Larken Associates’ Rob Marek Named a 2024 NJBIZ Leader in Real Estate, Construction and Design

SOMERSET, NJ 06/07/2024
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Larken Associates, a regional leader in real estate building, development and management, is proud to announce that Rob Marek, the firm’s Executive Vice President, Commercial Division was honored at the NJBIZ 2024 Leaders in Real Estate, Construction and Design Awards Ceremony held on June 5 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Somerset in Somerset, NJ.

Held annually, the NJBIZ Leaders in Real Estate, Construction and Design Awards celebrate individuals, companies and projects changing the real estate landscape of New Jersey through development, design, construction, project management, and more. Honorees were nominated through an open process and selected by an independent panel of judges.

Marek joined Larken Associates in 1987 and has been an integral part of the firm’s senior leadership team ever since. In his role as Executive Vice President, Commercial Division, he is responsible for overseeing the commercial leasing activity across the firm’s expansive real estate portfolio and ensuring its growth and diversification align with the company’s strategic goals.

David Gardner, President and CEO of Larken Associates, added, “Rob has been an indispensable member of our team and a driving force behind our success for nearly four decades. I sincerely congratulate Rob on this much deserved recognition and thank him for his contributions to the success of our company.”

About Larken Associates

Larken Associates is a regional leader in real estate building, development and management. Leveraging over 55 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 four million square feet and 1,000 tenants across office, industrial, retail and mixed-use and approximately 2,500 owned and managed residential units across 19 unique communities with another 1,500 in the development pipeline, 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 LinkedIn, Facebook, X and Instagram.