Since 1961, First Real Estate Investment Trust of New Jersey (FREIT) has been an equity real estate investment trust that takes pride in its investment portfolio. Whether apartment communities, shopping centers and commercial buildings, or mixed-use developments, every project we invest in is for the long-term. This is our focus.

We conduct our operations in compliance with the requirements for qualifying as a real estate investment trust pursuant to the Federal Internal Revenue Code. As a result, we receive favorable tax treatment as provided under the tax code.

Our impressive record of performance over the last four decades is a tribute to the outstanding efforts made by Hekemian & Co.,Inc., a real estate management and brokerage company that has managed FREIT's assets since its inception.

ROBERT S. HEKEMIAN, JR.

Robert S. Hekemian, Jr. has served as a Trustee since 2007, and he was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Trust in April 2018 following the retirement of Robert S. Hekemian as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Trust. Mr. Hekemian was additionally appointed to the office of President of the Trust in February 2019.

Mr. Hekemian has been involved in real estate activities for over 35 years, including property management, leasing, mortgage financing, construction and acquisitions of residential and commercial properties located throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. He has served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Hekemian & Co. since 2004, and is a member of the Executive Committee of Hekemian & Co. From 1983 to 2003, Mr. Hekemian served as Executive Vice President of Hekemian & Co.

Mr. Hekemian is principally responsible for identifying real estate acquisitions and evaluating the performance of the real estate properties managed by Hekemian & Co. with a view toward maintaining or altering management and/or leasing strategies. Mr. Hekemian also serves on the Boards of Directors of Oritani Bank and Oritani Financial Corp., the holding company for the bank, and the New York Philharmonic. Mr. Hekemian is Chairman of the Bergen Community College Foundation. He is a Member of the Board of Governors, Hackensack University Medical Center, and a Trustee of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation.


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