About Jeffrey J. Milanaik

Jeffrey J. Milanaik is a Principal/Market Officer with Chicago-based Bridge Development Partners, LLC. He opened the Northeast region office in Parsippany in 2014, and is responsible for the acquisition and development of investment-grade industrial buildings that provide opportunities to add value. Bridge has a national pipeline of over 6.0 million square feet of projects; the NJ office is developing over 2.8 million square feet. A former NAIOP NJ President, Milanaik previously served as President/Partner of Heller Industrial Parks, Inc., and has over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate. He serves on the NAIOP Corporate Board of Directors. Learn more about Bridge Development Partners.


About the Award: The NAIOP NJ Impact Award recognizes firms or individuals that have had a significant impact on New Jersey’s commercial and industrial real estate development industry. This award is intended for distinguished industry trendsetters.  See previous honorees.

Join us in honoring Jeff Milanaik

To purchase Gala Tickets, Journal Placements or Gem Sponsorship: download, print, complete & return the Gala Ticket/Journal Placement/Gem Sponsorship Form & Specs.

Offer your congratulations! We hope you will join us in recognizing Jeff Milanaik's accomplishments with a congratulatory placement in the Gala Journal (view the 2016 Gala Journal). The award recipients are showcased in the Gala Journal, a lasting keepsake of this special evening. This is your opportunity to offer your congratulations to Jeff and Bridge Development Partners, and to promote your business to the real estate industry's most influential decision makers.  Gala Journal deadline is April 12. For inspiration, see the 2017 Gala Journal.

Make your presence known! Although all of our Gala Grand Sponsorships have sold out, we offer Gem Sponsorship packages at three levels. Each includes tickets, a Gala Journal placement and special promotions.

Join the celebration! From the Red Carpet Arrival & Welcome Reception to the Grand Reception to the elaborate Patisserie, Cordials & Cigars, the Gala is always en evening to remember. Your Gala ticket includes parking, the Welcome Reception, the Awards Presentation, the Grand Reception, Cigar Bar, Patisserie & Cordials, Coffee to Go, a copy of the Gala Journal and a Sweet Memento. Tickets sell quickly: please order early to avoid disappointment.

Event Details

  • Thursday, May 10, 2018
  • The Palace at Somerset Park, 33 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873 Directions 
  • 4:00 PM Red Carpet Arrival
  • Welcome Reception
  • Opening Ceremony & Awards Presentation
  • Grand Reception
  • Attire: Black Tie
  • Tickets must be presented for admittance. No tickets will be available for sale at the event.
  • Parking: Upon arrival, you will be directed to valet or self parking, depending upon availability.

All inquiries about the Gala and membership status should be directed to Bonnie Sovinee (732-729-9900).

Deadlines and Dates to Remember

  • April 12 Gala Journal Deadline (print-ready material and payment) and Gem Sponsorship Package Deadline.
  • May 10 The 31st Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala.

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