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The Dermody Properties Team

James Mascaro
Senior Vice President, Development

As Senior Vice President of Development, Mr. Mascaro focuses on development, planning, and entitlements of Dermody Properties’ projects along the Eastern seaboard including Central Pennsylvania and New Jersey. He also manages development, design, construction teams for all client build-to-suit projects, building base shells, tenant fit-outs, and contributes as a member of the leasing team.Mr. Mascaro joined Dermody as Mid-Atlantic Development Manager in 2005, was named Development Director, East Region in 2009 and promoted to Senior Vice President in 2015. In his time with Dermody, Mr. Mascaro has developed nearly 9 million square feet of distribution facilities valued at over $475 million dollars and has led the company’s efforts in sustainability, having entitled, designed and constructed over 2.2 million square feet of

Mr. Mascaro joined Dermody as Mid-Atlantic Development Manager in 2005, was named Development Director of the East Region in 2009, and promoted to Senior Vice President in 2015. In his time with Dermody, Mr. Mascaro has developed nearly 9 million square feet of distribution facilities — valued at over $475 million dollars — and has led the company’s efforts in sustainability by having entitled, designed and constructed over 2.2 million square feet of LEED-certified buildings.

Mr. Mascaro is a member and has served on various committees for the Delaware Valley Green Building Council, the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, and the Pennsylvania Association of Code Officials. He holds designations as a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional (LEED-AP), and is a Pennsylvania licensed real estate salesperson. He also serves in his home community of Springfield Township (located in Montgomery Co, PA) as Vice-Chairman of the Planning Commission, as a member of the Construction Code Board of Appeals, and as the Chairman of the Black Horse Inn Advisory Committee. He has been an adjunct professor at Philadelphia University where he taught graduate-level sustainable real estate development.

Prior to joining Dermody, Mr. Mascaro spent eleven years with MT Consulting, LP of Bryn Mawr, PA and O’Neill Properties Group, L.P., working on commercial projects on a national, regional and local level. With experience in leasing, development and construction, and proven communication and organizational skills, he has developed a strong network of relationships with contractors, brokers, design professionals, and government personnel.

A native of Philadelphia, PA and graduate of The Central High School of Philadelphia, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from West Chester University (West Chester, PA) and a Master of Science in Sustainable Design from Philadelphia University (Philadelphia, PA).

He holds certifications in Construction Technology and Project Management from Penn State University (Abington, PA), and a Certificate in Financial Management from Penn State University (Great Valley, PA). He maintains a committed interest in development, real estate, finance, project management and construction.  He and his wife, Tina, reside in Oreland, PA.