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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
Email: information@njba.org

Jeff Kolakowski
Chief Executive Officer
609-570-2166
jeff@njba.org

Grant Lucking
Chief Operating Officer
609-570-2157
grant@njba.org

Lisa Obolsky
Vice President of Operations
609-570-2162
lisa@njba.org

Diane Nicolo-Pocino
Vice President of Events and Programs
609-570-2155
diane@njba.org

Pauline A. Magnotti
Controller & Data Management
609-570-2165
pmagnotti@njba.org

Kyle Holder
Director of Legislative Affairs
609-570-2156
kyle@njba.org

Services and Staff Roles

Jeffrey Kolakowski
Chief Executive Officer
jeff@njba.org, 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
grant@njba.org, 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
diane@njba.org, 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
lisa@njba.org, 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
pauline@njba.org, 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

kyle@njba.org, 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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