Chairman and Chief Operating Officer
Miles Berger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is responsible for spearheading The Berger Organization’s overall residential, hospitality and commercial operations encompassing more than 1 million square feet of space. Credited as a visionary and catalyst for Newark’s renaissance, he acquired the company’s first property, the Newark Holiday Inn, on March 3, 1976, from New England Mutual Insurance Co. The dated building has recently been demolished and the three-acre property is slated for development as a mixed-use transportation hub complex.
Over the years, Miles has acquired more than a dozen hotel and commercial properties throughout Newark, where he has spearheaded several prominent commercial real estate development projects, and other burgeoning Northern New Jersey cities, including Jersey City and East Orange. His deep appreciation for Ne’s rich history and personal, unwavering commitment to restoring New Jersey’s largest city to its past brilliance serves as the foundation for the company’s concentrated real estate acquisitions throughout the city and the employment of more than 220 local residents.
Miles’ interest in the future of Newark extends beyond the firm’s real estate holdings to his involvement with numerous organizations. He has been recognized for his professional and personal efforts with Newark’s Businessperson of the Year Award as well as community service honors from the Newark Police Department, Coalition of 100 Black Women, Hispanic Law Enforcement of Essex County and Newark Emergency Services for Families.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer/Berger & Berger
Solomon Berger, Chairman and Chief Executive Director of Berger & Berger, directs oversight of the company’s portfolio of approximately 600 units of hospitality, retail and residential space located throughout Queens and Bronx, N.Y. He is also involved in an advisory capacity at the New Jersey properties. An industry veteran since 1953, Solomon has been instrumental in strategic planning and property acquisitions throughout this outer-borough submarket. He also possesses extensive experience in rendering property management and tenant services.
Bruce Berger, President,oversees all of The Berger Organization’s investment and development activities, including asset management and strategic planning. A veteran of the hospitality industry with more than 30 of years experience, he also is involved with leasing at the company’s commercial office properties. He has been instrumental in propelling the company to the forefront of Newark’s revitalization and elevating the level of on-site owner-managed services offered at each of The Berger Organization’s properties.
Brendan Berger, Vice President, manages The Berger Organization’s Newark Park Place portfolio, which exceeds 500,000 square feet, including the luxurious Best Western Robert Treat Hotel; Robert Treat Center/Fifty Park Place; Ten Park Place/Fireman’s Insurance Company Building; and Sixty Park Place/Military Park Building. His strategic oversight responsibilities include supervising all property leasing and management services, including lease administration, review and negotiations; facility and construction management; upgrades and retrofits; market analysis; design and transaction support. He also possesses extensive experience and proficiency in the latest property management applications and the use of a variety of software platforms.
President/Berger & Berger
Benjamin Berger, President of Berger & Berger, is responsible for supervising the daily management operations at the company’s 10 properties located throughout Queens and Bronx, N.Y. In this role, he supervises each of the on-site management teams and spearheads marketing efforts at each of the buildings. He also serves in an executive administrator position for New Jersey properties. He joined the company in 1992.