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Members of the Board of Directors


Robert A. Stenta
Rob Stenta is Vice President of Commercial Leasing at Pettinaro Management, LLC, a family owned and operated, full-service, vertically integrated real estate company based in Newport Delaware.

Rob has served as CIRC President since July 2019. He previously served for two years as Vice President. 

Jay L. White, MAI, CRE®
Vice President
Jay White is President of Apex Realty Advisory, which he founded in 2009. He has almost 30 years of real estate valuation, advisory and consulting experience with local and national firms. 

Jay has served as CIRC Vice President since July 2019 and has also served as Program Committee Chair since July 2017.

Barton L. Mackey, Jr. 
Bart Mackey is a real estate broker and a founding partner of Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties, CORFAC International.

Bart has served as CIRC Director and Treasurer since July 2019.

Bayard Snyder, Esq. 


Barry Snyder is a real estate attorney with Snyder & Associates, P.A.

Barry has served multiple roles as CIRC's Secretary, Treasurer, and Director for many years. 

Donald Robitzer
Past President
Don Robitzer is Senior Vice President and COO for The Commonwealth Group, LLC.

Don is the immediate CIRC Past President, having served as President for two years, from July 2017 to June 2019. Previously he served as Vice President and Program Committee Chair. 

Carmen J. Facciolo, Jr. 
Carmen Facciolo is President and a Real Property Administrator (RPA) for NAI Emory Hill.

Carmen was CIRC's third President, serving in 1980 and 1981. 

James O’Hara, Jr.
Jim O'Hara is a real estate broker specializing in retail properties for NAI Emory Hill.

Jim has served as a CIRC Director for many years. 

James Manna 
Membership Chair
Jim Manna is a Program Manager for BrightFields, Inc. 

Jim serves as Director and has been the Membership Committee Chair for several years, hosting quarterly committee meetings for review and approval of membership applications. 

Cindy Fleming 
Cont. Education Chair

Cindy Fleming is an Associate Broker in JLL's Wilmington, Delaware office. Cindy concentrates her efforts on the sale and leasing of commercial properties and provides tenant and landlord representation services to clients throughout Delaware and the Western Philadelphia Suburbs. 

Cindy serves as Director, Continuing Education Chair, and has been the Golf Committee Volunteer Coordinator for several successful and fun golf outings. 

Benjamin Berger, Esq 
Legal Document Chair
Benjamin Berger is a partner with the law firm of Berger Harris LLP.  Throughout his career, Buddy has handled and closed numerous commercial real estate transactions, including acquisitions, financing and leasing transactions.

Buddy has served as a Director for many years and has chaired our ad hoc Legal Documents Committee to create and update leases and other documents for our members' use. 

Michael J. Hahn 
Mike Hahn is an SBA lender for 44 Business Capital, a Division of Berkshire Bank.

Mike joined the Board in July, 2018. 

Lorraine C. Sheldon 
Lorraine Sheldon is an Associate Broker with NAI Emory Hill.

Lorraine joined the Board in July 2019. She serves on the Program Committee and has previously served on the Membership Committee and is a past Chair of the Annual Golf Outing. 

Daniel Wham 
Dan Wham is a real estate agent with DSM Commercial Real Estate.

Dan joined the Board in July 2019. 

Ryan Kennedy


Ryan Kennedy is Vice President of Marketing  for Harvey, Hanna & Associates, Inc. and offers 18 years of regional marketing, advertising, public relations and fundraising experience with his role at Harvey, Hanna & Associates. Ryan manages all marketing and advertising initiatives for HHA and its commercial real estate entities. Ryan also serves as Executive Director for HHA's in-house charitable fund, The Delaware KIDS Fund.

Ryan joined the Board in July 2019. 

Janet S. Pippert
Business Manager
Janet Pippert works as Business Development and Marketing Manager for Landmark Science & Engineering.

Janet has worked with the Board and its Committees to manage the business, membership and events for CIRC since 2001. 

C. Scott Kidner
Legislative Lobbyist
Scott Kidner works for the consulting firm of C. S. Kidner & Associates/Capitol Strategies.

Scott has served as CIRC's Legislative Lobbyist since at least 2001.

William Lower
Legislative Affairs Chair

Bill Lower is Director of Environmental & Political Affairs for Harvey Hanna & Associates, Inc.

Bill brings many years of legislative affairs experience in Delaware to his current role to lead CIRC's Legislative Affairs Committee.

Joseph Zilcosky
Ex-Officio - Delaware Div. of Small Business
Joe Zilcosky is Regional Business Manager for the Delaware Division of Small Business.

Joe serves as CIRC's Economic Development Liaison with respect to the State of Delaware.

Kurt Foreman
Ex-Officio - Delaware Prosperity Partnership
Kurt Foreman is CEO of the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, a public-private partnership that promotes economic development in the State of Delaware.

Kurt serves as CIRC's Economic Development Liaision with respect to DPP's initiatives on behalf of the State of Delaware.

Robert Chadwick
Ex-Officio - New Castle County Chamber
Bob Chadwick is President of the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce and was the founding president of the Economic Development Council (NCCEDC).

Bob serves as CIRC's Economic Development Liaison with respect to New Castle County Chamber business.
Jeffrey Flynn
Ex-Officio - City of Wilmington, Ec. Dev.
Jeffrey Flynn is the Director of Economic Development for the City of Wilmington.

Jeff serves as CIRC's Economic Development Liaison with respect to the City of Wilmington.