NAI Mertz recently announced that Carmelo Costantino has joined the Mount Laurel team as director, office. Carmelo is an industry veteran with 30-plus successful and diversified years in the commercial construction industry as a business owner and executive, managing private and public sector projects ranging from $1 million to $500 million.
Costantino currently serves as senior executive district manager of office leasing and lease compliance services with the state of New Jersey’s Office of Legislative Services, where he is responsible for creating, managing and evaluating initiatives, operating standards and procedures of the district office program. During his tenure with the state, he has been responsible for procuring and managing 180,000 square feet of commercial office space in 40 legislative districts throughout the state of New Jersey. He has managed a $6 million annual budget, ensuring each district office was fiscally accountable, and met guidelines in accordance with Legislative Joint Rules.
“We are pleased to welcome Carmelo to our team of professionals at NAI Mertz,” Bobbi Jean Formosa, chief operating officer, stated. “Carmelo is a seasoned negotiator and adept at competitive bidding, project buyout and value engineering. He is uniquely experienced in all facets of construction, building maintenance, commercial leasing, lease compliance and facilities and property oversight. We look forward to his contributions.”