Downtown New Jersey is a nonprofit organization focused on strengthening the state’s commercial business districts, whether they are urban, suburban or rural; traditional downtowns; neighborhood shopping districts or commercial corridors.

Downtown New Jersey’s membership includes commercial district management professionals, business operators, public officials, community volunteers, and real estate, architectural and planning professionals. All share a common interest in improving the health and vitality of their business districts. Downtown New Jersey strives to be a strong resource for information and support of downtown initiatives in New Jersey.

In addition to supporting our advocacy on behalf of New Jersey’s downtowns, members receive:

Check out our latest Annual Report of what we’ve been doing to support NJ’s downtowns!

If you are not yet a member, we hope you will consider joining today. Not sure if you are a member? Check out our current member list.

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Downtown New Jersey is 501(c)(3) non-profit organization organization. Your contribution may be tax deductible as a charitable contribution. No goods or services were provided by this organization in exchange for membership. Please consult with your tax advisor.

Organizational Members


Gabe Bailer

Harbor Consultants/ NJ Urbanthinker

Vivian E. Baker

Zoe Baldwin

Regional Plan Association

Erin Ben-Hayon

DWC Promotions Committee

Mayor Mary Jane Canose

Borough of Bernardsville

Matthew Ceberio

RCM Ceberio

Josephine Coleman

Studio 5 Partnership Architects / Planners, LLC

Sherry Cronin

CFR International

Jeffrey Entin

SLR Consulting

Abbie Galie

Destination Medford

Amy Garcia-Phillips

AGP Creative

John C. Gibardi

Historic Midtown Elizabeth Special Improvement District

Matthew Giammanco

Avalon Bay

Donna Harris

Heritage Consulting, Inc

Dan Hutton

Urban Engineers

Suzanne Ishee

NJIT Hub for Creative Placemaking

Sherri Kaufman

Brightr Travel

Earl Jackson IV

Earl Jackson Architecture Workshop, LLC

Dean Marchetto, FAIA

Marchetto Higgins Stieve

Steven Neale

Borough of Waldwick

Robert Peluso

Parsippany Area Chamber of Commerce

Michael Redpath

Michael Shortt

Saiber LLC

Laura Torchio


Sally Unworth

NPP Seton Village (South Orange)

Bettina Zimny

NV5, Inc.