Larken Associates Taps Terence Reilly as Director of Human Resources

BRANCHBURG, NJ 04/05/2021
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Larken Associates, a regional leader in commercial and residential real estate building, development and management, announces that Terence Reilly has joined the company’s senior leadership team in the role of Director of Human Resources.

Reilly brings over 20 years of experience in implementing growth-oriented human resources strategies at a wide range of companies to his new role with Larken Associates. Working closely with Larken Associates’ Chief Operating Officer Lenny Tartamella, Reilly will leverage his proven ability to create and implement employee relations, benefits, compensation, recruiting and performance management programs to enhance the company’s HR program. Through his data-driven and employee-centric approach, Reilly aims to increase employee engagement and satisfaction. In addition, Reilly will identify opportunities to grow the company’s Larken Cares initiative, which looks for ways to enrich and enhance local communities by growing the corporate culture through a range of charitable giving and volunteer opportunities on local and global levels.

Over the past several years, Larken Associates has bolstered its capabilities and supported its growth with the addition of a number of pivotal hires increasing its staff to over 100. With an eye towards continued expansion, Reilly will ensure that Larken Associates’ HR systems and processes can be assets to the long-term growth of the company.

Over his career, Reilly’s leadership and ability to balance HR needs with operating and financial demands has been trusted by companies across the engineering, construction and telecommunications industries.  Prior to joining Larken Associates, Reilly served as Vice President of Human Resources and Equal Employment Opportunity Officer for New Enterprise Stone and Lime in New Enterprise, Pa. In addition to New Enterprise Stone and Lime, Reilly was previously led HR departments at Ferreira Construction, Moretrench American Corporation, Panasonic Electric Works of America and Cingular Wireless/Velocita Wireless  over the course of his distinguished career.

“As we plan our long-term growth trajectory, we know that the ability to attract new talent while retaining and nurturing the staff who make our success possible will be key in our ability to continue to grow efficiently,” said David Gardner, CEO and President of Larken Associates. “By adding Terence to our executive team, we are reinforcing the foundation we know is needed to realize this tremendous growth in a sustainable manner. We welcome him to our team and look forward to leveraging his insights and experience as we chart the path towards our continued expansion in the years to come.”

Reilly added, “While Larken Associates’ track record of high-quality commercial and residential real estate work is notable, what truly makes them unique is their consistent focus on creating one of the industry’s best places to work. I look forward to working with their executive team to continue the work that has already been done while putting the systems and processes in place to continue to attract and retain the industry’s best talent.”

About Larken Associates
Larken Associates is a regional leader in commercial and residential real estate building, development and management. Leveraging over 50 years of experience, they are dedicated to bringing great spaces to live and work to life through a long-term ownership strategy and full suite of in-house capabilities. With a diverse commercial portfolio consisting of nearly three million square feet and 800 tenants across office, industrial, retail and mixed-use and approximately 2,000 owned and/or managed residential rental units across 22 unique communities, Larken Associates is deeply committed to the communities in which they work as well as the tenants and residents who call their buildings home. To learn more about Larken Associates, please visit us at and follow us on LinkedInFacebookTwitter, and Instagram.