Simone Development Companies Appoint Roger Merriman as Senior Vice President of Construction and Jeremy Schwartz as Director of Leasing

Real Estate In-Depth | January 9, 2023

Roger Merriman

Simone Development Companies of the Bronx has appointed two real estate industry veterans to senior positions in its construction and leasing departments. Roger Merriman is Simone Development’s new Senior Vice President of Construction and Jeremy Schwartz is Director of Leasing. These executives possess years of experience in the real estate industry and have worked with leading real estate companies in the tri-state area.

“Roger and Jeremy bring impressive backgrounds and skills to the Simone team in the realms of construction management, leasing, property marketing, underwriting and property portfolio management,” said Joseph Simone, President of Simone Development Companies. “Both of these individuals will help us strategically position ourselves for future growth as we build our operational capacity and scalability.”

Jeremy Schwartz

Prior to joining Simone Development, Merriman served as Vice President of Construction at SL Green Realty Corp., where he managed a team of professionals, consultants, and contractors on construction projects for the largest commercial real estate portfolio in New York City. Schwartz formerly worked as Assistant Vice President of Leasing at Urstadt Biddle Properties, where he successfully transacted on more than 300,000 square feet of space. He also managed the leasing and marketing of over 1.5 million square feet of grocery-anchored shopping centers and office buildings throughout the tri-state area.