About Gretchen S. Wilcox

Gretchen S. Wilcox is the President and Founder of G.S. Wilcox & Co. She oversees all aspects of the firm, providing leadership and guidance to achieve the objectives of its clients. Gretchen is also involved with numerous professional and philanthropic associations, serving as a Trustee for the New Jersey chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, and also as a member on the organization’s national board. She also served on the Board of Directors for the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce for more than a decade and is on the board of Strategic Mortgage Alliance (SAM). Gretchen also currently serves on the advisory board executive committee for the Center for Real Estate at Rutgers Business School. In 2011, Gretchen received the Pillar Award from NAIOP and has twice been named by NJ Biz as one of the 50 most powerful people in commercial real estate in New Jersey. She also received the “Community Impact Award” from Crossing Boarders in 2009 and in 2008 was appointed by the Governor of New Jersey to serve on his real estate counsel. That same year, Gretchen received the Financial Tribute award from Boy Scouts of America, and was named a “Woman of Influence” by Forum magazine. Gretchen was also named one of the “Top 50 Women in Business” by NJ Biz in 2005. Gretchen has two children and is heavily involved with the Daniel J. Wilcox Memorial fund, a fund named in honor of her late husband that provides aid to victims of domestic violence in New Jersey. A graduate of Babson College with a double major in Finance and Quantitative Methods.

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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.



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To purchase Gala Tickets, Journal Placements or Gem Sponsorship: download, print, complete & return the Gala Ticket/Journal Placement/Gem Sponsorship Purchase Form & Specs

Offer your congratulations! We hope you will join us in recognizing Gretchen S. Wilcox'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 Gretchen and promote your business to the real estate industry's most influential decision makers. The Gala Journal deadline is April 12, 2019. For inspiration, view the 2018 Gala Journal.

Make your presence known! Gala Gem Sponsorships, available at three levels, include tickets, a Gala Journal placement and added benefits. Watch the 2018 Gala highlight video.


Event Details
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
  • The Palace at Somerset Park, 33 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 

  • April 12, 2019  Gala Journal Deadline (print-ready material and payment) and Gem Sponsorship Deadline.
  • May 16 The 32nd Annual Commercial Real Estate Awards Gala.



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