NEW JERSEY—Livingston, N.J.-based Gebroe-Hammer Associates has named Ken Uranowitz president. Uranowitz is a 37-year industury veteran and was originally hired by the firm in 1975 during its inception.

“Ken Uranowitz embodies the tenets of our iconic founders, who wisely entrusted him to carry forth their vision for continued growth and success in the ever-evolving commercial real estate market,” said Alan Gebro, chairman. “In addition to his extraordinary deal-making achievements that span almost four decades, Ken has become a well-respected mentor whose dedication to imparting Mel Gebroe and Morris Hammer’s teachings upon the next generation of investment brokerage professionals is unrivaled in the industry.”

Originally hired as a sales associate, Uranowitz has set new industry records for sales and the number of units sold, which total in the billions of dollars and thousands of units. He has spearheaded the company’s rise within the multifamily market and overseen the firm’s expansion to new markets throughout the Northeast.

Uranowitz is active in professional programs and associations, including the New Jersey Apartment Association (NJAA) and Property Owners Association (POA).