President of Jacobs Enterprises, has over 25 years experience in real estate development, asset management, consulting, and brokerage. He was a development and leasing/financing executive with Hartz Mountain and the Kaplan Organization before starting JEI in 1990. He was directly involved in the development of over 10 million square feet of projects at these two companies. JEI owns or manages in excess of 1,000,000 square feet under his direction.George holds Masters degrees from both Harvard and Rutgers, and currently serves on a number of boards, including the Adviosry Councils of both Provident Bank and Union Center National Bank, the ICSC Alliance Program (state co-chairman), the Smart Growth Coalition, past president of the Counselors of Real Estate, the State’s Greyfields Task Force, the City of Clifton’s Economic Advisory Committee, Downtown New Jersey, and incoming Board member of the New Jersey Apartment Assoiation. He is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania as a Real Estate Broker and in New Jersey as a Professional Planner.
Controller of Jacobs Enterprises, William has varied background in real estate property management, development, environmental remediation, and media advertising that spans over 20 years. He was previously employed as the controller for Spinnaker Real Estate Partners and its predecessor organization for over 11 years where he supervised daily accounting operation including budgeting, cash flow, and tenant issues, while working closely with the property operations team and senior management. Mr. Santianna is a graduate of Rowan University.