Leonard R. Kaiser; former Mayor of North Arlington, NJ

The Porete area was subject to significant challenges, every difficulty imaginable, associated with land development, including numerous Federal and State agency permits. As an example, the area required construction of a new interchange on the Belleville Turnpike. The land was also a landfill with extremely poor soils conditions. All the challenges required significant expertise to navigate both the entitlement and build process. Mr. Kiernan proved to become a trusted partner of the Borough and completed the FedEx facility and it’s employment opportunities