The Berger Organization
Robert Treat Center
50 Park Place
Newark, New Jersey 07102

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NEWARK, N.J., Jan. 18, 2017– A meet-and-greet with Phil Murphy, democratic candidate for Governor of New Jersey, was held recently at the Robert Treat Hotel at 50 Park Place in Newark. Miles Berger, chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Berger Organization, hosted the event with special guest Governor Howard Dean. Pictured (from left) are Miles Berger; Dr. Ralph T. Grant; Mayor Sharpe James; Phil Murphy; Gayle Chaneyfield-Jenkins, councilwoman; Governor Howard Dean; Honorable Calvin D. West; and Lionel Leach.

Murphy, a 59-year-old Middletown resident, is a former Goldman Sachs executive and former U.S. ambassador to Germany. He is a graduate of Harvard University and The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

The 2017 gubernatorial contest to succeed Gov. Chris Christie will take place on November 7, 2017.

The Berger Organization is a privately owned diversified real estate company involved in the development and management of residential, commercial and hospitality properties throughout Northern New Jersey and New York City.  Based in Newark, New Jersey, Berger has been instrumental in this city’s renaissance over the past 42 years and was among the first to anticipate its revitalization as a destination of choice for business, shopping, dining, entertainment, sports and culture. The Berger Organization’s portfolio includes more than 2 million square feet of office space. Learn more at


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