Industry Professional Brings More Than 25 Years of Experience to New Role
NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., Oct. 21, 2015 – Levin Management, one of the nation's leading retail real estate services firms, has announced that Leonard “Len” J. Crescenzo of New Albany, Pa., has joined the company as construction project manager. The North Plainfield-based organization maintains a diverse 95-property, 13 million-square-foot shopping center portfolio primarily centered in the Northeast.
Crescenzo brings more than 25 years of retail construction experience spanning numerous asset classes to his new position, ranging from ground-up shopping center development, multi-retail/big-box stores and restaurants, to commercial and industrial construction. At Levin, he will oversee construction-related projects throughout the company’s Southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and North Carolina portfolio.
“Levin is a retail industry leader, and a firm I always have admired for its outstanding reputation, professionalism and exceptional client service,” said Crescenzo. “The company attracts and retains talented employees, and I am excited for the opportunity to join this dynamic and growing organization. I look forward to contributing to Levin’s success for many years to come.”
Prior to joining Levin Management, Crescenzo held senior operator, senior project manager and director of construction positions at Nine Energy Service/CDK Perforating, National Maintenance and Build Out Co., and Tristate Venture L.P./Fameco Real Estate.
He earned technical certification in mechanical and electrical drafting from Camden County Community College; and technical certification in construction estimating, methods and materials from Rutgers University. Active in his community, Crescenzo is past-president and a member of the Board of Directors for the Sullivan County Kiwanis Club, and is a volunteer with Neighbors Helping Neighbors in Sullivan County.
Levin’s construction-related services range from fitting out individual tenant spaces to renovating, redeveloping and expanding a wide variety of retail and other commercial properties, according to Roy D. Vice, Levin’s vice-president of construction and development. “We are pleased to have someone with Len’s background join our construction team,” he said. “As we continue to grow our portfolio, his depth of experience in all aspects of retail and commercial/industrial construction will be an asset to our company and our clients.”
Levin Management is one of the nation’s leading retail real estate services firms, with a strong focus in the northeastern United States and an owner’s approach to the business. The firm offers a full range of services for a diverse portfolio, including leasing, property management, accounting, construction management and marketing. Levin serves properties ranging from neighborhood, community, lifestyle and power centers, to enclosed malls, street retail, downtown stores and mixed-use projects in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Virginia and North Carolina.