and Larry Nadel organized Covington
after nearly ten years of project development together in Putnam and Dutchess Counties.
brings to the Covington group more than thirty years experience in all aspects of real estate sales and development.
With a strong background in sales and marketing.
Mr. Lepler founded Spectra Realty, Inc. of Brewster in the 1970's, now known as Prudential Commercial Real Estate Covington Properties.
achievements include both residential and commercial ventures and his
expertise encompasses not only site selection and planning, but securing of approvals as well as the build-out, sale and leasing of projects.
has been actively involved in developing three Putnam County office parks, which contains over 3,000,000 square feet of commercial space.
projects the most notable are Robin Hill Corporate Park, Mt. Ebo Corporate Center
, Terravest Corporate Park, Clock Tower Commons, Brewster Highlands, Fieldstone Pond and Reed Farm.
Mr. Lepler received a B.Sc. in biochemistry from the University of Vermont and spent two years at New York Medical College before entering the United States Army in 1964 where he spent one year on active service and six years in the reserves.
Mr. Lepler joined Polariod Corporation in 1965 as Director of Marketing/New Product Development, and Regional Sales Manager with direct sales responsibility, where he remained four years before joining Maidenform Corporation in a Sales/Marketing position achieving the single highest volume increase in sales each year in three separate divisions over a period of four years.
Known for his
ability for launching the sales start-up and distribution networks for entirely new division, Mr. Lepler
became responsible for the company's sportswear division, and set up the marketing and sales division for a new swimwear line, taking the product from no sales activity to $8 million in the first year.
Mr. Lepler's other activities include being a founding director of Country Bank, director of Putnam Community Hospital, the Salvation Army, Hudson Valley Chapter of United Cerebral Palsy, New York state Economic Development Commission and founding member of the Brewster Education Foundation.
Along with Mr. Lepler, Mr. Nadel is part owner of Covington Development, LLC and Prudential Commercial Real Estate Covington Properties.