Gary Krauss joined Pierson Commercial in the summer of 2015, bringing with him a reputation for his creativity, integrity, and a successful transaction track-record to both the landlord and tenant sides of the business. He has forged a winning reputation within the New Jersey retail market for building franchise and corporate brands such as Blaze Pizza, Bubbakoo’s Burritos, C2 Education, Jersey Mike’s Subs and Mamoun’s Falafel by identifying and procuring locations that produce some of the highest sales volumes in his clients’ portfolios. Gary also represents well-known retail companies including Apple Montessori Schools, Tropical Smoothie and Café, and Wing Stop. He is National Master Broker for Bubbakoo’s Burritos, where the company is on track to open 100 domestic locations by the end of 2021. Additionally, Gary has completed over 50 transactions for Jersey Mike’s Subs locations throughout New Jersey.
Gary has also enjoyed success on the landlord side of the business, where he has completed transactions with local, regional and national tenant types while representing owners including Atlantic Realty, Hovnanian Enterprises and local property owners.
Prior to joining Pierson Commercial, Gary worked as a retail commercial broker for Winick Realty group in New Jersey. He attended Drexel University and is licensed in the states of New Jersey and New York and a member of ICSC. He is a certified SCUBA Rescue Diver, ski racer, martial arts instructor and an avid cyclist.