Introducing the Retail Team at Verani Realty

Verani Commercial

Verani Realty’s commercial division is excited to introduce the dedicated retail team of the brokerage network including David A. De Lise, commercial division Director, Chelsea Jones, office manager/marketing coordinator of the commercial division, Jay Lee, Senior Advisor, Jeff Lessard, Advisor and Lindsey Goodrich, Advisor.

David A. De Lise, Director of the Commercial Division, provides strategic planning and execution of new business initiatives as well as agent management, recruiting and training. David has over 30 years of experience in the commercial real estate industry and has held positions in property management, asset and risk management, as well as an investor and developer for more than a decade. He has significant commercial real estate experience in the private sector and has held positions at a New York Stock Exchange listed Real Estate Investment Trust. In addition, he founded multiple New England-based commercial real estate companies. David’s areas of expertise include property valuation, asset management/risk management, client relationship management, project management, and financial modeling and analysis. He has been directly involved in more than $450 MM of retail projects as a developer, investor, and owner. Before returning to Verani Realty, David was chief operating officer/director of business development at a regional commercial real estate brokerage, where he managed staffing and day-to-day operations, and established an overall strategic direction to promote the company’s growth. David is a long-term member of CIBOR and ICSC.

Chelsea Jones, Office Manager/Marketing Coordinator of the Commercial Division, provides marketing and administrative support to Verani Realty’s commercial Advisors. Chelsea focuses on the initiatives to grow the commercial division’s brand awareness through creative marketing strategies and social media channels as well as enhancing the brand throughout New England. Previously, Chelsea worked for a large residential real estate firm where she was responsible for providing administrative, marketing and agent support services. She possesses valuable experience utilizing a variety of marketing tools and resources.


Jay Lee, Senior Advisor, specializes in the sale and leasing of retail properties as well as office/industrial properties throughout the Manchester, Seacoast and Northern Massachusetts markets. He is an international commercial real estate investment specialist and travels frequently to Asia to meet with wealth Advisors and representatives of ultra-high net worth investors. Jay is an active member of CIBOR and the National Association of REALTOR®’s being the only Korean commercial broker in New Hampshire. Jay is fluent in both Korean and English to best serve his sphere of influence.



Jeff Lessard, Advisor, specializes in retail portfolios, office leases and sales, as well as self-storage development.  He has been practicing commercial real estate brokerage since he graduated in 2015. Jeff is an active member of GMNBR (Greater Manchester Board of REALTOR®’s) and has performed several charitable acts including raising money for Relay for Life, donations to St. Jude’s Children Hospital, forming baskets for Thanksgiving and various other outreach programs around the area.



Lindsey Goodrich, Advisor, specializes in the sale and lease of retail, industrial and office as well as multifamily properties throughout South NH as well as Northern and Central Massachusetts. She typically works with business owners, new and seasoned investors and developers. Lindsey is a commercial Advisor with 14 years’ experience in the business. Lindsey is an active member of CIBOR, the New Hampshire Association of REALTOR®’s and is involved in the special events committee. She is also an active member of GMNBR (Greater Manchester Board of REALTOR®’s). Lindsey is involved with various other networking groups to best serve her clients and is one of few young woman brokers in commercial real estate in New Hampshire.


“A project needs to be successful for everyone involved -- our tenants, brokers, lenders, the community… everyone. We’re committed to making that happen. We value the relationships with everyone involved in all of our projects. We’re in this business for the long term, and long-term mutually rewarding relationships are a vital component of our business." - David A. De Lise

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