Leadership Team

Sydney Sussman

Chief Executive Officer | Managing Member

Jeffrey Sussman

Managing Member - Nexus Properties

Jeffrey Sussman is a Managing Member of Nexus Properties, a fully integrated real estate development company that builds, owns and manages the majority of its assets. Jeff oversees the site selection, approvals, construction and building operations and management functions of the company. He is responsible for site selection and new development. Due to Jeff’s foresight, Nexus has been named the developer of record for Southern Ocean County Hospital Comprehensive Health Village, a complex of office, retail, residential parking and clinical facilities to serve the health needs of Southern Ocean County.

Since its inception, Jeff has been with Nexus Properties (formerly known as Sherwood development). He is responsible for the earliest development projects including major renovations of older buildings in Trenton into modern office space, such as the 600,000 square foot TRW manufacturing and warehousing facility, and the New Jersey lottery headquarters. His achievements over the past 30 years have totaled development of over 2,500,000 square feet of office, residential housing units, structured garages, and retail development.


  • Board of Realtors, State of New Jersey, Licensed


  • Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Bachelor of Fine Art

Andrea Sussman

Managing Member – Nexus Properties, Nexus Parking Systems, Nexus Solar

Andrea L. Sussman joined Nexus Properties in 1986 and is currently a Managing Member. Prior to joining Nexus, she was Vice President of Operations at Sherwood Leasing Company, a national automobile and equipment leasing company.

As co-managing partner, Andrea’s responsibilities at Nexus include marketing, lease negotiation and tenant relations for the 2.5 million square foot portfolio of office, retail, medical arts, and warehouse properties.

Andrea also oversees the management functions of the company as well as sales, construction, and marketing of the residential assets of the Nexus portfolio. Her recent accomplishments include bid, design, and construction approvals for Thomas Edison College and Park Place at Mill Hill.

Andrea has volunteered for nonprofit organizations in her community and served on boards including the Jewish Community Center, Adath Israel, Jewish Federation, Mercer Chamber of Commerce, Greenacres Country Club, Mercer County Economic Board, and the Corestates Bank Advisory Board.


  • Board of Realtors, State of New Jersey, Licensed


  • Young Leadership Award from the Jewish Federation
  • Meta A. Griffith Community Service Award – YWCA of Trenton


  • Colorado State University, CO, 1972

Dante Germano

Chief Operating Officer – Nexus Properties Chief Financial Officer – Nexus Properties

Dante joined Nexus Properties in 1990 as the Chief Financial Officer. As such, he contributed to the growth of the Company through his financial and accounting expertise. He has been responsible for negotiating and closing over 20 private and public financings totaling in excess of $150 million. Dante has been involved in real estate development and management for over 20 years. He previously held positions at the Linpro Compony, a national real estate developer, and KPMG Peat Marwick, an international accounting firm.

As Chief Operating Officer, Dante currently oversees the day to day management of the Company. In this capacity, he is involved in all aspects of the business including development, property management, construction, finance, and leasing.


  • Certified Public Accountant, Pennsylvania, 1982
  • Pennsylvania lnstitute of Certified Public Accountants, Member, 1982


  • BS, Accounting, Fairleigh Dickinson University, 1981
  • MBA, MIT S loan School of Business, 2013

Michael Ciesielka

Chief Information Officer | President Nexus Parking Systems

Michael has been involved with Nexus Parking Systems facilities for over 30 years. Michael started with Nexus as a parking attendant during his undergraduate years at Rider College. After graduation in 1989, he joined the Nexus team and helped implement many changes to the parking organization and the revenue control systems. Along with managing all Nexus parking facilities, he has written several computer programs to prepare management reports and achieve tighter control overall revenues, expenses and operations. Under Michael’s supervision, efficiency and profits have improved dramatically.

In 1994, Michael assisted in the design and construction of the Trenton Park & Ride garage. In June 2003, Michael was promoted to president of Nexus Parking System based on his role in expanding the current parking operations to over 10,000 spaces. Michael assisted in the design, construction and operation of the Hamilton Station Park & Ride Garage in 2006 and Rowan Blvd Parking Garage in 2012.


  • lnternational Parking lnstitute, Affiliate Member, 1990
  • National Parking Association, Affiliate Member, 1990


  • Rider University, Bachelor of Science in Business Management, 1989
  • Microsoft Certifications MSCSE Training, 2001- 2002

William Harris

President – Nexus Energy Solutions

As President of Nexus Energy Solutions, William is responsible for obtaining new business in the field of energy services and renewable energy installations. He with Nexus Properties Construction Management staff to perform client services, maintain oversight of operating systems to ensure goals are achieved and projects are profitable.


  • 1983 -1986 Operations Manager Princeton Forrestal Village
  • 1986 -1994 Director Facilities Management, DKM Properties
  • 1994 -1998 Director Facilities Management, Nexus Properties
  • 1998 – 2010 Vice President Operations, Nexus Properties
  • 2010 – Present President, Nexus Energy


  • Toms River High School North, 1977

Shaun Enright

Vice President of Operations - Nexus Properties

Shaun joined Nexus Properties in 2017 and oversees the management operations of our entire portfolio.  Prior to joining Nexus, Shaun oversaw the largest privately owned residential portfolio in Philadelphia.  Shaun also has commercial and hospitality property management experience, as well as single-family and multi-family project management experience.


  • Bachelor of Science, Business Economics, Pace University, 2013
  • Master of Science, Real Estate Development, New York University, 2014

JoEllen Boyd

Controller - Nexus Properties