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41 honored at N.J. Society of CPAs’ Ovation Awards

Forty-one individuals were the recipients of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants' 2022 Ovation Awards, representing outstanding achievements in seven categories: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Exceptional Educators; Emerging Leaders; Impact; Innovation; Lifetime...

Fulop raises pay for full-time Jersey City employees to $20/hour

So much for the fight for $15. On Thursday, Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop announced the creation of a $20-per-hour living wage statute for all full-time Jersey City employees. As part of the city’s 2022-2023 fiscal...

Fortune 50 financial HR expert Walden named new EVP, chief HR officer at Columbia...

Fair Lawn-based Columbia Bank on Thursday said that, effective immediately, Jenifer Walden is its new executive vice president and chief human resources officer. Walden succeeds Geri Kelly, who is retiring in September. In her new...

Property tax plan to deliver over 2 million rebates to New Jersey households 

New Jersey will provide millions of households with property tax relief by expanding the state's ANCHOR Property Tax Program, Gov. Phil Murphy, Senate President Nicholas Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin said Wednesday. Households, including...

BlueGate Partners, M&T Realty Capital secure $63M permanent financing for Agnes in Jersey City

Working on behalf of Fields Grade Development, BlueGate Partners and M&T Realty Capital Corp. said they successfully secured $63 million in permanent financing to repay M&T Bank’s construction loan for the Agnes, a 233-unit...

6 banks earn community service awards from NJBankers

Whether making financial contributions, volunteering time and resources, sponsoring events or teaching financial literacy to young adults, the New Jersey Bankers Association said, its members are committed to the communities they serve. NJBankers recently announced...

Advisors Mortgage Group sees influx of new hires in southern N.J.

Ocean Township-based Advisors Mortgage Group has experienced an influx of new loan officers joining the company this year, especially in southern New Jersey, according to a Tuesday announcement from the firm. “Loan officers are looking...

Government needs to give businesses a boost

If someone told us in 2019 that there would come a day when New Jersey would be flush with cash, we wouldn’t have believed them. But that day has come, due to an influx...

Step 1 in N.J.’s post-pandemic recovery: Invest in business community ravaged by COVID-19

When the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce hosted a ReNew Jersey Business Summit & Expo in Atlantic City in April, more than 600 business and political leaders came together to discuss ways to revitalize...

Peapack-Gladstone Bank elevates exec to SVP and head of operations

Lisa Ciampi has been elevated to senior vice president, managing principal, head of operations at Peapack-Gladstone Bank, according to an announcement this week from the Somerset County-based institution. With 30 years of financial services experience,...

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Henderson: Decision to leave NJCU is not tied to school’s ‘financial emergency’

Longtime New Jersey City University President Sue Henderson understood the timing of the announcements was not going to look good. That’s what happens when word...

Survey: 83% of consumers are cutting back on personal spending, travel due to inflation

Quitting smoking, taking on “odd jobs” for extra income or making one's own coffee are just a few of the ways consumers said they...

Marc Berson concludes term as chair of RWJBarnabas Health board of trustees

A stalwart of the New Jersey community, Marc Berson concludes his three-year term as Chair of the RWJBarnabas Health board of trustees at the...

Solidia Technologies names investment banking expert Walton as CFO

Piscataway-based Solidia Technologies on Tuesday said investment banking, operations and commercial growth expert Kathleen Walton has been named its chief financial officer. A specialist in...

The Kislak Co. sells affordable multifamily portfolio for $14.1M

The Kislak Co. announced the recent sale of a portfolio of affordable income-restricted multifamily properties in northern and central New Jersey for a total...