Relationship-Driven Real Estate with Michael Seeve, President of Mountain Development Corporation

Michael Seeve

(photo courtesy of Mountain Development Corporation)

Michael serves as President of Mountain Development Corp. and guides the firm’s activities in close coordination with its executive team, professionals, and partners. Michael provides strategic leadership for the firm and works actively on many of the firm’s projects.

Michael is a past president of the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, the State’s leading advocacy association for the commercial real estate development industry. The organization, which currently has more than 700 members just in New Jersey, focuses on public land use issues, professional advancement, and industry best practices.

Michael serves as Chairman of the Board of William Paterson University, one of the State’s public higher education institutions and is a past Chairman of the University’s Foundation. Michael serves on the State of New Jersey Uniform Construction Code Advisory Board. He is also a past Chairman of the Paterson Special Improvement District, a public private partnership active in the central business district of the State’s third largest City.

Michael is a past Chairman of the former Barnert Hospital Foundation. He has been recognized as a Distinguished Friend in 2015 at William Paterson University’s annual gala, as Barnert Hospital’s “Man of the Year” at their 2006 gala, and included in the “Forty under 40” lists by NJ BIZ and Real Estate New Jersey magazine.

Michael is a 1992 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife Veronica and their two sons.


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