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Member News — NAI James E. Hanson and Commercial Realty Group Celebrate Ribbon Cutting for 36,000-Square-Foot Office Building in Parsippany

September 28th, 2018 — Executives from NAI James E. Hanson, a leading New Jersey based full-service independent commercial real estate firm, and Commercial Realty Group (CRG) were joined by State Senator Anthony Bucco, State Assemblyman Jay Webber, and Parsippany Township Council members, Loretta Gragnani …

Capitol Update: Pending Bills & Important News From Trenton

September 28th, 2018 — From CIANJ’s Government Affairs team, here’s an update on pending legislation in Trenton that impacts New Jersey businesses: Corporate Business Tax & Combined Reporting Amendments This bill amends the way the corporate business tax is calculated and reported. CIANJ would …

Member News — PSE&G Follows State Policy for a New Era of Affordable, Clean, Reliable, Resilient and Safe Energy

September 27th, 2018 — Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) on Wednesday proposed a Clean Energy Future program  (CEF) with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to make critical investments in clean energy and advanced technology that would propel  New Jersey’s role …

Member News — Leading NJ Law Firms McManimon, Scotland & Baumann and Trenk Dipasquale Della Fera & Sodono to Join

September 27th, 2018 — Two of New Jersey’s leading law firms are joining together to create one of the largest, most diverse legal services firms in the state.  McManimon, Scotland and Baumann, LLC (“MS&B”) and Trenk DiPasquale Della Fera & Sodono, P.C. (“TD”) are excited …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health’s Tackle Kids Cancer Serves as Official Charity for PGA TOUR Tournament

September 26th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health was pleased to partner with the NORTHERN TRUST PGA TOUR tournament held at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, in support of Tackle Kids Cancer, a philanthropic initiative of the Hackensack University Medical Center Foundation dedicated to finding …

Member News — Columbia Bank Foundation Grant Helps Paterson’s CUMAC Food Bank

September 26th, 2018 — Columbia Bank, through their Columbia Bank Foundation, recently presented a $30,000 grant to the Center of United Methodist Aid in the Community (CUMAC) food bank. The grant will fund two much-needed upgrades to the organization’s Paterson Warehouse. The first project …

Member News — Verizon Names Chris Bartlett to Lead Corporate Development, Verizon Ventures

September 26th, 2018 — Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) has named Chris Bartlett senior vice president for corporate development and Verizon Ventures. Effective immediately, Bartlett assumes responsibility for joint ventures, strategic investment activity, acquisitions and divestitures. Bartlett was most recently managing director at …

Member News — Lakeland Bank Announces New Hires for September 2018

September 26th, 2018 — homas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following appointments. Gregory Ferris has been hired as Vice President, Business Continuity and Risk Officer based at the Milton Operations Center in Oak Ridge, N.J. He was …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin Welcomes New Real Estate Member

September 25th, 2018 — The law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome William L. Brewer as a Member of the firm.  He joins the firm’s Real Estate & Finance group. Brewer focuses his practice in the areas of commercial financing, leasing, acquisitions and sales, loan …

Member News — William Paterson University Student Team to Compete in Final Round of Financial Planning Challenge in Chicago

September 25th, 2018 — Three William Paterson University students, one of eight teams chosen from more than 20 university teams nationwide, will compete in the Financial Planning Challenge final round at the Financial Planning Association’s 2018 conference to be held in Chicago, IL from …

Member News — A New Path for Tomorrow’s Doctors Begins as Thomas Jefferson University, Atlantic Health System Dedicate Sidney Kimmel Medical College Regional Campus

September 25th, 2018 — Atlantic Health System and Thomas Jefferson University today formally dedicated the regional campus of Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC) at Morristown Medical Center and Overlook Medical Center, offering a program for third-year medical students unique in northern New Jersey. …

Member News — Brian DiFeo Joins MWWPR As Head Of Influencer Strategy

September 25th, 2018 — MWWPR announced today the addition of Brian DiFeo to the MWWPR Digital team as Senior Director of Influencer Strategy. DiFeo will be leading MWWPR’s evolving influencer marketing services, including developing meaningful and ROI-driven influencer campaigns and evergreen programs for MWWPR’s …

Member News — Twenty-three Attorneys in Peckar & Abramson’s New York & New Jersey Offices Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers®

September 25th, 2018 — Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that twenty-three (23) attorneys in the firm’s New York and New Jersey offices have been named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers® and Rising Stars. Each attorney is being honored for …

Member News — Three CohnReznick Leaders Named to Crain’s ‘Notable Women in Accounting & Consulting’ List

September 25th, 2018 — CohnReznick, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, has announced that Mary Amato, Claudine Cohen, and Marisa Garcia have been named to the inaugural Crain’s New York Business list of “Notable Women in Accounting and Consulting.” Mary Amato, CPA, is …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin’s Kristyl Berckes Featured on ABA Section of Litigation Sound Advice

September 25th, 2018 — Kristyl M. Berckes, an Associate of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., was featured in the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation’s Sound Advice, which gives members easy access to a collection of useful and enjoyable knowledge and …

Member News — Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli & Conte, P.A.’s Toni Ann Marabello and Matthew Nicodemo Installed as Officers of Bergen County Young Lawyers

September 25th, 2018 — Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli & Conte, P.A. congratulates Toni Ann Marabello and Matthew Nicodemo on their installation as President and Secretary of the Bergen County Young Lawyers Division, respectively.  Toni Ann and Matthew were sworn in as officers by the Honorable …

Member News — PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies at Montclair State University Application for Green Teams Now Open

September 25th, 2018 — The PSEG Institute for Sustainability Studies at Montclair State University, in conjunction with New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability (NJHEPS) and all affiliated colleges and universities, provides trans-disciplinary teams of 5 students to corporations to help them develop and …

Member News — New Jersey American Water Celebrates Completion of $37 Million Flood Protection Project at the Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant

September 25th, 2018 — New Jersey American Water celebrated the completion of a significant, long-term flood protection project at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the grounds of the plant. This $37 million project will help ensure the water supply at …

CIANJ Statement on Combined Reporting Bill

September 24th, 2018 — Statement from Anthony Russo, President, Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey: Today CIANJ opposed in both the Assembly & Senate Budget Committees a bill that establishes the way the Corporate Business Tax (CBT) is determined through combined reporting. This …

Member News — Kean University College of Business and Public Management Building to Open in 2020

September 24th, 2018 — Construction is set to begin for the newest academic building on the Kean University campus after the Board of Trustees recently approved a contract for the College of Business and Public Management building off Morris Avenue. The new state-of-the-art structure …

Member News — ExxonMobil to Join Oil and Gas Climate Initiative

September 24th, 2018 — ExxonMobil today said it will join the Oil and Gas Climate Initiative (OGCI), a voluntary initiative representing 13 of the world’s largest oil and gas producers working collaboratively toward solutions to mitigate the risks of climate change. The CEO-led organization …

Member News — Andrew D. Linden Named to New Jersey State Bar Association’s Inaugural Cannabis Law Committee

September 21st, 2018 — Andrew D. Linden, a Member of law firm, Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been named a member of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s inaugural Cannabis Law Committee for the 2018-2019 term. A resident of Caldwell, Linden assists marijuana entrepreneurs, suppliers, …

Member News — Investors Bank Is Named The Official Consumer and Business Bank of the New York Giants

September 21st, 2018 — The New York Giants have formed a powerful alliance with Investors Bank, one of the fastest growing banks in the region. Beginning with the 2018 season, Investors has become the Official Consumer and Business Bank of the New York Giants. …

Member News — NAI Hanson Negotiates Full Building Retail Lease in Parsippany

September 21st, 2018 — NAI James E. Hanson has negotiated a lease for an approximately 12,000-square-foot retail/showroom building with Home Comfort Furniture at 120 Rt. 46 W. in Parsippany, N.J. NAI Hanson’s Randy Horning and Darren Lizzack represented the tenant, Home Comfort Furniture, and the …

Member News — Fox Rothschild To Merge With Smith Moore Leatherwood

September 21st, 2018 — In what will be its largest combination, Fox Rothschild LLP will merge with Smith Moore Leatherwood LLP, effective November 1. This move, which adds 130 attorneys to the firm, signals Fox’s first foray into the Southeast. The addition of six …

Member News — American Water Awards 49 Environmental Grants

September 21st, 2018 — American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today the recipients of the company’s 2018 Environmental Grant Program awards. American Water has committed to support $188,000 to 49 projects throughout their service areas in 11 states. …

Member News — Bay Area Engineer to Lead STV Group’s Design-Build Efforts

September 20th, 2018 — William Knapp, P.E., a veteran civil engineering leader, has joined STV as vice president and design-build director in the firm’s Western Region. He will be based in STV’s Oakland office and manage design-build efforts in the western half of the …

Member News — Jeralyn Lawrence to Moderate “Everybody Lies” NJICLE Round Table

September 20th, 2018 — Jeralyn L. Lawrence, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., member of its Management Committee, and Chair of the Matrimonial & Family Law Practice Group, will serve as moderator and speaker for a round table discussion based on “Everybody …

Member News — Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico Is Latest Columbia Bank Foundation Donation Recipient

September 20th, 2018 — Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico (HFHPR) is the latest recipient of a $10,000 donation from the Columbia Bank Foundation through Columbia Bank’s “Employee Sponsored Giving Program.” Each month, the Bank’s employees nominate and vote on organizations to receive special …

CIANJ Meets with Gov. Murphy to Discuss Economic Incentives

September 20th, 2018 — Last Sunday, CIANJ President Anthony Russo attended a brunch meeting with Gov. Murphy in Princeton at Drumthwacket along with other prominent business leaders. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Governor’s vision of growing our economy and hearing …

Member News — Konica Minolta And Memjet Form Strategic Partnership

September 19th, 2018 — Konica Minolta Business SolutionsU.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced a strategic partnership with Memjet. Combining Memjet’s printing technology with the hardware expertise of Konica Minolta has resulted in the creation of digital inkjet print and labeling solutions that deliver the …

Member News — Avison Young Launches Life Sciences Specialty Practice Group

September 19th, 2018 — Mark E. Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young, the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, today announced the formation of a new life sciences specialty practice group. The group, which will assist life sciences companies with their real …

Member News — David C. Bennett Joins Peckar & Abramson’s New Jersey Office

September 19th, 2018 — Peckar & Abramson, P.C. (P&A) is pleased to announce that Construction Litigation attorney David C. Bennett has joined the firm’s New Jersey office as a Senior Associate. Prior to practicing law, Mr. Bennett had twenty-seven years of contract administration and …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin Welcomes Associate to New Jersey Office

September 19th, 2018 — The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome Michael J. Wise as an Associate in the New Jersey office.  He joins the firm’s Litigation Practice Group. A resident of Morristown, Wise focuses his practice on general commercial litigation.  Prior …

Member News — Hackensack University Medical Center’s Dr. Yukiko Kimura Completes Enrollment for Largest Research Study on Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

September 19th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center is pleased to announce that Yukiko Kimura, M.D., chief of Pediatric Rheumatology at the Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital, and immediate past president of Childhood Arthritis & Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA), has completed …

Member News — Introducing Better Boarding at United Airlines

September 19th, 2018 — United Airlines is expanding enhancements to its boarding at gates in airports around the world. The updated better boarding process gives customers more space at the gate, less time waiting in line and improved boarding information to create a less …

Member News — American Water Employees Volunteer Throughout Camden During Annual Month of Service

September 19th, 2018 — American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, is embarking on a series of volunteer efforts in Camden, NJ as part of its companywide AmerICANs in Action! Month of Service throughout September. Ahead of the company’s move …

Member News — Konica Minolta Expands ECM Portfolio With VeBridge Holdings Acquisition

September 19th, 2018 — Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced the acquisition of VeBridge Holdings, Inc., a Lexington, Kentucky-based document management business that specializes in enterprise content management (ECM), business process automation and outsourcing, and document conversion services. VeBridge, founded …

Member News — Atlantic Health System Sends Paramedics to Aid Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

September 19th, 2018 — Atlantic Ambulance, a division of Atlantic Health System, sent a team of three paramedics in an Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulance to South Carolina to aid in the relief efforts being organized by FEMA in preparation for Hurricane Florence. The …

Member News — PSE&G to Lower Residential Gas Bills Ahead of Winter Heating Season

September 19th, 2018 — Public Service Electric and Gas Co. (PSE&G) is decreasing residential gas bills just in time for the winter heating season. The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) today approved, on a provisional basis, PSE&G’s June gas supply filing that …

Member News — Lyft Hits One Billion Rides

September 19th, 2018 — Every single day, millions of people connect in Lyft rides across the country helping to demonstrate that people from all backgrounds, neighborhoods, and walks of life can come together — even if just for a short trip. We started Lyft …

Member News — Columbia Financial, Inc. Announces Appointment Of Joseph F. Dempsey

September 19th, 2018 — Columbia Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLBK) (the “Company”) announced that Joseph Dempsey has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Head of Commercial Banking for Columbia Bank, the Company’s wholly-owned banking subsidiary (the “Bank”).  In that role, Mr. Dempsey will be responsible …

Member News — Surety Title Company Expands Its New Jersey Footprint with the Merger of Title Village Title Agency

September 18th, 2018 — Surety Title Company, LLC, a leading title insurance firm serving residential and commercial clients through New Jersey and Pennsylvania, is proud to announce its further expansion through the merger with Lawrenceville, NJ based Title Village Title Agency, effective September 1, …

Member News — Grand Opening Celebration for Brand New Dual-Brand Hampton Inn & Suites and Homewood Suites at Teaneck

September 18th, 2018 — Alfred Sanzari Enterprises, along with their project partners from Hilton, M&T Bank and White Lodging, and Teaneck Mayor Hameeduddin celebrated the grand opening for Bergen County’s newest hospitality offering, the dual-branded Hampton Inn & Suites and Homewood Suites at Teaneck. Since …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin’s Jeffrey Casaletto to Present at Course for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals

September 18th, 2018 — Jeffrey M. Casaletto, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present “Due Diligence in New Jersey” with Chemmie Sokolic of Whitman and Ben Alter of GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc.  Co-sponsored by the firm and the Licensed Site Remediation Professionals …

Member News — Atlantic Stewardship Bank Launches New Apple Watch App

September 18th, 2018 — Atlantic Stewardship Bank recently announced that they have officially expanded further into the Apple experience with the launch of their new ASB Apple Watch App. They released their ASB App earlier this month, which is paired through the customer’s iPhone …

Member News — Berkeley College to Host ‘Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers’ During Women’s Entrepreneurship Week

September 18th, 2018 — In honor of Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, Berkeley College will host special events that include panel discussions with prominent women leaders in New York and New Jersey. Women in Leadership: Breaking Barriers is part of a global initiative to elevate the voices of …

Member News — Rider Partners with Lyft to Offer Free Late-Night Transportation for Students

September 18th, 2018 — Rider University and Lyft, the fastest growing on-demand app-based ride-hailing service, are partnering to give students a smart, reliable and convenient way back to campus late at night. Beginning September 6, all students will be able to use the Lyft app …

Member News — Montclair State University Announces Transformational Fundraising Campaign

September 18th, 2018 — In a pivotal moment for New Jersey’s second-largest university, Montclair State University has announced the public launch of Soar, The Campaign for Montclair State University, a pioneering initiative to ensure access to affordable, high-quality education for generations of students to …

Member News — Groome Industrial Service Group Moving Corporate HQ to Fairfield

September 17th, 2018 — Groome Industrial Service Group, Inc. along with subsidiary Groome Door & Mechanical Systems, both specialty service contracting companies will be sweeping their corporate offices, warehousing and training facilities to a free standing 22,000 SF facility in Fairfield that seems to …

Member News — Berkeley College Presents an Afternoon with Poet Arthur Gatti

September 17th, 2018 — Berkeley College Presents an Afternoon with Poet Arthur Gatti WHAT:   The Graphic Design Department in the Berkeley College School of Professional Studies presents the poetry of Arthur Gatti. Mr. Gatti will read excerpts and sign copies of his book, …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin Welcomes New Real Estate Attorney

September 17th, 2018 — The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to welcome Ellen M. Harris to its Real Estate & Finance Practice Group. Harris, who joins the firm after 12 years as Chief Legal Officer at Newark Housing Authority, has a strong …

Member News — Leonia High School Celebrates Opening of Hi-Tech Culinary Arts Lab Designed by LAN Associates

September 17th, 2018 — The design team from LAN Associates joined with students and staff of Leonia High School, as well as elected officials to celebrate the grand opening of the new Culinary Arts Lab. The state-of-the art facility will further expand the district’s …

Member News — Verizon Foundation Announces $1 Million Grant to American Red Cross to Assist in Hurricane Florence Relief

September 17th, 2018 — The Verizon Foundation today announced support for communities impacted by Hurricane Florence through a $1 million grant to the American Red Cross to assist in relief efforts. Additionally, between September 12, 2018 and September 28, 2018, the Verizon Foundation will …

CIANJ Statement on Murphy Administration’s Health Benefits Agreement with Labor Groups

September 17th, 2018 — Paramus (September 17, 2018) – Anthony Russo, President of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) released a statement on the agreement reached on healthcare benefits between the Murphy Administration and labor groups. “The Commerce & Industry Association …

Member News — Lowenstein Sandler’s Bruce D. Buechler Nominated to Superior Court of New Jersey

September 17th, 2018 — Lowenstein congratulates partner Bruce D. Buechler, Vice Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Financial Reorganization & Creditors’ Rights practice, on his nomination by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to become a judge on the Superior Court of New Jersey. The court holds statewide jurisdiction …

Member News — Columbia Bank Foundation Grant Supports Paterson’s St. Joseph’s University Medical Center

September 14th, 2018 — St. Joseph’s University Medical Center, part of St. Joseph’s Health, is the latest recipient of a $75,000 grant from the Columbia Bank Foundation. The donated funds will be used to replace one of four heavily used Mobile Intensive Care Unit …

Member News — New Jersey’s Own—Pfister Energy is the First Solar Energy Contractor in the United States to Appear on the Inc. 5000 List 8 Times

September 14th, 2018 — On August 15, Inc. magazine revealed that Pfister Energy is No. 1548 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within …

Member News — Archer Awarded NAIOP NJ Pillar Award

September 14th, 2018 — Liz Archer, a business development manager in Dewberry’s Bloomfield, New Jersey office, was recently selected to receive the Pillar Award by the Commercial Real Estate Development Association New Jersey Chapter (NAIOP NJ). The award will be presented at the annual …

Member News — Lightbridge Academy Celebrates 35th Center, Opens First Virginia Location and Prepares to Reach 100 Units Open Mark by 2020

September 14th, 2018 — Lightbridge Academy has a lot to celebrate in just the first half of 2018, including opening its 35th location in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in June with 79 additional units under construction or in development. The leading educational child care center brand …

Member News — United Airlines Commits to a Cleaner Future; Becomes First U.S. Airline to Pledge to Reduce Own Emissions by 50 Percent by 2050

September 14th, 2018 — United Airlines today made history by becoming the first U.S. airline to publicly commit to reducing its own greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2050, further strengthening the carrier’s ambition to be the world’s most environmentally conscious airline. United’s …

Member News — Columbia Bank Foundation Grant Helps Christian Health Care Center

September 14th, 2018 — The Columbia Bank Foundation provided the Christian Health Care Center, located in Wyckoff, New Jersey, a $25,000 grant to assist in the renovation of their Longview Assisted Living Residence. Longview was built nearly 20 years ago and primarily focuses on …

Member News — Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator Expands Focus to Identify and Promote Sustainable Agriculture Technologies

September 14th, 2018 — The Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2), a technology incubator and platform funded by the Wells Fargo Foundation and administered by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), is expanding its program to advance technologies that address the interconnection of food, water and energy. The …

CIANJ to Host Blockbuster Fall Networking Event at Anheuser-Busch

September 14th, 2018 — CIANJ is thrilled to partner with Anheuser-Busch on a unique networking event to be held outdoors at their brewery in Newark on October 11 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Our “Tailgating Networking Event: Cheers for Charity” will feature the Giants versus …

Member News — Sills Cummis & Gross Welcomes Brian L. Spadora

September 13th, 2018 — Sills Cummis & Gross is pleased to announce the addition of Brian L. Spadora as an Associate in the Firm’s Product Liability Practice Group. He is resident of the Firm’s Newark office. Prior to joining Sills Cummis, Mr. Spadora served …

CIANJ Testifies Against Bill Targeting United Airlines

September 13th, 2018 — Testimony Given to the Senate Transportation Committee by CIANJ Director of Government Affairs, Tony Perry Against S-2892 September 13, 2018 Good morning Chairman Diegnan and members of the committee. My name is Tony Perry from the Commerce and Industry Association …

Member News — Peapack-Gladstone Bank Hires June Ryan, Senior Managing Director & Senior Trust Officer, Peapack Private Wealth Management

September 11th, 2018 — Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC) and Peapack-Gladstone Bank are proud to announce the appointment of June Ryan, Senior Managing Director & Senior Trust Officer, Peapack Private Wealth Management. Working out of the Bank’s office in Teaneck, New …

Member News — Tackle Kids Cancer Kicks Off Third Year of Eli’s Challenge

September 11th, 2018 — Tackle Kids Cancer and New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning proudly announce the kick-off of this year’s Eli’s Challenge. In its initial launch three years ago, Super Bowl MVP Manning generously matched grassroots donations to Tackle Kids Cancer, up to …

Member News — Lakeland Bank Announces New Hires

September 11th, 2018 — Thomas J. Shara, President and CEO of Lakeland Bank, is pleased to announce the following appointments. Gregory Ferris has been hired as Vice President, Business Continuity and Risk Officer based at the Milton Operations Center in Oak Ridge, N.J. He …

Member News — Denholtz Associates Welcomes New Acquisitions and Development Associate to Growing Team

September 11th, 2018 — Denholtz Associates, a privately held, fully integrated real estate development, investment and management company, announces that Blake Burger has joined the company as an Acquisitions and Development Associate. In the role of Acquisitions and Development Associate, Burger will work closely …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health Appoints Rose M. Glenn Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

September 10th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health, New Jersey’s largest and most comprehensive health network, is pleased to announce that Rose M. Glenn, an executive with more than 30 years of communications and marketing experience in the health care industry, has been named senior …

Member News — NAI James E. Hanson Negotiates Sale of Former Bank Building in Florham Park

September 10th, 2018 — NAI James E. Hanson has negotiated the sale of a 3,950-square-foot retail building at 77 Hanover Road in Florham Park, N.J. NAI James E. Hanson’s Joan Cenicola and John Schilp represented the seller, DFK Associates, in the transaction. Previously a …

Member News — Peapack-Gladstone Bank Supports Local Students

September 10th, 2018 — For 10 years Peapack-Gladstone Bank has teamed up with the United Way of Northern New Jersey and Hunterdon County in supporting needy children in New Jersey.  Donations of school supplies are accepted at all bank locations and delivered to the …

Member News — Katherine Hartlin Strauss Appointed to Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager at Atlantic Stewardship Bank

September 10th, 2018 — Paul Van Ostenbridge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Stewardship Bank, announced the appointment of Katherine Hartlin Strauss to Assistant Vice President/Branch Manager of ASB’s North Haledon Office located at 33 Sicomac Road, North Haledon, NJ 07508. Ms. Strauss …

CIANJ Statement on Raising the Minimum Wage

September 7th, 2018 — Yesterday, Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said the legislature must be responsible when it comes to raising New Jersey’s minimum wage so that the business community is not destabilized. We could not agree more – quickly raising the state’s minimum wage …

Member News — Norris McLaughlin & Marcus to Present I-9 Compliance Seminars for Employers

September 7th, 2018 — Raymond G. Lahoud, Esq., a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin & Marcus, P.A., and Chair of its Immigration Law Group, is pleased to present a two-part seminar series for all human resource professionals, business owners, compliance officers, administrators, and …

Member News — Teudy Navarro Appointed to Mortgage Loan Officer at Atlantic Stewardship Bank

September 7th, 2018 — Paul Van Ostenbridge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Atlantic Stewardship Bank, recently announced the appointment of Teudy Navarro to Mortgage Loan Officer at ASB’s North Haledon Office located at 33 Sicomac Road, North Haledon, NJ, 07508. Mr. Navarro, a …

Member News — Company Growth Continues for LAN Associates with Additional Promotions to Management Team

September 6th, 2018 — LAN Associates’ Board of Directors recently announced another series of promotions within its management team, including two promotions within its Engineering Department. This comes off last month’s announcement of the expansion to the Architectural team. Tom Wighard, who served as Senior Mechanical Engineer, has …

Member News — Steven Morrison Joins CohnReznick as National Assurance Partner

September 6th, 2018 — CohnReznick LLP, one of the leading advisory, assurance, and tax firms in the United States, has announced that Steven Morrison has joined the Firm as a partner in the National Assurance Practice. Based in New York, Morrison joins the Audit Quality Group …

Member News — Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation Finalizes Acquisition of Lassus Wherley

September 6th, 2018 — Peapack-Gladstone Financial Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: PGC), parent company of Peapack-Gladstone Bank is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of New Providence, NJ-based Lassus Wherley, effective September 1, 2018. Founders Diahann W. Lassus and Clare E. …

CIANJ Statement on the Gateway Project

September 5th, 2018 — Statement from Anthony Russo, president, CIANJ on the Gateway Project: CIANJ recognizes the critical importance the state’s infrastructure has in relation to New Jersey’s economy. With outdated bridges, crumbling roads and tunnels that have reached the end of their life …

Member News — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Visit Hackensack University Medical Center

September 4th, 2018 — The New Jersey Perinatal Quality Collaborative (NJPQC) recently met with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at Hackensack Meridian Health Hackensack University Medical Center for the annual update to the agency, which funds the NJPQC work. Chairs Andrew Rubenstein. …

Member News — FPA Recognized as Top Design Firm by ENR NY

September 4th, 2018 — We are pleased to announce that French & Parrello Associates was recently named as one of the Top Design Firms in the region by Engineering News-Record (ENR) New York. Every year, the ENR New York “Top Design Firms” list ranks the largest …

Member News — Hackensack Meridian Health John Theurer Cancer Center to Host 10th Annual Celebrating Life & Liberty

September 4th, 2018 — Hackensack Meridian Health John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation’s top 50 hospitals for cancer, will host its tenth annual Celebrating Life and Liberty event at MetLife Stadium, featuring special performances by Bruce Springsteen tribute …

Member News — MFM&C, P.A. pleased to welcome the Hon. Harry G. Carroll, J.A.D. (Ret.) to the firm as Counsel

September 4th, 2018 — Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli & Conte, P.A., is pleased to announce that The Honorable Harry G. Carroll has joined the firm as Counsel.  Judge Carroll joins MFM&C after serving sixteen years as a New Jersey Superior Court Judge.  Judge Carroll brings …

Member News — Lakeland Bank Announces “Putting Fore a Purpose” Charity Campaign

September 4th, 2018 — Lakeland Bank is pleased to announce its new charity campaign “Putting Fore a Purpose.” In connection with the 46th Lakeland Charities Scholarship Golf Outing on Sept. 25, the Bank will donate $1 to the scholarship fund for every new Page Like …

Member News — TD Bank Becomes the First Bank to Receive Gold-Level Recognition as a Green Lease Leader

September 4th, 2018 — TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, has been recognized as a Green Lease Leader by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Better Buildings Alliance. “This award recognizes our ongoing strategy to embed environmental provisions …

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