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Since 1987, J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. has set itself apart from the competition through a combination of well-established relationships, development expertise and in-house capabilities. J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. has achieved its reputation for quality and reliability based on our unique Leadership Pledge.

Each and every project we complete is guided by our unique Leadership Pledge

  • Provide quality facilities that reflect the character of our clients and stand the test of time
  • Relentlessly pursue total client satisfaction
  • Create value and opportunity for clients, service providers, tradesmen and employees
  • Respond to the needs of the community
  • Set a standard of conduct that reinforces traditional notions of service accountability and integrity

Our Team

As a group, J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. is committed to providing leadership to our clients and leadership in our community.

Our team not only has deep experience in the complexities of environmental, legal, and permitting challenges of development, but is also uniquely positioned to successfully overcome the inherent obstacles in the development process.

Chris Amass

Chris Amass

Chris Amass serves as an Accounting Specialist at J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. He attended Christian Brothers Academy high school in Lincroft, NJ. Following this, he majored in Economics at Drew University in Madison, NJ. Prior to joining the firm, Chris worked at The Green Group, an account firm centered in Woodbridge, NJ. While working there, he enrolled in various accounting courses at Raritan Valley Community College.

He is very interested in the stock market; he enjoys day trading and investing in his own portfolio. In his free time, you will find Chris cheering for the Yankees and Giants.


Dominick Baker

Dominick Baker

Dominick Baker is a Project Executive with J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. He is involved in all aspects of the acquisition and development lifecycle – including site selection and design, underwriting, contract negotiations, entitlements, project management, and construction coordination.

Prior to joining the firm, Dominick was a management consultant for PwC Consulting in New York City, where he assisted financial services firms with implementing strategic risk management objectives, as well as provided project management services. He graduated from Lehigh University with a degree in Finance.


Matthew Campbell

Matthew Campbell

Matthew P. Campbell serves as a project executive at J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. In his role, he supports the firm’s real estate development initiatives, goals, and projects throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

He comes to us from Delbarton School in Morristown, NJ, his high school alma mater, where he led their capital fundraising efforts as Senior Major Gifts Officer in the Advancement Office. Matt also held roles as an assistant on the Varsity lacrosse coaching staff and co-coordinated DelEX, Delbarton’s Externship program for rising seniors.

Matt began his career at Morgan Stanley and later ventured to his college alma mater, Hobart College, where he held various roles in their Advancement Office based in Hoboken, NJ.

Matt is a graduate of Hobart College, where he Captained the Varsity lacrosse team and led various philanthropic initiatives on behalf of their Athletic Department. Matt later obtained his MBA at NYU Stern.


Joe Correia

Joe Correia

Joe Correia serves as Executive Vice President at J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc., where he focuses on driving growth throughout the Pennsylvania and New Jersey markets while overseeing all facets of property management for the firm’s commercial and residential real estate portfolio.

He works closely with our in-house construction team to ensure projects are delivered to our clients on time and on budget with an emphasis on total client satisfaction. Most recently, he led a team of project managers, architects, and engineers to deliver a new, state-of-the-art, French Bakery to the Lehigh Valley. His hard work ethic, tireless effort to understand the client’s industry and shared vision for the bakery’s success were instrumental in expediting the project’s delivery and in obtaining township approvals.

Over the years, he has developed deep relationships with many of the Lehigh Valley’s township officials, engineers, and public executives. By establishing credibility within the various townships and utilizing his unmatched market knowledge, Joe is able to assist clients with establishing a location for their business to thrive.

Joe earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh and is based at the firm’s headquarters in Asbury, New Jersey.


Deb DiTaranto

Deb DiTaranto

Debra DiTaranto serves as the Assistant to Greg Rogerson, Principal of J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. based in Asbury, NJ.

In addition, Debra is responsible for drafting leases, purchase agreements, amendments, and provides administrative support to various J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. Project Managers and team members.

Debra has over 15 years of experience supporting marketing executives in the global telecommunications industry. She enjoys reading, biking, boating, and spending time with her family.


Cheri Doyle

Cheri Doyle

Cheri Doyle serves as Managing Director of Senior Housing at J.G. Petrucci Co. Inc., In this role she is responsible for sourcing and overseeing the firm’s senior housing development. Over the course of her career she has developed, leased, and consulted on over 3 million square feet of healthcare and senior housing space, while specializing in healthcare management, operations, strategic planning and real estate development.   Prior to joining J.G. Petrucci, Inc., she served as Senior Vice President for Trammell Crow Northeast Metro. During her career she has specialized in Healthcare Management, Senior Living, Strategic Planning, and Real Estate Development. Doyle is a licensed Real Estate Broker and a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives.  She received her undergraduate degree from Colgate University and Master’s of Health Service Administration from The George Washington University.


Taryn Earl

Taryn Earl

Taryn Earl has been with J.G. Petrucci Co. for more than 15 years, serving as both Personal Assistant to Jim Petrucci and Office Manager. Taryn is also most often the first one to greet phone callers and visitors to the company’s Asbury, NJ headquarters, which is perfectly suited to her friendly personality. Taryn is a graduate of North Hunterdon High School, where she received a Scholarship Award as Outstanding Business Student.

A life-long resident of New Jersey, Taryn enjoys participating in the annual Walk America and Relay for Life charity events, as well as spending time with friends and family.


Joni Elekes

Joni Elekes

Joni Elekes is Director of Property Management as well as a Lease Administrator at J. G. Petrucci Company. Prior to joining the team, Joni was a Human Resource/Office Manager with NAI Summit. She has over 20 years of experience in Accounting and Human Resource/Office Management.

Joni earned her Master of Business Administration from DeSales University and graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Muhlenberg College. She is a volunteer with Make-A-Wish Foundation, Vice President of Catasauqua Main Streets, awarded Lehigh Valley Business’ Women of Influence in 2020, and sits on the CREW Lehigh Valley Board of Directors serving as secretary.


Daphane Mitlo

Daphane Mitlo

Daphane Mitlo joined J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. as an Accounts Payable Specialist in March, 2022. Just prior to her starting with the company, Daphane was a full-time entrepreneur. She brings to JGP her creative spirit, and her experience in disciplines related to her current role from her times with Restorix Inc. – a wound-care center at Robertwood Johnson Hospital of Somerville – and Recovery Unplugged – a music-based addiction treatment center in Austin, Texas. Daphane has her B.S. in Wildlife Biology from Texas State University.

Daphane is a native of Somerset County, NJ, currently residing in High Bridge (Hunterdon County) with her husband, two sons, and three cats. In her spare time, Daphane loves to read, hike, and spend time with her family. She is looking forward to working with such an amazing team here and growing with the company at J.G. Petrucci!


Theresa Nyce

Theresa Nyce

Theresa Nyce joined J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. as an Administrative Assistant in July 2022. With excellent organizational and time management skills, she is responsible for all clerical duties and to help the office run smoothly & efficiently.

Theresa was born and raised in Germany. She has more than 10 years of experience in German law firms and is familiar with handling a large number of different projects including deadline management.

Theresa currently resides in Bucks County, PA with her husband and is based at the firm’s headquarters in Asbury, NJ.


Suzanne Peniston

Suzanne Peniston

Suzanne Peniston serves as the assistant asset manager at J.G. Petrucci Company, Inc. She is responsible for effectively computing, classifying, and recording data and assists with the day-to-day operations involved in managing the firm’s 3.6 million square foot portfolio.

Suzanne has over 20 years of management experience for companies such as Sterling Management, LLC, Strategyx Consulting, LLC, and The Merck Child Learning Center. She received her B.S. in Recreation Professions and Leisure Studies from Montclair State University.

As an active community member, Suzanne has volunteered for the annual Peter J. Biondi Memorial Run/Walk and St. Hubert’s Giralda Animal Shelter. Her dog, Chance, is a certified therapy dog, and she is a certified handler. Chance and her visit challenged high school students, hospitals, and nursing homes. She also serves as a Board Member and Treasurer for Faces of America’s Brave, a charitable humanitarian organization dedicated to the well-being of combat veterans and military personnel.


Jim Petrucci

Jim Petrucci

Jim Petrucci founded J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. in 1987. As President of the Company, he has guided the J.G. Petrucci Co. team through a program of measured growth with a focus on providing clients with complete accountability on every project. J.G. Petrucci Co. has developed and built over six million square feet of commercial and industrial buildings covering a wide range of industries. The Company currently owns and manages a portfolio of approximately three and a half million square feet of space and several hundred acres of land in three states. Jim is personally involved in every project and transaction, and acts as a hands-on partner with each client.

Jim attended Delbarton School in Morristown, NJ, and graduated from Princeton University Magna Cum Laude with a degree in American History, where he also Co-Captained the Varsity Football Team. He lives in Peapack, NJ with his wife and four (4) children. He was a Founding Director and Vice Chairman of Team Capital Bank, which merged with Provident Bank in 2014, and serves as a Regent at Delbarton School.


Joe Petrucci

Joe Petrucci

Joe serves as Project Executive for J.G. Petrucci Company. He works alongside the firm’s development team and is responsible for business development, acquisitions, entitlements, project management and leasing.

Prior to joining J.G. Petrucci Company, Joe spent four years as a Project Manager at J.G. Petrucci’s in-house construction firm, Iron Hill Construction Management. He became proficient in the design/build project delivery method and learned the value in being the single point of accountability for his clients. Joe designed, estimated, and built a variety of commercial and industrial projects – both ground-up and renovation – including several USDA and FDA food processing facilities.

He started his career as a Project Engineer at Structuretone and spent one year at Paradigm Properties as an Investment Analyst prior to joining Iron Hill.

Joe graduated from Harvard College with a degree in History, where he Co-Captained the lacrosse team to their first Ivy League Championship in 24 years.

He lives in Annandale, NJ with his wife Alex and son Vincent.


Rosalin Petrucci

Rosalin Petrucci

With more than 30 years of experience in the industry, Rosalin Petrucci is an accomplished real estate entrepreneur. She currently serves as Director for J.G. Petrucci Company Inc. Rosalin has guided several build-to-suit projects for educational facilities from site selection through final completion as well as several other projects in the New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets.

Rosalin’s professional experience includes roles as manager and marketing director for various real estate and development offices, zoning board chairperson and instructor on fair housing and diversity training policies. Rosalin has been the recipient of various awards in her field including recognition by the Women’s Fund of New Jersey as one of twenty-three top women of real estate. In addition, Rosalin maintains strong relationships with economic development professionals in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania markets and contacts on all levels of government. She also supports various non-profit organizations and dedicates her time to numerous organizations designed to further the education and enhance the quality of life for individuals and families.

Rosalin is currently a member of CREW NATIONAL NETWORK (Commercial Real Estate Women), CREW New Jersey, is one of the founding members of CREW Lehigh Valley (PA), NAIOP NJ and Past President of the Economic Development Association of NJ (EDANJ). She is a board member for the Sustainable Somerset Committee (Somerset Business Partnership Chamber), the Environmental & Architectural Committee for Central Bucks County, PA. She has previously served on the board for the Greater Lehigh Valley Easton Chamber of Commerce and the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network Board.

Rosalin was honored at the 2014 Celebration of Citizen Leadership dinner for The Citizens Campaign and won the Athena International Award in October 2011. She also recently received the 2013 Legacy Award for NAIOP NJ and the 2013 Mustard Seed Award for Crew Lehigh Valley.


Peter Polt

Peter Polt

Peter Polt is an Executive Vice President for J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. who is responsible for the company’s acquisition and development activities in New Jersey and Eastern Pennsylvania. Peter possess over 15 years of turnkey real estate development experience managing over $750MM worth of transactions and investments for a wide array of real estate asset classes. As an Executive Vice President, Peter is responsible for all aspects of the real estate development process including site selection, acquisition and disposition, strategic and financial planning, investment analysis, lease and contract negotiations, land development approvals, construction management, business development, and community relations.

Peter has previously worked for CBRE directing the company’s industrial project management platform in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region. Peter also served as a project manager for Pennoni Associates Inc. in their Geotechnical Engineering Division. Peter received his Bachelor of Science in Geology, with honors, from Hobart College and obtained his MBA in Finance from Lehigh University.


Greg Rogerson

Greg Rogerson

Since 1995 Greg has guided over $975-million of contract negotiations, leases, brownfield revitalizations, and municipal approvals for J.G. Petrucci. As an attorney, Greg takes a hands-on-strategic approach to each project J.G. Petrucci embarks on, and provides valuable leadership to the development and design/build team.

He brings extensive, diverse experience to aid J.G. Petrucci’s clients with leases, development approvals, zoning challenges, and other land development initiatives. In addition, Greg has developed great insight into the unique challenges involved in the redevelopment of brownfield sites and has overseen multiple revitalization projects throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

His expertise in financial management, master planning, municipal negotiations, and overall business management allows him educate J.G. Petrucci’s clients on the latest development and design/build trends so they can determine the best real estate solution for their operational goals.

Greg earned his Bachelors of Arts in History from Delaware University where he was a three-year letterman in football. He is a member of the New Jersey Bar and graduated from Temple University School of Law. He currently lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania with his wife and three (3) children.


Michael Schwertfeger

Michael Schwertfeger

Michael Schwertfeger is the Chief Financial Officer at J.G. Petrucci Co. and is responsible for maintaining and ensuring the accuracy of all financial transactions.

Michael has more than 20 years of experience as a Controller and Chief Financial Officer. He previously worked in the real estate industry for 12 years in Hudson County, New Jersey.

With a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, Michael also holds a real estate license in New Jersey. He enjoys volunteering as a coach for girl’s lacrosse and playing golf with his family. Michael is based at the company headquarters in Asbury, New Jersey.


Tom Shaughnessy

Tom Shaughnessy

Tom Shaughnessy is responsible for business development for JGPCO’s Lehigh Valley, PA office. Bringing a great wealth of experience, based on a 27 year-career in Economic Development and Community Planning, he spends many hours touring the Lehigh Valley and Northeastern Pennsylvania with a broad range of companies, showing them the market and explaining the incentives available from all levels of government (many of which he helped to create).

Prior to joining JGPCO, Tom was Vice President of Business Development for the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation and Executive Director of the Northampton County Development Corporation. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts in Geography from Mansfield University and a Master of Arts in Public Administration from Lehigh University. He is based in JGPCO’s Bethlehem, Pennsylvania office.


Sophia Stavrakis

Sophia Stavrakis

Sophia Stavrakis is a Property Manager and Lease Administrator at J.G. Petrucci Company. She provides top-level customer service to our tenants and supports our property management team. Sophia has years of experience in property management and operations of the real estate industry. Sophia is a graduate of Bridgewater-Raritan High School and volunteers her time with SAT testing and local fundraisers for her community. She currently resides in New Jersey with her family and is based out of the firm’s headquarters in Asbury, NJ.


Danielle Tampier

Danielle Tampier

Danielle joined J.G. Petrucci company in April 2022 as the Director of Marketing. Danielle manages the firms marketing, advertising, communications, media relations, and branding, as well as sponsorships, events, and charitable contributions to name a few. Prior to joining J.G. Petrucci, Danielle was the Leasing & Marketing Manager at SouthSide Commons Apartments, in Bethlehem, PA. She brings over 14 years of real estate and marketing experience to her role.

Danielle attended Centenary University in Hackettstown, NJ and graduated with a BFA in Fashion Design and a BA in Theatre Arts. While at Centenary, she performed in various student productions as well as professional with the Centenary Stage Company. She continues to perform in theatre throughout the tri state area.

Danielle is married with 3 daughters and has a dog named Omelette. She enjoys being a team captain for her March of Dimes family team, Our Tiny Fighters, and raising awareness about premature labor and birth.


Janelle Varga

Janelle Varga

Janelle Varga holds the position of Controller at J.G. Petrucci Co. Janelle has been with JGPCO for ten years and is based at company headquarters in Asbury, New Jersey. Her responsibilities include accounts receivable and payable, audit organization, real estate tax payments and more. In addition to her other duties, Janelle sets up our company’s semi-annual blood drives and annual food drive. She also regularly participates in Walk America. Janelle is a graduate of Churchman Business School in Easton, Pennsylvania where she majored in Business Administration with a specialization in Accounting. She is married and has two children.


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