The Cameron principals are accustomed to and enjoy working in a demanding and bottom-line oriented environment that requires the creative use of their extensive knowledge and experience to drive profits and increase value.
Joe also headed the development efforts for Township 5 starting with the initial design and RTB through construction and financing.
Prior to forming Cameron Group Joe spent 10 years with the Pyramid Companies holding various levels of responsibility in leasing. In 1999 Joe became Palisades Center Director Of Leasing. Joe managed the leasing strategy, identification of tenants, and negotiating leases for Palisades Center. While attending Syracuse University School Of Management, Joe held various positions in construction, tenant coordination and leasing at the Pyramid Companies. Joe is a graduate of Union College with a BA in Managerial Economics.
In 1985, Tom joined The Pyramid Companies. In January, 1986 Tom was appointed sponsor partner of The Pyramid Companies’ Palisades Center in Rockland, New York. Tom was responsible for all aspects of the three million square foot super regional shopping and entertainment center that ranks third in size and fifth in sales volume in the country.
Tom graduated from the University of Notre Dame and the Notre Dame Law School. Tom is admitted to practice law in New York and Florida.
Partner – Overseeing Legal
Between 1989-2001, Eric, as a Senior Partner in The Law Firm of Eric M Alderman and later Devorsetz, Stinziano, Gilberti, Heinz and Smith, limited his practicre in business, real estate development and environmental regulatory litigation, tax certiorari, and transactions and documentation in the fields of construction, zoning, and entitlement to build, retail leasing and retail development issues. Eric’s experience includes acting as general counsel and special counsel providing in complex matters involving right to build, environmental, construction, leasing, financing and refinancing of several regional shopping center developments and expansion projects, including six million square feet in the opening of Carousel Center, Crossgates Mall, The Galleria at Crystal Run and Palisades Center and the oversight responsibility for the closing of more than a billion dollars of loan facilities for commercial developments.
Between 1994 and 1997, Eric took a leave from his law firm to work directly as a developer for EklecCo, an innovative offshoot of The Pyramid Companies (then the largest private mall developer in the northeast). Eric was responsible for creating new and unique content, forms and procedures for leasing and construction.
Since being a founding partner of Cameron Group in 2001, Eric has been involved in the redevelopment of the Fashion Mall, and the right to build, leasing and construction efforts of The Orchard, Fingerlakes Crossing, and since 2006, principal responsibility for the development of Bayonne Crossing and warehouse and other development in New Jersey. In addition, between 2003 and 2007, on sabbatical from Cameron Group, Eric accepted the position of the Whitman Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, where he was involved in a number of school and community based start-up operations, and taught the Capstione Course for all seniors at the Whitman School.
Eric graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1972 and from the Syracuse University College of Law in 1975.
Executive Assistant – Marketing/Event Coordinator
Barbara is a member of the International Council Of Shopping Centers.
Barbara graduated from Cazenovia College with a Business Management degree and SUNY Oneonta with a Business Economics degree.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to joining Cameron Group John held the position of Director of Finance & Accounting at Spinoso Real Estate Group. While at SREG John oversaw the Accounting, Finance and Lease Administration departments. Prior to joining SREG, Mr. Cheney worked for Pyramid Management Group where he began his real estate career. While at Pyramid Management Group Mr. Cheney held the position of Associate Director of Capital Markets where he and the capital markets team financed over $3 billion of CMBS debt, restructured loans and divested assets. John was also responsible for all budgeting, forecasting and accounting for the management company. Earlier in his tenure at Pyramid John began as a Financial Officer and a Supervisor of the finance team where he was responsible for forecasting, budgeting, reporting and analysis of the portfolio. Prior to Pyramid Management Group John worked in the Investment Bank at Citigroup.
John holds a B.A. from St. Bonaventure University.
Kevin is the leasing partner for Township 5, a 500,000 SF mixed-use center in Syracuse, NY and oversees the day to day leasing for the project. He played a large role in convincing Costco to open their first upstate NY store at Township 5 and has been responsible for a large portion of the leasing for this project.
In addition, he has shared responsibilities in leasing the entire portfolio and is the preferred broker for GNC Live Well in upstate and central NY since 2011, completing more than 20 transactions from Albany to Buffalo.
Leasing Manager – Big Box
Matt graduated from the State University of New York at Oswego in 1997 with a BA in political science.