ROI Influencers: Higher Education — Business partners

    Patrick Dunican
    Managing partner
    Gibbons P.C.

    Dunican, who is the chair of the board of trustees at Iona and on the board of visitors at Seton Hall Law, backs a higher education focus group at Gibbons that includes more than three dozen lawyers.

    Angelo Genova
    Co-founder, chair and managing partner
    Genova Burns

    Hugely influential in one of the higher ed practice groups frequently mentioned. Genova Burns has provided guidance throughout much of the growth of Montclair State, among other schools.

    Joe Jingoli

    A noted philanthropist and head of one of the best-known construction companies in the state, Jingoli has been instrumental in many of Chris Paladino’s projects, as well as building the co-gen plant at Montclair State.

    Chris Paladino
    New Brunswick Development Corp.

    Paladino is the leading higher ed developer in the state. He is known mostly for his work at Rutgers (where he created a new campus, an honors college and The Yard), and on Stockton’s new campus in Atlantic City.