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The Hampshire Companies Announces Promotion of John Durso to Head of Development

Morristown, N.J.

The Hampshire Companies, a full service, private real estate investment firm, announces the promotion of John Durso to Head of Development.  In his new role, Durso will oversee Hampshire’s development activity in the industrial, residential, office, self-storage and retail sectors.

Since joining Hampshire in 2003, Durso has held numerous roles overseeing the firm’s property management, transactional management, asset management, and portfolio management services. In each of these roles, Durso has gained a depth of knowledge surrounding the development process that has allowed him to successfully determine the most effective strategies to maximize value in a wide range of development projects. Recently, Durso oversaw the construction of Fox Rothschild’s new headquarters at 49 Market Street in Morristown, N.J. Durso will leverage his diverse experience at Hampshire to streamline the firm’s robust national development pipeline and continue to create efficiencies and maximize value in each project the company pursues.

“For 16 years, John has been an instrumental part of our team as his entrepreneurial spirit and deep expertise have allowed him to seamlessly step into a wide range of roles within our firm,” said Deborah Paige Hanson, Principal, Executive VP & Fund Manager. “John’s passion for real estate and his knowledge surrounding all aspects of the development process will enable him to continue to deliver the results that have consistently made him a standout member of the Hampshire team throughout his career. We congratulate John on this much deserved promotion and look forward to his continued strong contributions in our current and future projects.”

Durso is a graduate of James Madison University. While attending James Madison University he competed as part of their NCAA Division 1 wrestling program. Durso has also competed internationally as a representative of the US National Cycling Team. 

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About The Hampshire Companies
The Hampshire Companies is a full-service, private real estate firm based in Morristown, New Jersey. The Hampshire Companies is a vibrant, dynamic organization that combines creative vision and superior execution, thereby enabling it to create and enhance value in real estate investments. Additional information on The Hampshire Companies is available online at HampshireRE.com.

Media Contact:
Dan Johnson
R&J Strategic Communications