Member

Robert L.  Besecker, Jr., SIOR

Personal Info

Job Function
Broker, Development, TCN Principal
Specialty
Industrial, Office
Address
East Mountain Corporate Center
100 Baltimore Drive - 4th Floor
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
United States
Phone
570-823-1100
Fax
570-823-8005
Bio

Bob Besecker joined Mericle Commercial Real Estate Services in 1990. As Vice President, Senior Director of Leasing, he specializes in the leasing and selling of Mericle-owned real estate for industrial and office requirements. 

Mr. Besecker began his real estate career at his family’s residential real estate office and later joined the real estate department at Jewelcor, Inc., a former national retail catalog showroom company that was headquartered in Wilkes-Barre. While at Jewelcor, he helped to oversee the leasing and disposition of more than one million square feet of office and retail space in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, Florida, New Jersey, and California.

He has helped Mericle grow its portfolio of sold and leased properties from eight buildings comprising less than 500,000 square feet to more than 100 buildings and approximately 18 million square feet. He has been instrumental in bringing many tenants to Mericle including Simmons Company, Graham Packaging, Travelocity, The Home Depot, Apria Healthcare, Maximus, C3i, and Sky Zone. Mr. Besecker is also Broker of Record, a position he has held since the inception of the Brokerage Division in 1993.

EDUCATION

The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA 
Bachelor of Science, Real Estate

LICENSES & DESIGNATIONS

Licensed Real Estate Broker.  PA License # RM051447A
GRI – Graduate of the Pennsylvania Realtors Institute

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Industrial and Office Real Estate Brokers Association of the New York Metropolitan Area, Inc. (IOREBA), Associate Member, 1992 – present
Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), Developer Associate Member, 2007 – present
International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), Member
Tri-State, Scranton, West Branch Valley, Pennsylvania, & National Association of Realtors, Member

OTHER MEMBERSHIPS & COMMITTEES

Dallas Township Planning Commission, 2006 – present
Back Mountain Fire and EMS, Board Member, 2013 – present