys seeing live music, spending time with friends and family, and attending Philadelphia sports events. Jackie is a dedicated volunteer, serving on the volunteer committee for the Young Professionals Council and as a “Big Sister” for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Jackie resides in South Philadelphia with her husband, dog, Bella, and cat, Ellie.
Jackie graduated from The University of Rhode Island, where she played Division I Field Hockey.
Andrew “Drew” Maristch III recently joined Stockton Real Estate Advisors in December of 2018. He holds his real estate license in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and he brings 18 years of real estate experience to the company. At SREA, Mr. Maristch will serve as a director of the firm’s tenant representation and corporate advisory disciplines.
Before joining Stockton, Mr. Maristch was Vice President of Corporate Services and Portfolios at Wolf Commercial Real Estate (“WCRE”), where he specialized in corporate representation and tenant advisory. He was part of a leadership team that focused on expanding the company’s presence in the Southeastern Pennsylvania market.
Prior to his tenure at WCRE, Mr. Maristch was the Director of Leasing and Corporate Operations at alphabroder, where he managed a diverse national real estate portfolio consisting of warehouse, call center, corporate office, and retail space. His main responsibilities were site selection, space planning, contract negotiation, relocation, subleasing, and property management
Outside the Office
When he is not in the office, Mr. Maristch is most likely seeking out new dining experiences, cheering on Philly sports teams, or playing ice hockey. He currently serves as a Board Officer of the Alzheimer’s Association Delaware Valley Chapter. Mr. Maristch received his B.S. in Business Administration at Thomas Edison State University, where he’s active as an “Alumni Ambassador”, providing mentorship and guidance to current students.
Ed has recently joined Stockton as Director – Corporate Real Estate Services and will be focusing on growing its Tenant Representation business and workplace of the future initiatives. Over the past three years, Ed has been Chief Real Estate Officer of Benjamin’s Desk, the Philadelphia based coworking company. During his tenure, Ed crafted creative office leases to allow Benjamin’s Desk to grow from 1 location and 6,200 SF, to 7 commercial locations and 73,000 SF within a two-year period. Featured buildings include The Curtis Center, 1608 Walnut, University 2.0, and Ambler Yards. Ed has developed metrics and models to assist companies in evaluating innovation spaces and distributed work programs.
During his career in Corporate Real Estate, Ed has been manager of the DuPont Company’s Corporate Real Estate Division, co-founder of Jackson-Cross Corporate Real Estate Services, Senior Managing Director Julien J. Studley, President and co-founder the Staubach Company of Pennsylvania, and Partner in McConnell Johnson Real Estate/Sun Energy Partners, LLC. In these positions, Ed has represented firms in over 12.5 million SF of office and industrial space. He has also performed six corporate strategic plans and has been lead or co-lead broker on a dozen corporate headquarters assignments. While affiliated with McConnell/Sun Energy, Ed was responsible for selling, planning and overseeing 50 MW of commercial rooftop Solar Energy.
Ed holds his undergraduate degree from Villanova University, and a MBA in Finance from Widener University.
Frank S. Palestini
Frank S. Palestini joined SREA in February 2014 as Operations Supervisor. Mr. Palestini performs repair and maintenance services and coordinates the placement of third-party vendor work orders at properties under SREA’s management.
As a general construction professional, with over 37 years of experience, Mr. Palestini possesses a strong knowledge of commercial construction and remodeling techniques.
Over the course of his vast career, Mr. Palestini has held job-site foreman and field superintendent positions with Driscoll, Nason and Cullen Inc., Turner Construction, Fastrack Construction, Clemens Construction and Altman Carpentry.
Spare time: Accomplished woodworker, avid pool player and enjoys fine dining.