Jeffrey Zygler, senior vice president of national development for Dermody Properties, has been named partner in the company. Zygler is responsible for sourcing and executing Dermody Properties’ e-commerce and build-to-suit projects throughout the U.S. Since joining the company in 2015, he has led the development of two build-to-suit fulfillment centers for Amazon totaling nearly 2 million square feet, and the speculative development of a 1-million-square-foot building in eastern Pennsylvania.
“Jeff’s new title recognizes his significant contributions to the success of Dermody Properties—past, present and future,” said Douglas A. Kiersey, Jr., president of Dermody Properties. “His experience, execution and strong relationships across the nation will continue to benefit our customers, investors and the entire company.”
Prior to joining Dermody Properties, Zygler served as the vice president of development for KTR Capital Partners. While at KTR, Zygler led the development of 8 million square feet in industrial projects valued at over $800 million throughout the United States, including 4.9 million square feet of build-to-suit projects for Amazon, and the acquisition of 3 million square feet of industrial real estate.
“Dermody Properties is fortunate to have Jeff as part of our team,” said Timothy Walsh, partner and chief investment officer. “He has helped grow our build-to-suit portfolio dramatically since he joined us in 2015, and he continues to be a valuable asset to the company.”
Zygler is a member of NAIOP Developing Leaders and NAIOP National Forums – E-commerce II. He holds a B.S. in finance and logistics, transportation and supply chain management from the University of Maryland.
“I am honored to be named partner at Dermody Properties,” said Zygler. “I look forward to continuing to work with my partners across the country to meet our customers’ needs and deliver strong results to our investors.”
Dermody Properties is a national private equity real estate investment, development and management company focused exclusively on the logistics real estate sector.