Gabriel Lopez has assumed daily operating responsibility of J&L Companies and oversees all aspects of the acquisition, development, construction, management, and leasing of J&L’s properties. Gabriel has served as a member of several non-profit organizations including the Newark Downtown Special Improvement District, Emerging Leaders Council for Rutgers Business School Center for Real Estate, Weinfeld Program of NYU Law School, and the Urban Land Institute. Prior to joining J&L, Gabriel was an associate in the New York office of Sidley Austin, where he focused on real estate finance representing lenders and borrowers. Gabriel earned his law degree at New York University School of Law and a M.S. in real estate development from New York University’s Schack Institute. He received his B.A. in History, Government, and Asian Studies from Cornell University.