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Michael Allen Seeve / President - Mountain Development Corp.

Michael Allen Seeve is the President of Mountain Development Corp. Founded in 1979, MDC has steadily expanded by making opportunistic, long term investments in various locations, urban and suburban, throughout the Northeast. Today, MDC manages a diverse collection of primarily commercial, retail and industrial properties totaling in excess of six million square feet and spanning five States.

Ventures led by MDC include partnerships with some of the nation’s leading pension fund advisors, family offices and individual investors and investments in almost every type of commercial asset class. MDC has successfully completed projects with a high level of complexity, such as:      

  • The conversion of Dun & Bradstreet’s former Murray Hill headquarters into the highly-recognized 360,000 SF Summit Medical Group campus; and
  • The Mountain Technology Center in Clifton; a former 180,000 SF laboratory building which was converted into a data center together with 2PK, a new, ground up 215,000 SF data center which MDC developed out of the ground with Telx (now Digital Realty Trust); and
  • The repositioning of the 400,000 SF former Organon (Merck) headquarters in Roseland, New Jersey with anchor tenants Lowenstein, Sandler and Connell, Foley.  
  • Bryant Park Studios, a leading contemporary casual showroom property on Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan and a New York City registered landmark property.

Recent new development projects include 19 and 21 Roszel Road, two class A office buildings in West Windsor, the first of which was developed for lead tenant Hill Wallack. Recent acquisitions include Harbor Square in Stamford, CT, 26 Main Street in Chatham, NJ, 600 Parsippany Road in Parsippany, 41 Spring Street in New Providence and 67 Walnut Avenue in Clark, NJ.  

More detailed information about MDC can be found on our website: MDC is firmly committed to the communities in which it invests.

Michael is a past President of the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, which is the State’s leading trade association for the commercial real estate development industry. The organization, which currently represents more than 900 members in New Jersey, focuses on advocacy, professional advancement and industry best practices.

Michael serves as a public Trustee and Chairman of William Paterson University, one of the State’s public higher education institutions and is a past Chairman of the University’s Foundation. He also serves on the NJ Department of Community Affairs Code Uniform Construction Code Advisory Board. He is 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 Barnert Hospital Foundation and the Alexander Hamilton Charter School.

Michael was recognized in 2015 at William Paterson’s annual Legacy Gala. He was honored at the American Conference on Diversity at their annual real estate luncheon in 2012 and served as the moderator for the United Way real estate luncheon in 2014. Michael was recognized as Barnert Hospital’s Man of the Year at their 2006 Gala and, in 2006, was named one of “Forty under 40” by NJ BIZ, and received the same recognition in 2005 from Real Estate New Jersey magazine.  

He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992 and lives in Upper Montclair, New Jersey with his wife Veronica and their two sons.

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