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General Inquiries

New Jersey Builders Association
One Washington Blvd • Suite 5
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Phone: (609) 587-5577 • Fax: (609) 587-0044

Jeff Kolakowski
Chief Executive Officer

Grant Lucking
Chief Operating Officer

Lisa Obolsky
Vice President of Operations

Diane Nicolo-Pocino
Vice President of Events and Programs

Pauline A. Magnotti
Controller & Data Management

Kyle Holder
Director of Legislative Affairs

Services and Staff Roles

Jeffrey Kolakowski
Chief Executive Officer, 609-570-2166

Jeff oversees all day to day operations of NJBA and its government relations and advocacy efforts. His responsibilities include legislative and regulatory initiatives, public and political affairs, and communications. Jeff staffs the following committees:

  • Legislative Affairs
  • Mixed Use Developer Affiliate
  • BPAC

Grant Lucking
Chief Operating Officer, 609-570-2157

Grant oversees NJBA’s lobbying efforts on environmental policies and advocates on both legislative and regulatory matters impacting the industry. Grant also manages NJBA’s website and quarterly newsletter, Dimensions. Grant staffs the following committees:

  • Environment Committee

Diane Nicolo-Pocino
Vice President of Events and Programs, 609-570-2155

Diane can be contacted regarding NJBA events, seminars and programs, including the NJBA Annual Golf Outing and the Atlantic Builders Convention (ABC). Diane manages all aspects of ABC, including booth sales and support, attendee registration, all events (Installation Reception, Awards Luncheon, Master Sponsor Event and the Sales and Marketing Program) as well as negotiations/coordination with the Host Hotel. Diane also serves as the NJBA Master Sponsor Liason. Diane staffs the following committees:

  • Convention
  • Golf Outing

Lisa Obolsky
Vice President of Operations, 609-570-2162

Lisa can be contacted regarding NJBA’s member benefits, including medical benefits program; NJBA office operations including HR, IT and facilities management. Lisa handles matters of Association Governance, coordination with the National Association, the four Local Associations and the NJBA. Lisa maintains the BPAC financials and manages the activities of the following committees:

  • NJBA Board of Directors
  • Associates & Member Services
  • Awards
  • Nominating

Pauline Magnotti
Controller and Data Management, 609-570-2165

Pauline can be contacted regarding all NJBA financial matters including accounts receivable, accounts payable, the unit dues billing process and budget reporting. Pauline can also be contacted regarding the annual Sales and Marketing awards program. Pauline staffs the following committees:

  • Budget & Finance
  • Sales And Marketing

Kyle Holder
Director of Legislative Affairs, 609-570-2156

Kyle can be contacted regarding any pending legislation or recently enacted laws and is responsible for tracking all legislation and communicating with state legislators and other key government personnel. Additionally, Kyle is responsible for NJBA’s weekly newsletter, Weekender. Kyle staffs the following NJBA committees:

  • Building Codes
  • Legislative Affairs
  • Utilities Task Force
  • Young Professionals
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