NJLM Educational Foundation to present annual economic summit at EJB, July 12

July 11, 2012

The NJLM Educational Foundation will present its annual economic summit at the Bloustein School’s Civic Square Building in New Brunswick on Thursday, July 12, 2012.  Presenters will analyze, from the state, regional and national perspectives, New Jersey’s recovery from the great recession.  This half-day event will examine the current recovery in terms of jobs, housing, and commercial real estate and the implications for municipalities, and fiscal trends and how we do business going forward.

Attendees will be given a detailed review of the companion white paper “New Jersey Employment Upswing? Or will it Succumb to the National Slowdown?” by Bloustein Dean James W. Hughes and University Professor Joseph Seneca.  The paper is available free by download at www.njlmef.org

The focus audience is mayors and elected officials at all levels of government and corporate/business leaders interested in hearing the latest on the state of the economy.

All those interested, particularly the media, business decision-makers and community leaders, are invited to register to attend this half-day high level event, or to participate as a supporter by visiting www.njlmef.org .

Led by Bloustein Dean James W. Hughes, distinguished presenters also include:

  • Patrick O’Keefe, Director of Economic Research, JH Cohn, Accountants and Consultants
  • Gil Medina, Executive Managing Director, Cushman and Wakefield
  • Martin Allen, Associate League Counsel, Member of the Firm:  DiFrancesco, Bateman, Coley, Yospin, Davis &Lehrer, P.C.
  • Dr. Raphael J. Caprio, University Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
  • Tom Neff , Director, Division of Local Government Services, DCA
  •  Keith A. Bonchi, General Counsel, New Jersey Tax Collectors & Treasurer Assoc.,Goldenberg, Mackler, Sayegh, Mintz, Pfeffer, Bonchi & Gill,
  • Matthew Jessup, Esq., Partner, McManimon, Scotland & Bauman

The event is made possible by the generous support of program partner United Water; and supporters Atlantic City Electric; McManimon Scotland, Bauman, and PSE&G;  along with Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority; New Jersey Natural Gas; TD Bank, and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University.

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