About Anne Strauss-Wieder

Anne Strauss-Wieder is a nationally recognized expert in freight transportation and logistics, industry analysis, combining economic development with transportation investment, private sector and community involvement, freight projections, economic impact studies, and approaches to project facilitation and development. She currently serves as the Director of Freight Planning at the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. Prior to NJTPA, Anne was the Principal of her freight and economic consultancy, and worked at the Port Authority of NY & NJ, and Conrail. She also developed and teaches a graduate course on Freight and Public Policy at the Rutgers University Bloustein School. She has authored numerous reports and is one of the co-authors of the 2014 NCFRP report, Enhancing US Port Resiliency as Part of Extended Intermodal Supply Chains. Anne has authored numerous reports and publications, and is a frequent speaker at national and regional conferences.

Anne is often found in the field at ports, in industrial space, and at other freight operations. She currently or has previously served in leadership roles in professional organizations such as the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals and the Transportation Research Board. As a member of NAIOP (the commercial and industrial real estate development organization), she is a frequent speaker, member of the I.CON Planning Committee, and Deal of the Year Judge. She is an appointed member of the US Department of Commerce’s Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness and the US Maritime Administration’s Marine Transportation System National Advisory Committee. Anne was a Leadership New Jersey 2010 Fellow. She has a BA and MA in Regional Science from the University of Pennsylvania.



About the Award: NAIOP New Jersey's Industry Service Award recognizes firms or individuals that have made substantial contributions to the commercial and industrial real estate industry in support of the industry's goals.



Join us in honoring Anne Strauss-Wieder

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Offer your congratulations! We hope you will join us in recognizing Anne Strauss-Wieder's accomplishments with a congratulatory placement in the Gala Journal. The award recipients are showcased in the Gala Journal, a lasting keepsake of this special evening. This is your opportunity to offer your congratulations to Anne and promote your business to the real estate industry's most influential decision makers. The Gala Journal deadline is August 5, 2020. For inspiration, view the 2019 Gala Journal.

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Event Details
  • Wednesday, September 9, 2020
  • The Palace at Somerset Park, 333 Davidson Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873 Directions 
  • 4:00 PM Red Carpet Arrival / Champagne Toast
  • Welcome Reception
  • Opening Ceremony & Awards Presentation
  • Grand Reception
  • Attire: Black Tie
  • Tickets must be presented for admittance. No tickets will be available for sale at the event.
  • Parking: Upon arrival, you will be directed to valet or self parking, depending upon availability.

All inquiries about the Gala and membership status should be directed to Donna Laterza (732-729-9900).

Deadlines & Dates to Remember 

  • August 5, 2020 Gala Journal Deadline (print-ready material and payment) and Gem Sponsorship Deadline.
  • September 9 The 33rd Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala.



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