Marlboro, N.J. – Pierson Commercial, a leading retail-focused commercial real estate brokerage and advisory firm with offices in New Jersey and New York, has announced the appointment of Robert Mackowski to its retail brokerage team. A highly proficient retail leasing and investment sales broker, the Hudson County, N.J., resident has extensive experience representing both landlords and tenants throughout Central and Northern New Jersey.

“Robert has made his mark as one of New Jersey’s premier Gold Coast retail brokers with a transaction record that includes arranging over 130,000 square feet of leases within Hoboken and Jersey City alone,” said Jason Pierson, president. “We are extremely pleased to welcome Robert to the Pierson Commercial team where his skills and expertise will raise the bar for advancing our clients’ growth strategies throughout New Jersey.”

Established in 2011, Pierson Commercial provides a full range of acquisition, disposition and leasing services. The company’s broad client base encompasses institutional property holders and multi-faceted real estate developers as well as more than a dozen regional and national retailers. Pierson Commercial’s retail leasing and property marketing assignments span over 4 MSF of retail space across major downtown redevelopments, ground-up new construction and existing retail shopping centers.

“Known for its ‘client-first’ culture – and a track record of doing just that – Pierson Commercial is a unique firm that encourages an entrepreneurial mindset, offers access to large-corporation-caliber resources and operates in a highly efficient, streamlined manner,” said Mackowski, who joins the company following 10 years with a competitive national brokerage firm. “I’ve already hit the ground running and look forward to serving our diverse client roster during this pivotal time.”

A graduate of Rutgers University-New Brunswick, Mackowski has a Bachelor of Science in Business Economics and launched his commercial real estate career as a research associate and economist at The Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY). He holds a New Jersey real estate salesperson license, is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and has earned numerous commercial real estate distinctions. Among these is being named a 2019 Rising Star in Commercial Real Estate by Real Estate Weekly.