NAI James E. Hanson
10 Lanidex Plaza West - Suite 100
Parsippany, NJ United States 07054
t201-240-2102 m201-280-4429 f201-240-2103
W. Joshua
Levering, SIOR
Senior Vice President

Specialties: Investment, Office

Scope of Service Experience
W. Joshua Levering, SIOR (Josh) has been a commercial real estate broker and advisor for 25-plus years. Josh has been most active in the Northern New Jersey and tri-state region. Josh joined the NAI James E. Hanson team with the directive of adding depth to the firm's office leasing and investment activities in New Jersey and throughout the NAI international network. Josh has consistently been recognized as a top producer and has an outstanding reputation for thoroughly understanding the many intricate facets of the industry.
Background & Experience
Josh began his career at CB Richard Ellis and worked in both the Hackensack and Parsippany offices from 1980-1994. Thereafter, he was a Senior Managing Director of Newmark & Company Real Estate(now Newmark Grubb Knight Frank) from 1994-2001. In this position, he served as advisor and negotiator for both local and national tenants, owners, developers, and other entities requiring commercial real estate expertise. Prior to joining NAI James E. Hanson in 2006, Josh was the Executive Vice President of Weichert Commercial Brokerage, Inc. where he was responsible for overseeing a team of office leasing and sales associates in the company's multiple regional centers through out New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.

Various noteworthy clients and customers represented included AT&T, Goya Foods, Nippon Express, State of New Jersey, Union Camp, Dean Witter, Jacoby & Meyers, First Industrial Realty Trust, Prudential, and Verizon.
University of Florida (1976-1980), BS with a Major in Finance, Minor in Real Estate.
Professional Associations & Designations
SIOR - Society of Industrial & Office Realtors, President of the NJ Chapter 2005
IOREBA - Executive Board Member, Industrial & Office Real Estate Brokers Association of the NY Metropolitan Area, President of Tri-State Chapter 2012-2013
NAIOP - National Association of Industrial & Office Parks
MCEDC - Board of Directors, Morris County Economic Development Corporation
ULI - Urban Land Institute
METROPOLITAN YMCA of the Oranges (NJ’s largest YMCA), Josh is on the Corporate Board of Directors, sits on the Executive Committee, and acts as Chairman of The Buildings & Property Committee ($1 mm annual budget)
HOMECorp - Board of Directors, Homes of Montclair Ecumenical Corporation
MEDC - Past Corporate Board Member, Montclair Economic Development Corporation
NAR - National Association of Realtors
STATE OF NJ Cross Acceptance Committee, Past Member
Transaction History
750,000 SF 744 Broad Street Newark, NJ (O)
327,000 SF Morris Business Campus, Morris Plains, NJ (O)
250,000 SF 3-building portfolio, Lincoln Property Co, NJ (O)
229,000 SF 350/360 Mt. Kemble Corp., Morristown, NJ (O)
225,000 SF 3 bldgs, Goya Foods, Chicago/Boston/Orlando (l)
165,000 SF 281 Washington Street Newark, NJ (O)
67,000 SF 9 Law Drive, Fairfield, NJ (O)
66,000 SF 400 Pompton Turnpike Wayne, NJ (F)
60,000 SF 788 Shrewsbury Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ (O)
52,000 SF 691 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ (O)
49,500 SF 1140-1160 Blvd Commons, Parsippany, NJ (O)
21,500 SF 3 East Office Center, Clifton, NJ (O)
27 Acres, Sheraton Hotels, East Rutherford, NJ (Dev.)
13 Acres & B-T-S 270,000 SF for Goya Foods L.I., NY (I)
326,000 SF Dean Witter Reynolds New York City (O)
245,000 SF Verizon Communications, Newark, NJ (O)
160,000 SF Nippon Express, Secaucus, NJ (I)
76,000 SF State of New Jersey, Pompton Lakes, NJ (O)
60,000 SF Montville Business Center, Montville, NJ (O)
55,000 SF All-State Flooring Fairfield, NJ (Flex)
44,900 SF La Torrainev Coffee, Secaucus, NJ (I)
30,000 SF Pearson Partners, Parsippany, NJ (O)
27,000 SF Aetna Life Insurance, Parsippany, NJ (O)
27,000 SF Drake, Beam, Morin, Parsippany, NJ (O)
17,500 SF US Food & Drug Admin., Jersey City, NJ (O)
16,000 SF Philadelphia Training Centers, Newark, NJ (O)
13,000 SF Thorpe, Thorpe, & Schwartz, W. Orange, NJ (O)
12,500 SF International Office Centers, Rutherford, NJ (O)
11,100 SF Relational Technologies, New York City (O)
10,000 SF Apple Computer, Secaucus, NJ (O)
-Consulted Samsung, USA for development known as Centurion, Fort Lee, NJ over $300 MM project
-Represented Bell Atlantic of NJ (currently Verizon) on 100+ real estate transactions in tri-state, over $100 MM