Michael Allen Seeve
Michael Allen Seeve is the President and a principal of regional developer Mountain
Development Corp. Founded in 1979, MDC was originally formed to manage the real estate
portfolio of its Chairman, L. Robert Lieb. Since that time, MDC has steadily expanded by making
opportunistic investments in various locations, urban and suburban, throughout the Northeast.
Today, MDC manages a diverse collection of primarily commercial, retail and industrial assets
totaling almost six million square feet and spanning five States.
Ventures led by MDC include partnerships with some of the nation’s leading pension
fund advisors, family offices and other qualified investors and investments in almost every type
of commercial asset class. MDC has successfully completed projects with a high level of
complexity, such as the conversion of Dun & Bradstreet’s former Murray Hill headquarters into
the highly recognized Summit Medical Group campus in Berkeley Heights and the Mountain
Technology Center in Clifton; a former laboratory building which was converted into a data
center along with a new 215,000 s.f. multistory data center developed out of the ground. New
developments include 19 and 21 Roszel Road, two class A office buildings in West Windsor, the
first of which was completed in early 2015 and new acquisitions include Harbor Square in
Stamford, CT, 26 Main Street in Chatham, NJ, 67 Walnut Avenue in Clark, NJ, One Harmon Plaza
in the Meadowlands and 600 Parsippany Road in Parsippany, NJ. More detailed information
about MDC can be found on our website: www.mountaindevelopment.com
MDC is firmly committed to the communities in which it invests as witnessed by the
activities of its two principals.
Bob sits as Co-Chairman of the Bryant Park Management Corp. in New York City, the
public-private venture responsible the renovation and management of Bryant Park; as past
Chairman of the Public Health Research Institute in Newark, a nationally recognized scientific
research facility which leads in the fight against infectious disease; and as past Chairman of the
Passaic County 200 Club, which supports law enforcement, fire safety and other first
Michael is a past President of the New Jersey Chapter of NAIOP, which is the State’s
leading trade association for the commercial real estate development industry. The
organization, which currently has more than 700 members in New Jersey, focuses on advocacy,
professional advancement and industry best practices. Michael currently serves on the
chapter’s Executive Committee and its Developer’s Political Action Committee.
Michael serves as a public Trustee of William Paterson University, one of the State’s
public higher education institutions and is a past Chairman of the University’s Foundation. He is
also Chairman of the Paterson Special Improvement District, a public private partnership active
in the central business district of the State’s third largest City. Michael also serves on the
District VC Fee Arbitration Committee for Office of Attorney Ethics and, as well, on the Code
Advisory Group for the Codes and Standards division of the State of New Jersey Department of
Community Affairs. Michael is a past Chairman of the Barnert Hospital Foundation.
Michael was recognized as an honoree at William Paterson University’s annual gala in
2015. Mountain Development Corp. was recognized by NJ NAIOP as their annual awards dinner
in 1993, 2006 and 2012. Michael was Barnert Hospital’s Man of the Year at their 2006 Gala
and, in 2006, was named one of “Forty under 40” by NJ BIZ, and received the same recognition
in 2005 from Real Estate New Jersey magazine. He graduated from the University of
Pennsylvania in 1992 and lives in Montclair, New Jersey with his wife and their two sons.
Mountain Development Corp.