D.W. Smith Associates,LLC
Guardian Service Industries, Inc.
Mark Wetter, Esq.
Radom & Wetter
Hill Wallack LLP
Loren Rosenberg Lightman is currently the President Elect of the Chapter’s Board of Directors. Ms. Lightman has served as a member on multiple Chapter committees and is a prior past chair of the Chapter’s business partner committee. She has written articles for Community Trends and has presented at CAI Chapter and national events including CAI’s Annual Law Seminar. Ms. Lightman is a partner of Hill Wallack LLP in the Princeton, NJ office and is a member of the firm’s Community Association Law practice group. Ms. Lightman concentrates her practice in the representation of community associations.
Tony Nardone, MBA, PCAM
Corner Property Management, AAMC
Community Association Manager
American Pool Enterprises
Vanessa J Davenport
Regency at Quailbrook Homeowners Association
Vanessa J. Davenport has earned a BA in Economics, an MBA in Corporate Finance and a Master’s in Ed. Admin/School Finance at Fordham University. Ms. Davenport’s career in education began in the NYC Department of Education and continued when she left there to join the NJ State Department of Education where she has spent the last 21 years. Ms. Davenport is currently an Executive County School Business Administrator assigned to their Somerset County Office of Education. She first became involved with CAI-NJ in 2017 when she served on the Editorial Committee and then continued her involvement when she was asked to serve on CAI-NJ’s search committees. She is currently President of the Board of Directors for her homeowner’s association and began serving on CAI-NJ’s Board of Directors in January of 2020.
CMCA, AMS, PCAM
Prime Management, Inc., AAMC
Community Association Manager
Christopher Nicosia is proud to be serving in his third year as a Board Member of CAI-NJ. Prior to joining the Board, Mr. Nicosia was a member and previous Vice Chair of the Managers Committee. Mr. Nicosia is a principal of Prime Management serving as the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer and has over fifteen years of experience in residential and commercial property management and developer consulting. He has published in Community Trends on topics relating to energy efficiency, LED lighting, budgeting, reserves and financial controls. As a trained mediator, he frequently provides ADR mediation services through CAI-NJ. Mr. Nicosia has obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and a Master’s Degree in Management as well as multiple industry certifications and designations. He is also a classically trained vocalist and performs regularly, including performances at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in NYC, the Academy of the Arts in Philadelphia, NJPAC in Newark as well as multiple church and performance venues throughout the tri-state area
Jason Orlando, Esq.
Orlando Murphy LLP
Taylor Management Company
Community Association Manager
Traditions at Federal Point Condominium Association
Charles Lavine was a founding member of the Board of Directors for Traditions at Federal Point Condominium Association in 2004. Mr. Lavine has served multiple terms on the board, as well as, serving as both Vice President & President. He was asked to join the first CAVL Committee of CAI-NJ, where he served as Vice Chair & two terms as Chair. He has been active in CAI for ten years and involved in attending various events.
Immediate Past President
Mohammed Salyani, a Principal at WilkinGuttenplan, joined the firm in 2001. He specializes in providing audit, review and compilation services to not-for-profit organizations, closely held businesses and real estate entities such as community associations. He is a Co-Practice Leader of the Firm’s Community Associations group. For his real estate clients, he also often performs consulting services and agreed-upon procedures including fraud detection, forecasting and transition reports for sponsors and management companies. Mohammed is a member of the NJCPA, a member of the Minnesota State Society of Certified Public Accountants (MSCPA), a fellow member of the association of chartered certified accountants (FCAA(UK)), a member and the outgoing President of the CAI-NJ Chapter, and a past chairman for CAI-NJ Conference & Expo Committee. He speaks frequently and writes numerous articles on topics of interest to community associations. Prior to joining WilkinGuttenplan Mohammed worked for a public accounting firm in Kenya where he performed audit work for hotels, banks and closely held businesses.
General Counsel Emeritus
Wendell A. Smith, Esq.
CCA, Greenbaum, Rowe
Smith & Davis LLP
All CAI chapters are required to maintain a prescribed balance of the Membership Representation Groups on their Board of Directors. We currently have four board seat openings beginning in 2021.
At this time Business Partner, Homeowner Leader and Manager members are invited to submit their names to the Nominating Committee for consideration for nomination to the New Jersey chapter Board of Directors.
Submission of this application does not guarantee nomination by the Nominating Committee to the Board of Directors. In accordance with the CAI-NJ by-laws, directors will be elected at the CAI-NJ annual meeting on December 10, 2020.
CLICK HERE for our CAI-NJ Board of Director’s Nomination Form – Deadline for submissions Friday, September 25, 2020.
2019 Mohammed Salyani, CPA
2018 Lisa Vitiello, CPA
2017 Denise Becker, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2016 Lawrence N. Sauer, CPM, CMCA, PCAM
2015 Kenneth R. Sauter, Esq., CCAL
2014 Marie D. Mirra, CPA
2013 Nina Stanton
2012 Cynthia Pirrera, CMCA, AMS, PCAM
2011 Paul Santoriello, PCAM
2010 A. Christopher Florio, Esq.
2009 James Rademacher
2008 Caroline Record, Esq., CCAL
2007 David L. Ferullo, CPA
2006 Jack McGrath, R
2005 James P. Magid, CMCA, PCAM
2004 James W. Ritter, CMCA, LSM, PCAM
2003 R. Russell Fernandes, RS
2002 Vincent Hager, CIRMS
2001 Dennis Casale, Esq.
2000 Jules Frankel, CPA
1999 Michael Pesce, PCAM
1998 Janice Barber, CMCA, PCAM
1997 J. David Ramsey, Esq., CCAL
1996 Thomas Giachetti, Esq.
1995 Mitchell Frumkin, PE, RS
1994 Stanley Rothenberg
1993 Benjamin D. Lambert, Esq.
1992 Gary B. Rosen, CPA
1991 Edward P. San George, PCAM
1990 Robert C. Krugh
1989 E. Richard Kennedy, Esq.
1988 Peter S. Reinhart
1987 Ronald L. Perl, Esq., CCAL
1986 H. Edward Wilkin, III, CPA
1985 Lester J. Giese
1984 Marianne Caughlin
1983 H. Carl Roessler
1982 Alan S. Moore
1981 Samuel L. Hager
1978-1980 Wendell A. Smith, Esq., CCAL