Farbman Group announces team promotions and new hires

    Farbman Group, a leading full-service commercial real estate firm, announced today the promotion of two devoted leaders, John Harwood and Robyn Bergstedt, and the addition of five new members, Jennifer Babila, Chelsea Jones, Stewart McGrath, MJ Fernandez and Julie Lindley.

    “We continue to better our company by recognizing great team members and acquiring new talent,” said Andrew V. Farbman, CEO of Farbman Group. “Our promoted and newly hired experts will surely enrich our team and services in the years to come.”

    John Harwood was promoted from vice president to senior vice president. Prior to his new role, Harwood honed his expertise in commercial property for ten years as an associate broker and vice president with Farbman Group.

    Robyn Bergstedt, formerly a senior corporate accountant, was promoted to corporate controller. Bergstedt has served on the Farbman Group accounting team for more than 12 years.

    Jennifer Babila joins Farbman Group as a property manager with over 30 years of experience in commercial real estate management. Her areas of expertise include tenant retention, reducing operating expenses, improving building efficiency, and more.

    Chelsea Jones was hired as a staff accountant in Farbman’s corporate office. Jones has over nine years of accounting experience, including six years working in property and residential real estate.

    Stewart McGrath joins Farbman Group as an engineer for the Detroit Produce Terminal. He brings 30 years of property management experience to his new role, which includes facilities, security and vehicle fleet management.

    MJ Fernandez was hired as a maintenance technician for the firm. He has more than 25 years of prior maintenance experience. Fernandez most recently spent the last 18 years as a co-owner of a custodial company.

    Julie Lindley joins Farbman Group’s corporate administration team as an executive assistant. She brings more than 20 years of prior administrative experience to her new role.