26th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards 2018

Now accepting nominations for the New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards.

Each year, the Rothman Institute coordinates this annual event with other corporate sponsors which selects the finest family businesses in the state and recognizes them at an awards luncheon each fall.

Winners will be profiled in New Jersey Business Magazine, a publication of the New Jersey Business & Industry Association.

Awards Luncheon

  • Location: Crystal Plaza, Livingston, NJ
  • Date: October 24, 2018
  • Time: 11 AM - 1 PM
  • Registration Form
  • Questions? Please call 973-443-8842 or email rothman@fdu.edu.
  • fdu.edu/fboya

2018 Sponsors

NJFBYA 2018 Sponsors: Fairleigh Dickinson University, Coughlin Duffy, NJBIA, PNC Bank, New Jersey Business, Crystal Plaza Group, and Sobel and Company.

2017 Honorees

Up to $10 Million

Rothman Director presents an award.
  • Chatham Moving and Storage, Category Winner
  • McRae Capital Management, Inc., Finalist
  • Bellia Enterprise, Semifinalist
  • Beneduce Vineyards, Semifinalist
  • Intac Actuarial Service, Inc., Semifinalist
  • Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Semifinalist
  • Key Properties, Semifinalist

Over $10 Million

  • Russell Reid, Category Winner
  • Garden State Tile Distributors, Inc., Finalist
  • Huntington Learning Center, Finalist
  • The Andersen Companies, Semifinalist
  • Borden Perlman Salisbury & Kelly, Semifinalist
  • Calandra Enterprises, Semifinalist
  • Norwalt Design, Inc., Semifinalist
  • Wellshire Farms, Inc., Semifinalist
2017 Award Winners

2016 Honorees

Up to $10 Million in Annual Sales

  • APM Hexseal, Englewood
  • ROYCE Leather, Secaucus
  • Glen Eagle Advisors, Princeton
  • Runnymede Capital Management, Mendham
  • Things 4 Strings, Livingston

Over $10 Million in Annual Sales

  • Magna Power Electronics, Flemington
  • Mannington Mills, Salem
  • Montrose Molders Corporation, Piscataway
  • My Limo, East Hanover
  • Triangle Manufacturing, Upper Saddle River

2015 Honorees

Up to $10 Million in Annual Sales

  • Behrman House Publishers, Springfield, Category Winner
  • Encore Catering, East Hanover, Finalist
  • Millers Pharmacy, Wyckoff, Finalist
  • COX Printers, Linden, Semifinalist
  • Family Investors Company, Fanwood, Semifinalist
  • Giovanni's Deli, Fair Lawn, Semifinalist
  • Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant, Montclair, Semifinalist
  • Things 4 Strings, Livingston, Semifinalist

Over $10 Million in Annual Sales

  • Bulbrite, Moonachie, Category Winner
  • H.M. Royal, Incorporated, Trenton, Finalist
  • International American Supermarkets, Piscataway, Finalist
  • Cryofab, Kenilworth, Semifinalist
  • Jack Daniels Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen and Kia, Upper Saddle River, Semifinalist
  • Peerless Beverage Company, Union, Semifinalist
  • Weidel Real Estate, Pennington, Semifinalist

2014 Recipients

Up To $10 Million

  • Giambri's Quality Sweets, Clementon - Category Winner
  • Mesob Ethiopian Restaurant, Montclair - Finalist
  • Bornstein Sons, Inc., Fairfield - Semifinalist
  • Flynn and Son Funeral Homes, Fords/Edison, Perth Amboy, Metuchen - Semifinalist
  • G&G Realtors, Oakhurst, Deal - Semifinalist
  • McRae Capital Management, Inc., Morristown - Semifinalist
  • Things 4 Strings, Livingston - Semifinalist

Over $10 Million

  • Ski Barn, Paramus - Finalist and Category Winner
  • Elberon Development Group, Cranford - Finalist
  • Allen & Stults Company, Inc., Hightstown - Semifinalist
  • Gibraltar Laboratories, Inc., Fairfield - Semifinalist
  • Jack Daniels Motors, Upper Saddle River - Semifinalist
  • My Limo, East Hanover - Semifinalist
  • Wine Chateau, Metuchen - Semifinalist

2013 Winners

  • Hamilton Jewelers, Princeton - Over $10 Million Category
  • Morris Animal Inn, Morristown - Up to $10 Million Category

Up to $10 Million Semifinalists

  • A.H. Fisher Diamonds/Claimlnik, Red Bank
  • Corbo Jewlers, Inc., Rutherford
  • G&G Realtors, Deal
  • Minalex Corporation, Whitehouse Station
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers, Teaneck

Up to $10 Million Finalists

  • Morris Animal Inn, Morristown (Category Winner)
  • Olde Mill Inn/Bocina Family Restaurants, Basking Ridge

Over $10 Million Seminfalists

  • ACE Motor Sales, Woodbury
  • Builders' General Supply Company, Little Silver
  • Energy Kinetics, Inc., Lebanon
  • Fornazor International, Inc., Hillsdale
  • Gibraltar Laboratories, Fairfield
  • GRORITE Green Houses and Garden Center, Lincoln Park

Over $10 Million Finalists

  • Air Group, LLC, Whippany
  • Hamilton Jewelers, Princeton (Category Winner)
  • Tilton Automotive Group/Schumacher Chevrolet, Little Falls
  • 2012 New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards

2012 Winners

  • Becht Engineering, Liberty Corner -Over $10 Million
  • Mrs. G's Appliances, Lawrenceville -Up to $10 Million

Up to $10 Million Semifinalists

  • Black Rocket Productions, Freehold
  • Olde Mill Inn, Basking Ridge
  • Giambri Quality Sweets, Clementon
  • Magnets.com, Jersey City

Up to $10 Million Finalists

  • Leonardo Jewelers, Red Bank
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers, Teaneck

Over $10 Million Semifinalists

  • Hamilton Jewelers, Princeton
  • Gellert Global Group, Elizabeth
  • Jack Daniels Automotive Group, Fair Lawn
  • Marvic Corporation, Union
  • Royal Printing Services, West New York

Over $10 Million Finalists

  • Energy Kinetics, Lebanon
  • Ski Barn, Paramus

2011 Winners

  • Sickles Market, Little Silver - Over $10 Million Category
  • Cooper Pest, Solutions, Lawrenceville - Up to $10 Million Category

Semifinalists Up to $10 Million

  • Harrison Rand Advertising, Guttenberg
  • Messina Wildlife Management, Washington
  • Rainey's Repair Center, New Brunswick
  • Riverview Service Center, Elmwood Park
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers, Teaneck

Finalists Up to $10 Million

  • Leonardo Jewelers, Red Bank
  • Nassau Racquet Club, Skillman

Semi-Finalists over $10 million

  • Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, Bridgewater
  • Gellert Global Group, Elizabeth
  • Marvic Corporation, Union
  • Parker Laboratories, Fairfield
  • Shop Rite of Passaic/Clifton, Clifton

Finalists over $10 million

  • Advanced Digital Data, Flanders
  • Ski Barn, Paramus

2010 Winners

  • Accurate Box Company, Paterson - Over $10 Million Category
  • Ingrassia Construction Company, Middlesex - Up to $10 Million Category

Semifinalists Up to $10 Million

  • AJ O'Connor & Associates, Parsippany
  • Lont & Overkamp, Prospect Park
  • Turul Bookbindery, Wharton
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers, Teaneck
  • Messina Wildlife Management, Washington

Finalists Up to $10 Million

  • Stellato Funeral Homes, Lyndhurst
  • Roman Jewelers, Flemington

Semifinalists over $10 Million

  • Advanced Digital Data, Flanders
  • Data Reduction Systems, Union
  • Montrose Molders, South Plainfield
  • Energy Kinetics, Lebanon
  • Otterstedt Insurance, Englewood Cliffs

Finalists over $10 Million

  • Becht Engineering, Liberty Corner
  • Wellshire Farms, Swedesboro

2009 Winners

  • Morey's Piers, Wildwood, NJ - Over $10 Million Category
  • Garden Terrace Nursing Home, Chatham, NJ - Up to $10 Million Category

Semifinalists up to $10 Million

  • Ingrassia Construction, Middlesex
  • Roman Jewelers, Flemington
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers, Teaneck
  • Turul Bookbindery, Wharton

Finalists up to $10 Million

  • Nassau Tennis Club, Skillman
  • Stellato Funeral Homes, Lyndhurst
  • Tony Pallet, Newark

Semifinalists Sales over $10 Million

  • Advance Digital Data, Flanders
  • Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, Bridgewater
  • EPS Corporation, Tinton Falls

Finalists Sales over $10 Million

  • Accurate Box Company, Paterson
  • DCH Auto Group, South Amboy
  • Wellshire Farms, Swedesboro

2008 Winners

  • Old Monmouth Candy Company, Freehold -Companies up to $10 Million
  • Cory Home Delivery Service, Secaucus -Companies Over $10 Million

Semifinalists up to $10 Million:

  • Cutting Edge Industries, Linden
  • Roman Jewelers, Flemington
  • Rue Insurance, Hamilton
  • Turul Bookbindery, Wharton
  • Villani Bus Company, Linden

Finalists up to $10 Million:

  • Old Monmouth Candy Company, Freehold
  • Race Farms, Blairstown
  • Tony Pallet, Newark

Semi-finalists over $10 Million:

  • Machinery Services Corp., Rapid Pump and Meter Service, Paterson
  • Manufacturer’s Reserve Supply, Irvington
  • Morey’s Piers, Wildwood
  • Reuther Material Company, North Bergen
  • Spiral Binding Company, Totowa

Finalists over $10 Million:

  • Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, Bridgewater
  • Cory Home Delivery Service, Secaucus
  • Verrex, Inc, Mountainside

2007 Winners

  • Knowles Family Restaurants, West Orange.
  • Massey Insurance Agency, Newark

FINALISTS OVER $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Burgess Steel, Englewood
  • Verrex Corporation, Mountainside

FINALISTS UP TO $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Old Monmouth Candy Company, Freehold
  • Roman Jewelers, Flemington

SEMIFINALISTS OVER $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Manufacturer’s Reserve Supply, Irvington
  • Planned Companies, Parsippany
  • Ronetco Supermarkets, Ledgewood
  • Terra Momo Restaurant Group, Princeton
  • The Phillips Companies, Harrison

SEMIFINALISTS UP TO $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Bill Pryer Private Disposal Services, Florham Park
  • Cooper Pest Solutions, Lawrenceville
  • Delia Associates, Whitehouse Station
  • Rainbow Academy Childcare Centers, Edison
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers, Teaneck

2006 New Jersey Family Business of the Year

Viking Yacht Company, New Gretna.

John's Meat Market, Scotch Plains

FINALISTS OVER $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Remington and Vernick Engineers, Haddonfield
  • Terra Momo Restaurant Group, Princeton

UP TO $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Cooper Pest Solutions, Lawrenceville
  • Library Automation Technologies, Somerdale

SEMIFINALISTS OVER $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Champion Container Corp., Avenel
  • Cinelli Iron and Metal Company, Hackensack
  • Eastman Companies, Livingston
  • JS Hovnanian and Sons, Mt. Laurel
  • Knowles Restuarants, West Orange

UP TO $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Economy Supply Company, Harrison
  • Keil Heating and Air Conditioning, Riverdale
  • NAI James E. Hanson, Hackensack
  • Rainbow Academy Childcare Centers, Edison
  • The Mart, Middletown

2005 Family Business of the Year

Winning Company Profiles

Crystal Plaza Caterers, Livingston.

Aunt Berta’s Kitchen, Oaklyn.

FINALISTS OVER $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Drill Construction, West Orange.
  • Jason Industrial, Fairfield.

UP TO $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • R&J Control, Dover.

SEMIFINALISTS OVER $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • AirCon, Inc., Mountainside
  • Cinelli Iron and Metal Company, Hackensack
  • Flemington Department Stores, Flemington
  • Greenbaum Interiors, Paterson
  • Viking Yacht Company, New Gretna

UP TO $10 MILLION CATEGORY

  • Jordan Baris, Inc., West Orange
  • Compensation Solutions, Inc.Oakland
  • Cooper Pest Solutions, Inc.,Lawrenceville
  • Keil Heating and Air Conditioning, Riverdale
  • NAI James E. Hanson, Hackensack

2004 Family Business of the Year

Winning Company Profiles

Gateway Security, Inc.

Finalists Over $10 Million

  • Lackland Self-Storage, Inc., Middlesex
  • Siperstein's Paint and Decorating Centers, Middletown

Up to $10 Million

  • Aunt Berta's Kitchen, Oaklyn
  • Palma, Inc. Bloomfield

Semifinalists Over $10 Million

Bridgeway Senior Healthcare, Bridgewater
Champion Container Corp., Avenel
J.S. Hovnanian & Sons, Mt. Laurel
Quick Chek/Durling Farms, Whitehouse Station
Viking Yacht Company, New Gretna

Up to $10 Million

Doerler Landscapes, Yardville
Jordan Baris Realtors, West Orange
Pinsonault Associates, Flanders
Realin Trucking Corp., Morristown
SetFocus, LLC, Parsippany

2003 Family Business of the Year

Winning Company Profiles:

Grinnell Pavingstone, Inc.

Capalbo's Gift Baskets, Inc.

Sixteen Families to be Honored the 11th Annual New Jersey Family Business of the Year Awards

Companies that will be honored are:

FINALISTS

Over $10 million category

  • AC Coin & Slot Service Co.
  • EP Henry Corporation
  • Grinnel Pavingstone, Inc.

Up to $10 million category

  • Capalbo's Gift Baskets, Inc.
  • Melick's Town Farm
  • The Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals

SEMIFINALISTS

Over $10 million category

  • Englert, Inc.
  • Gateway Security, Inc.
  • Lackland Self Storage
  • The Louis Berger Group, Inc.
  • Watchung Spring Water Co.

Up to $10 million category

  • Bograd's Furniture, Riverdale
  • Busch's Seafood Restaurant
  • Singer Nelson Charlmers
  • Scientific Machine & Supply Co.
  • The Bailey Sisters

2002 Family Business of the Year

CAPITOL LIGHTING AND BIGGIE'S CLAM BAR
NAMED NEW JERSEY TOP FAMILY BUSINESSES

Winning Company Profiles

Finalists

Over $10 Million Category

Crofutt & Smith Moving & Storage in Landing
Myron Corporation in Maywood

Up to $10 Million Category

The Rizzieri Corporation in Marlton
The Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals in Toms River

Semifinalists

Over $10 Million Category

AC Coin & Slot Service Co. in Pleasantville
Champion Container Corporation in Avenel
New England Motor Freight (NEMF) in Elizabeth
Roma Food Enterprises, Inc. in Piscataway
Siperstein's Paint & Wallpaper in Jersey City

Up to $10 Million Category

Active Oil Service, Inc. in Newark
Doerler Landscapes, Inc. in Yardville
Economy Paper & Restaurant Supply Co., Inc. in Clifton
The Elms of Cranbury in Cranbury
Heritage Benefits Group, LLC in Red Bank

2001 Family Business of the Year

A 211-YEAR OLD DISTILLER AND A 94-YEAR OLD PRINTER NAMED NJ TOP FAMILY BUSINESSES

Winning Company Profiles

Laird & Company

Cox Stationers & Printing.

Finalists Over $10 Million Category

Cory Home Delivery Service in Jersey City
Siperstein's Paint & Wallpaper in Jersey City

Up To $10 Million Category

Hillside Candy in Hillside
Rose City Jewelers/Gemologists in Madison

Semifinalists Over $10 Million Category

Anthony & Sons Bakery in Denville
Crofutt & Smith Moving & Storage in Landing
Emiliani Enterprises in Union
Marotta Scientific Controls, Inc. in Montville
Myron Corp. in Maywood

Under $10 Million Category

Aires Jewelers in Morris Plains
Bograd's Furniture in Riverdale
Maria's Homemade Ravioli in Wayne
Sanford & Purvis Insurance Agency in Upper Montclair
and Santarpio Financial Group in Cherry Hill

2000 Family Business of the Year

Winning Company Profiles

Braen Stone Industries, Inc.

Artisan Tile & Marble Company

Finalists Over $10 Million Category

  • Kullman Industries Inc. in Lebanon
  • Mack Boring & Parts Company in Union

Up to $10 Million Category

  • Resta's Mobil and Tire in Somerset
  • William H. Connolly & Co. in Montclair

Semifinalists Over $10 Million Category

Colonial Motors Inc. in Somerville
E. P. Henry Corporation in Woodbury and Vineland
New England Motor Freight (NEMF) in Elizabeth
R C Fine Foods in Belle Meade
Siperstein's Paint & Wallpaper in Jersey City

Up to $10 Million Category

Craftsman Photo Lithographers in East Hanover
Dreyer Farms in Cranford
Drive-Master Co., Inc., in Fairfield
Garden Terrace Nursing Home/ Victorian Garden Adult Day Center in Chatham
Werner's Automotive Inc., in Belford