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Member News – Dewberry

November 25th, 2015 — Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, recently performed a climate change vulnerability analysis for the Oceans and Coastal Protection Division (OCPD) within the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Water. The work was provided under a two-year mission …

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

November 25th, 2015 — The MS Center at Holy Name Medical Center was awarded a $75,000 grant by Women United in Philanthropy. The grant will be used for a program that helps women retain their jobs by developing a plan of action and offering …

Member News – Mack-Cali

November 25th, 2015 — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) announced two new promotions within the company: Christopher DeLorenzo was promoted to executive vice president of leasing. In his new role, DeLorenzo will be responsible for the leasing efforts of the entire company. “With a …

Member News – WeiserMazars

November 25th, 2015 — WeiserMazars LLP, a leading accounting, tax and advisory services firm, announced that effective immediately it has expanded and realigned its Market segments as part of its ongoing growth strategy as the firm approaches its 100th anniversary. The expansion includes the …

Member News – Palisades Medical Center

November 25th, 2015 — On November 21, the Palisades Medical Center Foundation presented its prestigious Star Stream Awards to New Jersey Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Jeffrey M. Raskin, MD, PMC Medical Staff President, for their tireless work in supporting the health and well-being …

Member News – TD Bank

November 25th, 2015 — TD Bank has announced three new hires and promotions in its New Jersey offices: Gail D. Morales has been named Senior Vice President, Head of U.S. Project Management Office. Morales has more than 20 years of progressive responsible experience as …

CIANJ Welcomes New Members

November 25th, 2015 — CIANJ’s greatest strength is its members, their commitment to one another and the state of New Jersey. The Commerce and Industry Association is proud to share this month’s new members and welcomes each of them to our Association. At CIANJ …

Focusing on “Out of Network” Healthcare Costs

November 20th, 2015 — Despite it being a shortened work week next week, the Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee will be discussing legislation (A-4444) dealing with “out of network” healthcare costs on Monday.  The legislation seeks to contain these costs by requiring healthcare …

Member News – Leading Women Entrepreneurs & Business Owners/Corporate Leaders

November 20th, 2015 — On November 16th, 2015 Leading Women & Entrepreneurs of New Jersey held its recognition event to Honor New Jersey’s top 25 leading women entrepreneurs. The Leading Women Entrepreneurs (LWE) Program was developed for the purpose of acknowledging female business leaders …

Member News – Norris McLaughlin & Marcus P.A.

November 20th, 2015 — The New Jersey office of Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is pleased to welcome back Bradford W. Muller as an Associate in the firm’s litigation and internet law groups.  He returns to the firm after spending two years with the …

Member News – R2 Associates/Homeless Veterans Coat Drive

November 20th, 2015 — Please join CIANJ and R2 Associates in helping homeless veterans stay warm this winter by donating a gently used winter coat. We will be collecting both men’s and women’s coats until November 30th. You can drop off coats at the …

Member News – Gibbons P.C.

November 20th, 2015 — Gibbons P.C. and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey have announced that William J. Castner, Jr. has joined Horizon BCBSNJ’s senior leadership as Senior Vice President, Corporate and Regulatory Affairs. Mr. Castner currently serves as the Chair of …

Member News – Citrin Cooperman

November 20th, 2015 — Citrin Cooperman presented its inaugural New Jersey CEO Evolution on November 12, in partnership with the Rutgers Business School – Newark and New Brunswick (RBS).  The awards breakfast and seminar, hosted by Citrin Cooperman New Jersey’s co-managing partners, Edward Horton …

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

November 20th, 2015 — Physicians at Holy Name Medical Center are the first in the Northeast to use the Magellan™ Robotic System, which enables them to perform complex, yet minimally invasive, vascular procedures with extraordinary precision and speed. Holy Name is one of only …

Member News – William Paterson University

November 20th, 2015 — The Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales (RBI) at William Paterson University’s Cotsakos College of Business hosted its 9th Annual National Sales Challenge, an intense series of selling competitions and workshops held at the University’s campus in Wayne, N.J. The competition …

Member News – HackensackUMC

November 20th, 2015 — The Biomedical Ethics Committee at Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) presented its 19th Biomedical Ethics Symposium on Monday, November 16th. The event featured keynote speaker Paul A. Offit, M.D., professor of Pediatrics, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital of …

Member News – Residential Home Funding

November 20th, 2015 — Marc Demetriou, Branch Manager/Mortgage Consultant at Residential Home Funding Corp., served as a Key Note Speaker at The Mastermind Summit, the #1 real estate and mortgage event in America. The event took place Nov. 2nd – Nov. 5th at the …

Member News – Kearny Bank

November 20th, 2015 — Kearny Bank has named Rita Permuko Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager at its Point Pleasant Office, located at 2201 Bridge Avenue. Permuko is a Georgian Court College graduate and has 35 years of banking experience. She currently serves as a director of …

Requirements for Member News Items

November 20th, 2015 — Valued Members, In each edition of the weekly Business Beat e-newsletter, we feature CIANJ Member News which shines a spotlight on newsworthy items like promotions, charitable contributions and accomplishments of our membership. If you are interested in being featured in our Member …

Legislative Session Heats Up

November 13th, 2015 — So what will lawmakers focus on next week?  Fifteen legislative committees will focus on issues ranging from legalizing marijuana, issuing drivers licenses to non-citizens, to regulating how electronic consumer products are recycled.  Other matters to be discussed include selling personalized …

Member News-Anheuser-Busch

November 12th, 2015 — Anheuser-Busch has been active throughout New Jersey, leading several programs that have benefited local communities. This September, as part of Global Be(er) Responsible Day, employees from the Newark Brewery and Anheuser-Busch Sales of New Jersey thanked consumers for making a plan to make …

Member News-Dewberry

November 12th, 2015 — Three Dewberry employees from the Bloomfield, New Jersey, office were recently elected to serve in professional leadership positions for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) North Jersey Branch. Michael Sears, PE, senior associate, will serve as the branch president …

Member News-Peckar & Abramson

November 12th, 2015 — Peckar & Abramson has announced that twenty-four attorneys at the firm have been included in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers. Best Lawyers is the oldest and one of the most respected peer-review publications in the legal profession.  P&A’s accomplished attorneys …

Member News-Berkeley College

November 12th, 2015 — On November 4th, 2015 Berkeley College hosted its 14th Annual Post-Election event in Woodland Park, NJ. The event gave business leaders, students, who were the majority of the audience, and the college community the opportunity to hear the views of …

Member News-Mack-Cali Realty Corporation

November 12th, 2015 — Roseland, a subsidiary of Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI), today announced that it is moving forward with its project to build dual branded Marriott hotels at Port Imperial, the company’s flagship $3 billion mixed-use, master-planned, waterfront development. The complex will feature …

Member News-NJIT

November 12th, 2015 — On Thursday, Nov. 12, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for its Wellness and Events Center (WEC), a $102 million multi-purpose building. At 200,000 square feet, WEC is key component of the university’s $300 million plan …

Legislature Back in Full Swing

November 6th, 2015 — It has been four months since the General Assembly has convened in Trenton but on Monday the drought ends.  The Assembly will join the Senate where no fewer than thirteen committees will meet on a range of legislatives issues including …

Member News – Sobel & Co.

November 6th, 2015 — Sobel & Co. announced that James G. Mottola, a former Special Agent in Charge of the Newark, New Jersey office of the United States Secret Service, has joined the firm to serve as the Director of their Fraud and Forensic/Litigation …

Member News – Terrie O’Connor Realtors

November 6th, 2015 — Terrie O’Connor, founder and broker-owner of Terrie O’Connor Realtors, was recently honored by The Mahwah Regional Chamber of Commerce as its 2015 Humanitarian of the Year. Since founding Terrie O’Connor Realtors, Terrie has helped thousands of businesses and families make …

Member News – M&T Bank

November 6th, 2015 — M&T Bank has announced a series of leadership promotions to manage operations in the Metropolitan New York City and New Jersey area following its acquisition of Hudson City Bancorp, a merger giving the bank a combined total of 177 offices …

Member News – Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A.

November 6th, 2015 — The Bridgewater-based law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., is proud to announce that it has been selected for inclusion in sixteen practice areas in the 2016 Best Law Firms rankings by U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers.  This marks the …

Member News – Felician University

November 6th, 2015 — Felician president, Dr. Anne M. Prisco, and the Felician College Board of Trustees are proud to announce that Felician College is now Felician University. The designation as an official University more accurately reflects Felician’s range and quality of academic offerings. …

Member News – NJ MarketShift/NJII

November 6th, 2015 — NJ MarketShift, an initiative of the New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII), an NJIT corporation, in partnership with the iBridgeNetwork, an initiative of the Innovation Accelerator Foundation, is collaborating with a large, publicly traded company seeking New Jersey manufacturers of industrial …

Member News – Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP

November 6th, 2015 — Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP is pleased to announce that partner Brian O’Donnell, cochair of the Firm’s Insurance and Reinsurance Group, has been named a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial …

Member News – Mountain Development Corp.

November 6th, 2015 — National law firm Lowenstein Sandler has signed a long-term lease in Roseland, N.J. Owned by joint venture partners Mountain Development Corp. Lowenstein Sandler will be the marquee long-term tenant at the 433,945-square-foot building, set on a 56-acre campus. In collaboration …

Member News – LG Electronics

November 6th, 2015 — LG Electronics USA has been honored by the U.S. Green Building Council New Jersey Chapter (USGBC NJ) for “outstanding achievement and best practices in green building and sustainability.” The Top Honoree award recognizes the new design for LG’s North American …

Member News – NJIT

November 6th, 2015 — New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) will hold its annual black-tie fundraiser, Celebration, on Nov. 13, 2015 at The Pleasantdale Chateau, West Orange, at which the President’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement will be awarded to Albert Dorman, founding chairman and …

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