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Member News – Hackensack University Health Network

April 29th, 2016 — Andrew L. Pecora, M.D., chief innovations officer, professor and vice president of Cancer Services, HackensackUMC; past president of Regional Cancer Care Associates; and COTA founder and executive chairman; is a selected participant in Cellular Horizons: the Vatican’s Third International Conference …

Member News – Kearny Bank

April 29th, 2016 — Kearny Bank has named John Dunne as its new Senior Vice President/Chief Risk Officer. Dunne is a certified bank auditor and certified risk professional with over 30 years of banking experience. In his position he’ll oversee Enterprise Risk Management, BSA/Compliance …

Member News – KRS CPAs, LLC

April 29th, 2016 — Certified public accounting firm KRS CPAs, LLC has been awarded the distinction of being named as a 2016 Best Places to Work in New Jersey by NJBIZ. “It is quite thrilling to be recognized for the seventh consecutive year by …

Member News – Valley National Bank

April 29th, 2016 — Valley National Bancorp (NYSE:VLY), the holding company for Valley National Bank, today reported net income for the first quarter of 2016 of $36.2 million, or $0.14 per diluted common share as compared to the first quarter of 2015 earnings of …

Member News – Mack-Cali Realty Corporation

April 29th, 2016 — Mack-Cali Realty Corporation (NYSE: CLI) has announced a series of transactions in the redeployment of disposition proceeds as part of its announced strategic plan. The Company has sold approximately $300 million of assets year to date. By May 18, the …

Member News – TD Bank

April 29th, 2016 — TD Bank has promoted Adam J. Birch to Assistant Vice President, Sales and Service Manager of the Monmouth Regional Store at 500 Shrewsbury Ave. in Tinton Falls, N.J. He is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing …

Member News – Atlantic Stewardship Bank

April 29th, 2016 — Paul Van Ostenbridge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Stewardship Bank (ASB), announced the appointment of four new Mortgage Loan Originators who will be responsible for the origination of mortgage loans based upon the established guidelines of the Bank; with …

Member News – Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation

April 29th, 2016 — Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank have announced the promotion of Lisa Chalkan to Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer at Peapack-Gladstone Bank.  In her current role, Lisa directs Peapack-Gladstone Bank’s credit professionals and quality …

Seeking Best Practices Submissions

April 29th, 2016 — CIANJ and COMMERCE Magazine are seeking best practices from your company’s President, CEO or Managing Partner to consider for a prestigious award and publication in our 2016-2017 Annual Best Practices Guide. To participate, please have your President, CEO or Managing …

Member News – HUMC Palisades

April 21st, 2016 — HackensackUMC Palisades (formerly Palisades Medical Center) celebrated National Volunteer Week by holding a special luncheon at The Waterside in North Bergen to recognize its dedicated volunteers for their tireless efforts. “Our volunteers play a vital role in helping HackensackUMC Palisades …

Member News – Holy Name Medical Center

April 21st, 2016 — Patients seeking surgical treatment for severe obesity and its related conditions have the opportunity to receive treatment at a nationally accredited program that meets the highest standards for patient safety and quality and is close to home. Sheryl Slonim, DNP, …

Member News – Riker Danzig

April 21st, 2016 — Morristown-based law firm Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP has announced that Ronald Leibman, partner and co-chair of Riker Danzig’s Transportation and Logistics Group, has been named to the Law360 Transportation Editorial Advisory Board for 2016. The purpose of …

Member News – Berkeley College

April 21st, 2016 — Berkeley College honored the sacrifices of veterans and their families, including the nearly 150 military and veteran students who will graduate from the College later this month, at the 4th Annual Salute to Veterans Gala on April 7, 2016. “The Salute …

Member News – LeClairRyan

April 21st, 2016 — LeClairRyan has announced that the firm has been recognized as one of the 100 best law firms for female attorneys in Law360’s second annual ranking. LeClairRyan was also ranked in the 2015 inaugural list. The rankings stem from the results …

Member News – Crowne Plaza Saddle Brook

April 21st, 2016 — The cylindrical, 12-story hotel in Saddle Brook, a landmark along Route 80, has reopened as a Crowne Plaza after being shut down for six years. The 148-room hotel is owned by Unique Hotel Management Group of Houston, which bought it …

Member News – Collemi Consulting

April 21st, 2016 — With changing regulations and ever-increasing challenges faced by firms of all sizes, Whitman Business Advisors LLC (WBA) has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Collemi Consulting & Advisory Services, LLC to provide high-level strategic and technical …

Cyber Insurance: The Policy Gaps All Businesses Need to Know

April 21st, 2016 — With data breaches and other digital attacks against major retailers and other organizations becoming chillingly regular, the purchase of Cyber Security Insurance policies, which support traditional crime and general liability coverage, are expected to triple to $7.5 billion by 2020. …

Higher Ed & Business – Perfect Together

April 15th, 2016 — CIANJ joined Governor Christie, Labor & Workforce Development Commissioner, Hal Wirths, and Union County College President, Margaret M. McMenamin in Cranford yesterday in announcing an investment of $2.7 million for the launch of three new Talent Development Centers.  The purpose …

Member News – Lakeland Bank

April 15th, 2016 — Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, has announced the appointment of James M. Nigro to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer based in Oak Ridge, N.J. Nigro has more than 30 years …

Member News – Scarinci Hollenbeck

April 15th, 2016 — Scarinci Hollenbeck is proud to announce that Peter S. Moeller, Director of Marketing and Communications, was named one of New Jersey’s “Best of the Best” under 40 in the field of marketing and communications by the New Jersey Advertising Club …

Member News – Berkeley College

April 15th, 2016 — Randy B. Luing, Esq., Board Vice Chairman, Berkeley College; and Kevin L. Luing, Board Chairman, Berkeley College; were honored to receive the 2016 Legacy Award at the 2016 Humanitarian Awards Dinner, in support of the American Conference on Diversity’s charity …

Member News – Royce Joseph Capital, LLC

April 15th, 2016 — Todd A. Smith, managing member at Royce Joseph Capital LLC, has announced the release of his third book, “First and Ten on the Twenty is it Football, Business or Life?”. The concept of “First and Ten on the Twenty. . …

Member News – NAI James E. Hanson

April 15th, 2016 — NAI James E. Hanson announced it has brokered the sale of The Landmark property, which consists of a 25,000-square-foot catering facility and a 53,000-square-foot industrial building located at 33 Route 17 South in East Rutherford, N.J. to The Hampshire Companies …

Member News – Atlantic Stewardship Bank

April 15th, 2016 — Atlantic Stewardship Bank is celebrating three decades of serving the financial needs of the northern New Jersey markets through the provision of personalized banking services. As part of its celebration, ASB is hosting its first annual ASB Charity Run/Walk for Housing …

Member News – HackensackUMC

April 15th, 2016 — For a second time, Hackensack University Medical Center (HackensackUMC) has been designated a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence™ (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The DICOE program, which represents the pinnacle of medical imaging care, is an achievement …

Member News – Marsh & McLennan

April 15th, 2016 — APRIL 2016 HEALTHY TIP: GOING GREEN Going green is about caring for nature. The benefits of doing so are great. Nature is a valuable resource. It helps nourish and sustain us. And you may not realize it, but nature is …

Member News- Lakeland Bank

April 5th, 2016 — Lakeland Bank recently honored four employees with the Employee of the Quarter Award. Trish Bartlett, Beth Nelson, Fran VanGlahn, and Alex VanderToorn were presented with the award based on nominations submitted by colleagues. “Congratulations to the awardees for their exceptional service,” …

Member News- TAPinto.net

April 5th, 2016 — TAPinto.net has announced the franchising of TAPinto Somerville and TAPinto Hillsborough under the leadership of Managing Editor Rod Hirsch, increasing TAPinto’s network of online local newspapers to 46 franchises in New Jersey and five in New York. Rod is a veteran journalist with more …

Member News- HackensackUMC Palisades

April 5th, 2016 — HackensackUMC Palisades (formerly Palisades Medical Center) patients can now experience a modern, convenient registration process that protects against identity theft and the creation of duplicate medical records. Using the state-of-the-art system, called SafeChx, patients are now able to register using …

Member News-Sterling National Bank

April 5th, 2016 — Sterling Bancorp, through its principal subsidiary, Sterling National Bank, announced that it has completed the acquisition of NewStar Business Credit, LLC. NSBC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NewStar Financial Inc., a provider of specialized direct lending and credit management …

Member News-NAI James E. Hanson

April 5th, 2016 — NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, announced the brokering of the sale of an 18,140-square-foot medical office building located at 190 Midland Avenue in Saddle Brook, N.J. NAI Hanson’s Darren M. Lizzack, …

Welcome CIANJ New Members

April 5th, 2016 — CIANJ’s greatest strength is its members, their commitment to one another and the state of New Jersey. The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey is proud to share this month’s new members and welcomes each of them to our …

What is the “Smart Container Act”?

April 1st, 2016 — On Monday the Assembly Environment & Solid Waste Committee will hear testimony on A-2281, also known as the Smart Container Act.  If enacted, this bill would assess a 10 cents tax on every container sold in NJ that is less …

Member News – QualCare

April 1st, 2016 — QualCare has announced that Kevin Joyce has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of QualCare. “Kevin has been with the company for more than 17 years and has consistently helped build our network and shepherd new products,” said Annette Catino, …

Member News – NJIT

April 1st, 2016 — New Jersey Institute of Technology creates at least $1.74 billion of economic value for the Garden State each year, according to a new analysis of the Newark-based research university’s economic impact. The analysis, based on the work of independent consultants, …

Member News – Scarinci Hollenbeck LLC

April 1st, 2016 — Scarinci Hollenbeck LLC has appointed Anthony R. Caruso to manage its newest office in Red Bank, New Jersey. The new office is scheduled to open early next month to accommodate the continuing expansion of the firm’s Monmouth County presence. Since …

Member News – NAI James E. Hanson

April 1st, 2016 — NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey-based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, announced its winners from the annual “Hanson Awards”, an annual recognition dinner in which the firm honors its employees’ professional achievements from the previous calendar year. …

Member News – Inserra Supermarkets

April 1st, 2016 — To mark its 62nd anniversary, Inserra Supermarkets recently honored 229 associates, who have a collective total of 4,435 years of service, at an awards celebration. The honorees were recognized for their milestone anniversaries, ranging from 5 to 50 years of …

Member News – TD Bank

April 1st, 2016 — TD Bank has named Gerald (Jerry) Buffalino as Vice President, Senior Relationship Manager in Commercial Lending, based in New Brunswick, N.J. In his role as a senior loan officer, he will initiate and manage banking relationships by providing lending, deposits, …

Member News – St. Joseph’s Healthcare System

April 1st, 2016 — St. Joseph’s Healthcare System (SJHS), based in Paterson, New Jersey, has announced the appointment of Todd Brower, Esq., to the position of Senior Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to coming to St. Joseph’s, Mr. Brower served as a Partner …

Member News – LeClairRyan

April 1st, 2016 — LeClairRyan has announced that shareholders Janice B. Grubin and Heidi J. Sorvino, resident in the national law firm’s Manhattan office, have been recognized in Super Lawyers Magazine as two of the Top Women Lawyers in Metro New York in the …

Member News – Wells Fargo

April 1st, 2016 — Larisa Perry, executive vice-president at Wells Fargo & Co., has been named one of New Jersey’s “Best 50 Women in Business” by NJBIZ.  She was awarded at a reception on March 21 in Somerset. Perry is the company’s top community …

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