Dara NicholsonDirector of Property Management
Dara J. Nicholson, RPA, is the Director of Property Management for Jamestown Commercial Management Company and Jamestown Urban Management. Ms. Nicholson joined Jamestown in 2015 after serving in a consulting role as Jamestown’s Senior Advisor for Property Management for over one year. Prior to joining Jamestown, she held positions of increasing responsibility at Cousins for 27 years. As Senior Vice President for Property Management at Cousins, Ms. Nicholson led the company in transitioning newly acquired properties and oversaw the smooth onboarding and integration of property management employees of real estate firms acquired by Cousins. She was responsible for a 20-million-square-foot portfolio of investment-grade assets, and she produced award-winning plans and programs for Cousins, garnering numerous professional honors. Ms. Nicholson is a past President of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Georgia, and she holds the Real Property Administrator designation.
Alane BerkowitzNortheastern Regional Property Manager
Alane Berkowitz is the Northeastern Regional Property Manager for Jamestown Commercial Management Company. Ms. Berkowitz currently oversees the management of Jamestown’s portfolio in the Northeast. She joined Jamestown in 2004 as general manager of the 1.2 million square-foot Chelsea Market mixed-use development. Ms. Berkowitz has over 25 years of experience in the New York commercial real estate market. She began her career in the corporate real estate departments of Marine Midland Bank and American Express Travel Related Services Company. Ms. Berkowitz then worked for commercial real estate owners, including Silverstein Properties and the pension fund advisory firm RREEF. During her tenure at RREEF, she was responsible for the oversight of several commercial properties, including 745 Fifth Avenue, a prominent Class A office property in Manhattan containing 550,000 square feet. Ms. Berkowitz is a member of REBNY. She graduated from the State University of Albany and obtained a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from New York University.
David FurerVice President of Operations
David Furer is the Vice President of Operations for Jamestown Commercial Management Company. He is focused on developing engineering policies, efficient building operations and maintenance, training and development, and implementing energy and environmental sustainability initiatives at over 20 million square feet of managed assets nationally. Mr. Furer also provides engineering operational oversight for assets managed by Jamestown Urban Management and third party managed properties. He has 27 years of experience in managing and operating mixed-use, office, and retail properties. Prior to joining Jamestown in 2010 Mr. Furer was with Cousins Properties for over 17 years. He served in the United Stated Navy and its Submarine force.