• BLSJ Hall of Fame

  • HALL OF FAME 2016 INDUCTEES

    Builder

    Perri Wachter - Paparone Homes of NJ; President BLSJ Charitable Foundation, President of the Sales & Marketing Council

    Associates

    Bill Cappuccio - Allura; Board of Directors
    Patrick Kane - Taylor Wiseman Taylor; Board of Directors

    HALL OF FAME 2015 INDUCTEES

    Builder

    Stephen Hovnanian - J.S. Hovnanian & Sons, Inc.; BLSJ Vice President of State Affairs, Sales & Marketing Council President

    Associates

    Rita Bulk - RZB Marketing Communications; Sales & Marketing Council President

    Linda Mottin- Linda M. Mottin Consultant: PR Consultant

    HALL OF FAME 2014 INDUCTEES

    Builder

    Brad Haber, Brad Haber Homes; BLSJ President 1992

    Associates

    Elyce O’Malley, Closet & Storage Concepts; Associates Committee                                                                                                                          

    Sandy Mersky, South Jersey Engineers LLC; Board of Directors, Action Committee

    HALL OF FAME 2013 INDUCTEES

    Builder

    Bruce Paparone, Bruce Paparone Inc.; BLSJ President 1993

    Associate

    Jennifer Sauder, The Thesing Companies; Vice President of Associates 2011-2012

    HALL OF FAME 2012 INDUCTEES

    Builder

    Chris Kindbom, Ryan Homes; BLSJ President 2006

    Associate

    Judy Jacovelli, 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty; Board of Directors, Action Committee, Associates Committee  

    HALL OF FAME 2011 INDUCTEES

    Builders

    Mary Anderson - Homes by Mary B. Anderson, BLSJ President 2002
    Barbara Chiusano – C & C Development Company, BLSJ President 1999 and 2007
    James McAleer, BLSJ President 1990;
    Michael Karmatz – Orleans Homebuilders, BLSJ President 2004  

    Associates

    Nicole Hantman - Continental Home Loans, Vice President of Associates, BLSJ 2009-2010
    Rick Ricciardi - Marathon Engineering & Environmental Services, Inc., Board of Directors, Action Committee
    Jerry Silvi, 1st Colonial National Bank, BLSJ Treasurer 2002 - 2011, Vice President of Associates 1999 - 2001
    Steve Shriver – Consulting Engineer Services, BLSJ Life Director.

    HALL OF FAME 2010 INDUCTEES

    Builder

    Peter Hovnanian, BLSJ President 1995; South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1996

    Associates

    Michael Kurpiel – ProBuild; BLSJ Vice President of Associates 2005 – 2008
    James Stevens - Taylor Wiseman Taylor; BLSJ Life Director
     
    HALL OF FAME 2009 INDUCTEES

    Builders

    John Canuso, BLSJ President 1973, Smart Growth Committee Co-Chairman
    Cheryl Kozloff, BLSJ President 1986.
    Winfield Ziegenfuss Jr., BLSJ President 1991, South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1992 and 2008, BLSJ Vice President 2009.

    Associates

    Pete Haran – Lipinski Outdoor Services; BLSJ Vice President of Associates 1996 - 1997, BLSJ Secretary 1998 - 1999, Vice President of State Affairs 2000 - 2009
    John McQueston – formerly of Whirlpool Corp., BLSJ Vice President of Associates 1994, Associates Committee 1992 – 1997.

    HALL OF FAME 2008 INDUCTEES

    Builders

    Jeffrey Orleans, BLSJ President 1984; South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1986
    John D’Anastasio, BLSJ President 1994, South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1995
    Stephen Shilling, BLSJ President 1998; South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1999

    Associates

    Carol Azarian – Foundation Title; Vice President of Associates 1995; Associates Committee Chairman; Certification Committee Co-Chair; Life Director BLSJ Board of Directors, Nominating Committee.
    Mark MaGrann – MaGrann Associates; Builder Director BLSJ Board of Directors – 2004- 2008; Associates Committee Chairman 1983, Programs Chairman 1986, Green Building Committee Chairman 2007; Project Manager - South Jersey Builders for Affordable Housing 2006.

    HALL OF FAME 2007 INDUCTEES

    Builders

    Jay Cranmer, BLSJ President 1982 and 1983; South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1984
    Anthony Ziccardi, BLSJ President 1980, NJBA President 1988
    Robert Marshall, BLSJ President 1981, South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee President 1986 and 1987

    Associates

    Joseph Zinman – Aurora Financial Group; BLSJ Treasurer 1985 – 1990, BLSJ Secretary 1984, Chairman Mortgage Market Committee
    Steve Neiberg – Cohen-Schatz Associates; Life Director BLSJ Board of Directors, BLSJ Charitable Foundation Trustee, Action Committee

    HALL OF FAME 2006 INDUCTEES

    Builders

    Jirair Hovnanian, BLSJ President 1970, NJBA President 1974
    Tom Paparone, BLSJ President 1974, NJBA President 1978
    Phil Chiusano, BLSJ President 1976
    John Sheridan, BLSJ President 1977, NJBA President 1986

    Associates

    Nance Carlson – Out of the Box Strategies, Board of Directors, BLSJ Scholarship Foundation Trustee, South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee Trustee, Sales & Marketing Council Past President
    Ken Schatz – Cohen-Schatz Associate, Board of Directors, South Jersey Builders Political Action Committee Trustee
    Robert Washburn – Flaster Greenberg P.C., BLSJ Legal Counsel

    HALL OF FAME 2005 INDUCTEES

    1940 - 1969 Class

    Builders

    Herb DuBois, BLSJ President 1950-51
    Harold Sarshik, BLSJ President 1953-54
    Bob Scarborough, BLSJ President 1959
    Max Odlen, BLSJ President 1956-57
    Dick Goodwin, BLSJ President 1960
    Art Stein, BLSJ President 1964
    Martin Price, BLSJ President 1969 and BLSJ Scholarship Foundation Trustee

    Associates

    Bill Taylor – Taylor Wiseman Taylor
    Dick Maerz - Philadelphia Inquirer
    Dave Baird - Haddonfield Lumber, BLSJ Board of Directors
    Jim O’Brien Sr. - James T. O’Brien Realty, BLSJ Board of Directors
    Joe DeCerbo – Atmostemp, BLSJ Vice President of Associates, Life Director and BLSJ Scholarship Foundation Trustee

    Non-Member

    Joe Van Osten, BLSJ Executive Vice President 1969-1998

    The following members were entered posthumously into the Hall of Fame:

    J. Frank Hanley, BLSJ President 1940-41
    Carl Mitnick, BLSJ President 1949-50 and National Association of Home Builders President 1959
    Leon Weiner, National Association of Home Builders President 1967
    Morris Sarshik, BLSJ President 1948-49
    Charles Gemberling, BLSJ President 1952-53
    Blase Ravikio, BLSJ President 1955-56 and BLSJ Scholarship Foundation Trustee
    Bob Nyce, BLSJ President 1963
    Walt Riley Jr., BLSJ President 1966
     
    Associates

    Earl Applegate - Taylor Wiseman Taylor, BLSJ Lifetime Director and BLSJ Scholarship Trustee
    Alex Feinberg- BLSJ Legal Counsel

     

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