NAI James E. Hanson
10 Lanidex Plaza West
Parsippany, New Jersey United States 07054
t+1 973 240 2102 m12012804429
W. Joshua
Levering, SIOR
Senior Vice President

Scope of Service Experience

W. Joshua Levering, "Josh" has been a commercial real estate broker and advisor for 25-plus years. Josh has been most active in the Northern New Jersey and Tri-State region. Josh joined the NAI James E. Hanson team with the directive of adding depth to the firm’s leasing and investment activities in New Jersey and throughout the NAI international network (NAI Global). Responsibilities include managing and supervision of all office and sales functions for the Parsippany Office. Josh has consistently been recognized as a top producer and has an outstanding reputation for thoroughly understanding the many intricate facets of the industry.

Background & Experience

Josh began his career at Coldwell Banker Commercial and worked in both the Hackensack and Parsippany offices from 1980-1994. Thereafter, he was a Senior Managing Director of Newmark & Company Real Estate New Jersey (now Newmark Knight Frank) from 1994-2001. In this position, he served as advisor and negotiator for both local and national tenants, owners, developers and other entities requiring commercial real estate expertise. Josh acted as exclusive representative for Bell Atlantic (now Verizon) in the New Jersey area. Prior to joining NAI James E. Hanson, Josh was the Executive Vice President, Office Division of Weichert Commercial Brokerage, Inc. where he was responsible for overseeing a team of office leasing and sales associates in the company’s multiple regional centers throughout New Jersey and Lehigh Valley, PA. Clients and customers represented included AT&T, Goya Foods, Nippon Express, State of New Jersey, Union Camp, Dean Witter, Jacoby & Meyers, First Industrial Realty Trust, Prudential and Verizon. With over 500 successfully completed transactions, h e prides himself on market knowledge, reputation, aggressiveness and being able to understand the many complexities of Commercial Real Estate transactions.


University of Florida, Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Minor in Real Estate

Professional Associations & Designations

SIOR (Society of Industrial and Office Realtor) President of the NJ Chapter 2005

NAIOP (National Association of Industrial and Office Parks)

IOREBA (Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association) - Executive Board Member

MCEDC (Morris County Economic Development Corporation) - Board of Directors

NAR (National Association of Realtors)

ULI (Urban Land Institute)

Metropolitan YMCA of the Oranges - Board of Directors. He also sits on the Executive Committee and acts as Chairman of The Buildings & Property Committee

HOMECorp (Homes of Montclair Ecumenical Corporation) - Board of Directors

MEDC (Montclair Economic Development Corporation) - former Corporate Board Member

State of New Jersey Cross Acceptance Committee - former Member

Transaction History


• 750,000 SF 744 Broad Street Newark, NJ (O)

• 327,000 SF Morris Business Campus, Morris Plains, NJ (O)

• 250,000 SF 3-building office portfolio to Lincoln Property Co, NJ (O)

• 229,000 SF 350/360 Mt. Kemble Corp. Center, Morristown, NJ (O)

• 225,000 SF Three buildings for Goya Foods, Chicago, Boston & Orlando (l)

• 165,000 SF 281 Washington Street Newark, NJ (O)

• 67,000 SF 9 Law Drive, Fairfield, NJ (O)

• 66,000 SF 400 Pompton Turnpike Wayne, NJ (F)

• 60,000 SF 788 Shrewsbury Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ (O)

• 52,000 SF 691 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ (O)

• 49,500 SF 1140-1160 Boulevard Commons, Parsippany, NJ (O)

• 21,500 SF 3 East Office Center, Clifton, NJ (O)

• 27 Acres for Sheraton Hotels, East Rutherford, NJ (Development)

• 13 Acres purchase & B-T-S 270,000 SF for Goya Foods L.I., NY (I)


• 326,000 SF Dean Witter Reynolds New York City (O)

• 245,000 SF Verizon Communications, Newark, NJ (O)

• 160,000 SF Nippon Express, Secaucus, NJ (I)

• 76,000 SF State of New Jersey, Pompton Lakes, NJ (O)

• 60,000 SF Montville Business Center, Montville, NJ (O)

• 55,000 SF All-State Flooring Fairfield, NJ (Flex)

• 44,900 SF La Torrainev Coffee, Secaucus, NJ (I)

• 30,000 SF Pearson Partners, Parsippany, NJ (O)

• 27,000 SF Aetna Life Insurance, Parsippany, NJ (O)

• 27,000 SF Drake, Beam, Morin, Parsippany, NJ (O)

• 17,500 SF US Food and Drug Administration, Jersey City, NJ (O)

• 16,000 SF Philadelphia Training Centers, Newark, NJ (O)

• 13,000 SF Thorpe, Thorpe & Schwartz, Esq. West Orange, NJ (O)

• 12,500 SF International Office Centers, Rutherford, NJ (O)

• 11,100 SF Relational Technologies, New York City (O)

• 10,000 SF Apple Computer, Secaucus, NJ (O)


• Consulted Samsung, USA for development known as Centurion, Fort Lee, NJ over $300 MM project

• Represented Bell Atlantic of NJ (currently Verizon) on 100+ real estate transactions in tri-state, over $100 MM