NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GMH Associates, ("GMH") headquartered in Newtown Square, PA, proudly announces the addition of James Asali as their new General Counsel and Vice President. Mr. Asali will supervise and manage all legal matters, contracts, negotiations and merger and acquisition processes for the entire family of GMH companies nationwide, including GMH Capital Partners and GMH Ventures.
"Jim brings experience in many areas that will be important to the growth of the GMH brand over the next few years," stated Gary Holloway Jr., President of GMH Capital Partners. "His previous experiences in corporate law, along with his contract expertise and knowledge of real estate negotiations and processes will be key to our expansion of our multi-family portfolio. We are thrilled Jim has joined GMH and we know he will be a strong addition to our senior management team," finished Holloway.
"With the multitude of diverse business lines under the GMH umbrella, it was important for us as a management team to find a General Counsel who could effectively manage all of the various demands associated with owning such different entities," stated Michael Holloway, President of GMH Ventures. "Jim brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from a wide array of clients he's managed in his career, and we are excited to have him on our team utilizing his unique skills effectively for our entire library of businesses," finalized Holloway.
Prior to joining GMH Associates, Mr. Asali was most recently a partner in the corporate department of Archer & Greiner, P.C. in Philadelphia. While at Archer, Mr. Asali focused his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, secured transactions, company formations, joint ventures, contracts, and a variety of other disciplines. Mr. Asali's wide range of clients included regional, national and multi-national manufacturing, supply and distribution companies, energy companies, healthcare organizations, governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, educational facilities, resort and gaming facilities and entrepreneurs. Before his tenure at Archer, Mr. Asali was an associate in both the litigation and business and finance groups at Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP in Philadelphia, where he handled a diverse range of commercial and real estate transactional matters and disputes. Mr. Asali received a J.D. with honors from The George Washington University Law School in 1996 and a B.S. in Economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1993.
"The opportunity to work for such a successful and diverse organization as GMH is beyond exciting," commented Asali. "With the rich history of entrepreneurial success that GMH has experienced under the leadership of Gary Holloway Sr. and his family, I am very confident that my previous experiences with a wide and robust range of clientele will be an asset to each division under the GMH Associates brand. I'm looking forward to the challenges and successes that lie ahead," finished Asali.
About GMH Associates:
GMH Associates is the parent company for the family of companies that make up the GMH brand. GMH Capital Partners, GMH Ventures, and GMH Mortgage are just a few of the revolutionary organizations born from the forward thinking team at GMH Associates. Founded in 1985 by Gary Holloway, Sr. as a full service real estate company, GMH Associates now boasts numerous managed investments, funds and corporate endeavors as well an immense real estate portfolio. Strategic thinking and diversified assets have made GMH Associates a nationwide industry leader in a number of varied industries.
SOURCE GMH Associates