go beyond bricks and mortar to create 'place' and 'pride' and to provide quality communities to people of modest income.
Bordentown, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2010
Community Investment Strategies, a Bordentown, NJ-based real estate development and building company, has named Hazel Gluck as its new president. For over 40 years, Gluck has been known as one of New Jersey's most powerful advocates and effective leaders, according to Christiana Foglio, CEO and owner of Community Investment Strategies (CIS).
"We are fortunate to have Hazel Gluck join our firm," Foglio said. "She brings a wealth of invaluable knowledge to the company." Hazel has been someone I have admired for over 20 years; her joining CIS brings our team to a new level. She went on to say that CIS takes great pride in the highly skilled staff of qualified specialists they have brought together at the company and said, "This talented team demonstrates an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to expanding CIS's leadership role in the Affordable Housing Industry. Hazel will make an excellent addition to our team."
An award-winning company specializing in affordable housing, CIS has completed over 2100 residential units in New Jersey developing over $200 million dollars of affordable housing, during its 16-year history, with numerous additional projects in the development process. According to Foglio, Gluck's vast experience in state government and her impressive record of accomplishments will be instrumental in shaping the future growth of the company.
Gluck began her career in public service as a member of the Lakewood Board of Education. She went on to serve in the New Jersey General Assembly and became a cabinet member of the Kean administration. She has been recognized with such prestigious awards as "Woman of the Year," "Administrator of the Year," "Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award" and Ocean County's "Woman of the Century." She also served in the Whitman administration and is a founding partner of The GluckShaw Group, one of the most well known public affairs firms in the state.
"Hazel's accomplishments are impressive," said Foglio, "She has held the posts of New Jersey Commissioner of Transportation, Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey as well as the executive director of the New Jersey Lottery, to name a few. Her executive experience brings a depth of knowledge to CIS that will benefit the company in every aspect of our business."
In addition to her CIS role, Hazel will continue to remain a partner of the MBI-Gluck Shaw Lobby Firm.
Community Investment Strategies' philosophy is to "go beyond bricks and mortar to create 'place' and 'pride' and to provide quality communities to people of modest income." The company provides a variety of lifestyle options for those 55+ in their communities. The Clare Estate, a restored historic cloister in Bordentown, features condominium living at three different independence levels, assisted living, enhanced care and independent living.
For more information about Community Investment Strategies, visit their website at http://www.cisnj.com.