The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce congratulates the executives from our member companies who were named to the Real Estate Power 50, as determined by NJBIZ newspaper. These real estate movers and shakers include N.J. Chamber Board members Peter Cocoziello, CEO and president of Advance Realty; Gretchen Wilcox, CEO and president of G.S. Wilcox and Co.; and Ted Zangari, co-chair of the real estate department of the law firm Sills, Cummis & Gross.
When New Jersey-native Buzz Aldrin was a youngster, who could imagine that he - or anybody - would one day walk on the moon? But if you looked hard enough, there were celestial signs. His mother's maiden name was Moon. She was born the same year the Wright brothers first took flight. Aldrin's father was an aviator, and Buzz took a great interest in space exploration when he was a student at Montclair High School bound for West Point.
The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce honored four legislators, two members of Gov. Chris Christie's cabinet and a tireless New Jersey bank executive - all of whom have gone above and beyond to help recharge New Jersey's business climate - at a reception in Bridgewater on Oct. 14.
Business leaders in New Jersey - presidents, CEOs and senior executives - love the Jersey Shore. That is clear according to the Baker Tilly - New Jersey Chamber of Commerce annual summer survey.
Six panels of experts, more than 500 business leaders and the state's four top-ranking legislators – Democrats and Republicans – came together to problem-solve at the two-day New Jersey Business Summit in Atlantic City last week, Sept. 17 and 18. And there were more than two dozen media members there to document the affair.
This event was unprecedented in that it united more than 40 separate organizations that represent business, labor, hospitals, universities and nonprofits in a singular mission - address the most pressing issues stifling economic growth in the Garden State.
The state's top-ranking legislators - Senate President Steve Sweeney, Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick - are among the state leaders that will join business executives in a first-of-its-kind Business Summit at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City on Sept.17 and 18.
Richard S. Mroz, president of the state Board of Public Utilities since 2014, discussed New Jersey's Energy Master Plan and… Read More