Partner, East Region
Eugene Preston is a Partner of Dermody Properties based in Chatham, NJ. He is responsible for all land and building acquisitions, build-to-suit projects, development activities, and asset management in the Eastern United States.
Previously, Mr. Preston was Managing Principal at Woodmont Industrial Partners, LLC responsible for the company’s acquisitions and operations. Prior to forming Woodmont Industrial Partners he was Senior Vice President at Prologis where he directed development and acquisition activities the company’s Northeastern Region which included New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia. Mr. Preston has also held senior management positions at Higgins Development Partners and Rockefeller Group Development Corporation. Collectively, Mr. Preston has developed or acquired over 14.5 million square feet of industrial space.
Mr. Preston is a long time Trustee of the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP and currently serves as the chapter’s Vice President of Public Affairs. He is a member of NAIOP’s Industrial Development V National Forum. He is New Jersey Licensed Real Estate Salesman and is a member of SIOR and its New Jersey Chapter. Mr. Preston is a long-term supporter of the Boy Scouts of America and currently serves as the Charter Organization Representative for Troop 1 in Mendham, NJ.
Mr. Preston holds a MBA in Finance from New York University and a B. S. in Accounting from West Virginia University.