About Us

Name James Balliet, Director, President
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 610-972-6808
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail James@jbcomgroup.com
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

James Balliet-President

James is considered one of the top retail resources in the Northeastern Pennsylvania/ Philadelphia DMA.  James specializes in Shopping Center sales and leasing, NNN investments, new development sites and Office properties.   His client list includes past and present representation of some of the nation’s most successful landlords, shopping center owners and developers including Cabela’s Ventures (NE), Regency Centers (FL), K Mart Corporation (MI), United Artists Theatres (CO), Emmes Management (NY), Verus Partners (IL), Deb Shops Real Estate (PA), The Keith Corporation (NC), Circuit City Stores (VA), JG Petrucci Co. (NJ) and Developers Diversified Realty (OH) and Rayymour and Flanigan Real Estate (NY) to name a few.

James has also completed multiple Lease or Sale transactions with Family Dollar, Marriott Hotels, Rooms Today (Schottenstein Management ), Sleepy’s-The Mattress Professionals, The UPS Store, Aaron’s Rents, Bounce U, Tractor Supply Co., True Value Hardware, Huntington Learning Centers, Schoeneman Beauty Supply, Bethlehem Steel Credit Union, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Metro PCS, Safelite Auto Glass and many more national, regional and local retail and office tenants.

James is a member of : KWIA Commercial Leadership Council, KW Tri State-Commercial Leadership Council, National Association of Realtors, Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). James is also a proud member of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.


 

Name Ayon Codner, Commercial Agent
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 210-816-2966
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail Ayon@jbcomgroup.com
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

Ayon Codner-Commercial Agent

Ayon is focused on retail/ office Landlord and Tenant representation and investment sales in the Lehigh Valley. Prior to becoming a PA licensed Commercial Agent, Ayon was employed as an investment property analyst in NYC where he was responsible for property valuations in multiple real estate disciplines including multi-family investments and commercial properties. Ayon is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a proud member of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.


Name Michael Sheftel, Commercial Agent
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 610-360-6581
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail michael@jbcomgroup.com
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

Michael Sheftel-Commercial Agent

Michael brings diverse experience in retail, commercial and investment properties including 1031 Exchanges. He is active not only in the Lehigh Valley and surrounding areas, but nationally as well. He is the owner and manager of several shopping centers, commercial, industrial, retail and NNN properties. Michael has many years of knowledge and experience in commercial real estate. He has sold and purchased properties, negotiated leases and invested in many U.S. markets for more than 10 years. Michael is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and a proud member of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.


 

Name Melanie E. Stocker, Commercial Agent
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 610-217-7796
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail Melanie@jbcomgroup.com
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

Melanie Stocker-Commercial Agent

Melanie specializes in both tenant and landlord representation in the Lehigh Valley market as well as northwest  New Jersey. Notable retailers she has represented include Hallmark Cards, Edible Arrangements, CiCi’s Pizza, Physician’s Weight Loss Centers, Little Caesar’s Pizza, Foot Solutions and many more regional and local tenants. Her expertise includes retail site selection/ tenant representation, shopping center sales and leasing and office property leasing.

Melanie is a member of  the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC).  She is also a proud member of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.


 

Name Giovanni Cali, Consultant, Commercial Agent
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 917-709-4572
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail Giovanni@jbcomgroup.com 
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

Giovanni Cali-Consultant-Commercial Agent

Giovanni Cali has a Bachelors in Finance and Economics from Drexel University.

He has over  10 years  of experience in the commercial real estate business with a focus on  land, retail and retail development.  Giovanni  has played a role in acquisitions, developing raw land and repurposing existing buildings.  The end product either was a shopping center or a single tenant asset.  In conjunction with retail development he has also been active with retail leasing.  Working with both national, regional and local retailers such as Sprint, Anytime Fitness, Dollar General, Sheetz, ASK Foods and more.

Before joining  The James Balliet Commercial Group, Giovanni  was involved in investment sales of single tenant net lease assets and shopping centers.  Has is also enrolled in a rigorous commercial real estate investment analysis certification program in order to better serve the investment needs of his clients.  Offering expertise in investment analysis, lease analysis and asset management of retail assets.

Giovanni is a member of International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Urban Land Institute (ULI) and a licensed real estate agent in Pennsylvania.


 

Name James Barbour, Commercial Agent (Erie, PA)
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 814-347-0613
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail JBarbour@ErieCommercial.com
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

James Barbour-Commercial Agent

Jim is a successful entrepreneur with a broad knowledge and understanding of the Retail and Investment Real Estate Market. Jim and his family have summered in North East his entire life and he permanently relocated there in May of 2013. Preceding that, he lived and worked in the Lehigh Valley, PA area for over 12 years and has also resided and successfully invested in a variety of U.S. markets throughout the country including Washington, D.C., Pennsylvania, Minneapolis, and Detroit. His knowledge and attention to detail makes him the perfect choice for a novice to the most experienced of real estate investors and businesses from startups to international corporations.

His understanding of the multi-unit investment property market, light industrial, retail and office operations in the Erie area as well as his experience in increasing asset values through tenant relations, management and proper maintenance of the property serves his clients well. He is well-versed in tenant as well as landlord representation and a very strong negotiator. He is also extremely motivated and has a strong personal and business oriented work ethic that enables him to find solutions to virtually any obstacle. His entrepreneurial knowledge of what it takes to start and grow a business gives him the expertise to help you find the most logical location for your business.

Jim resides in the Erie suburb of North East, PA with his wife Wendy and has two children, Alisha (24) in Baltimore, MD and April (8). In his spare time, he is an avid fisherman, archer, web designer, is a Past Master of his Masonic Lodge in Allentown and active in various volunteer activities in the community.


Name Erin Troy, AdministrativeAssistant
Phone 610-435-4711
Mobile 610-297-2954
Fax 610-435-2800
E-mail Erin@jbcomgroup.com
Address 40 S. Cedar Crest Blvd
City Allentown, PA 18104
Country USA

Erin Troy-Administrative Assistant

Erin handles many of the back of the house operational functions for The James Balliet Commercial Group. She brings over 15 years of sales and marketing experience with her, which helps the group continue to grow on a daily basis. Some of Erin’s key responsibilities include website maintenance, accounts receivable and agent transaction management. She is also very active at International Council of Shopping Center events.