Bronx, New York (PRWEB) July 11, 2012
Real estate executive Joseph Deglomini, Jr. has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Bronx Council of Boy Scouts of America, one of the nation’s oldest and largest youth service organizations, dedicated to putting young people on a path toward more conscientious, responsible and productive lives.
“We are thrilled to welcome Joe Deglomini, Jr., to the Board of Directors of the Bronx Council of the Boy Scouts, where his accomplishments as a successful businessman and dedicated father will enable him to make significant contributions to the growth and stability of the organization’s offerings in New York City,” said Joseph Kelleher, the Bronx Council’s president.
Joseph Deglomini Jr., a principal of Simone Development of the Bronx, is among the most accomplished real estate owners and developers in New York. With partner Joseph Simone, Joseph Deglomini invests in office, medical, retail and industrial real estate throughout the five boroughs. Simone Development currently boasts a portfolio of more than 5 million square feet of commercial real estate, and has an additional 900,000 square feet in various stages of planning, construction, leasing and delivery to the market.
"I am honored to join the Board of Directors of the Bronx Council of Boy Scouts of America. This is an outstanding organization that provides exceptional programs for our youth," said Joseph Deglomini Jr.
As a member of the Board, Joseph Deglomini Jr. will help guide the organization’s local activities locally, including the execution of the national scouting mandate to help mold the future leaders of this country by combining educational activities and lifelong values with fun.
In addition to his career in real estate, Joseph Deglomini Jr. has a long track record of service to the community. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Bronx Chamber of Commerce and a member of the Board of Directors of the Westchester Square District Management Association, the organization responsible for managing the Westchester Square Business Improvement District. As a principal of Simone Development, Joseph Deglomini Jr. also serves as host to many important community events and organizations within his properties, including the Bronx landmark Hutchinson Metro Center.
Simone Development Companies is a full service real estate investment company specializing in the acquisition and development of office, retail, industrial and residential properties in the tri-state area. Led by principals Joseph Simone and Joseph Deglomini, Jr., the privately held company owns and manages an extensive range of commercial projects from multi-building office parks to retail and industrial space in the Bronx, Westchester County, Queens, Long Island and Connecticut. The company’s largest and most successful development is the 42-acre Hutchinson Metro Center office complex located directly off the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx. The first two phases of the complex, which comprise nearly 750,000 square feet of Class A office and medical space, are fully leased. A third building of 280,000 square feet is scheduled to break ground this summer. Headquartered in the Bronx, the company’s portfolio of more than 100 real estate properties totals over 5 million square feet of development space.