Anthony Marchetta to be honored as 2012 BSAA Alumnus of the Year

Anthony Marchetta, a 1981 MCRP graduate of the Bloustein School, will be honored as the 2012 Alumnus of the Year by the Bloustein School Alumni Association at a special reception on Tuesday, October 2 at the Hyatt New Brunswick.

Tony Marchetta, a New Brunswick native, is co-founder of the Bloustein School Alumni Association and a longstanding member of the RU Alumni Relations Advisory Board. He chaired the George Street Playhouse board in its formative years and was responsible for acquisition and preservation of the landmarked Cornelius Low House in Piscataway. He has over 35 years of experience in the public and private sector. Most recently, he was Vice President of LCOR Inc., where he developed multifamily and mixed use projects within the Mid-Atlantic region.

As an executive at LCOR, he managed the development of Gaslight Commons, a 200-unit luxury rental project in the “Transit Village” of South Orange, NJ. This project won the first New Jersey Future “Smart Growth Award” in 2002. Marchetta has also worked for Matrix Development Group and Baker Residential Inc. where he managed teams of attorneys, engineers, architects, environmentalists, and planners seeking approvals for both residential and commercial developments.

He has 13 years of public sector service, including 10 years serving as Executive Director of the Middlesex County Department of Housing and Community Development. Governor Whitman appointed Marchetta to serve on the New Jersey State Planning Commission in 1998. Some of his many affiliations include the Regional Plan Association (RPA), The Urban Land Institute, and The National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP).

To purchase tickets or sponsorship for the event, visit the Bloustein School Alumni Association web page.