Anthony L. Marano Joins Fairleigh Dickinson University Board of TrusteesTEANECK, N.J. (Oct. 8, 2009) — Anthony L. Marano, president and CEO of Encelium Technologies, has been elected to the FDU Board of Trustees for a three-year term.
“We look forward to Tony’s contributions to the Board of Trustees,” said FDU President J. Michael Adams. “The energy, determination, integrity and creativity that have made Tony a leader in real estate and technology will also make him an outstanding trustee.”
In January this year, Marano joined Encelium, a Teaneck-based company specializing in integrated lighting control systems for commercial buildings. Before leading Encelium, Marano was the chief executive officer of the Americas for Cushman & Wakefield commercial real estate service in New York. He was named Corporate Real Estate Executive of the Year in 1999 by Commercial Property News.
Before joining Cushman & Wakefield, he was vice president of business services at Lucent Technologies. He has also held executive positions at AT&T and Bell Laboratories.
In 2008, Marano won a Pinnacle Award, the highest award that FDU bestows upon its alumni, and was the keynote speaker at an FDU Club event that year. Marano serves on the board of trustees of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, Chilton Memorial Hospital and Achilles Foundation; has been an active member of Project Sunshine and Institute for Children with Cancer and Blood Disorders; and has served on the board of directors of the Jacksonville Library Foundation, St. John's Epilepsy Foundation and the Gator Bowl Association. Marano is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Real Estate Inc., publisher of Real Estate Forum and Globest.com.
Marano received his B.A. degree from Rutgers University and an MBA in finance from FDU’s College at Florham (1978). In addition, he attended Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business and the London School of Economics.
Marano and his wife, Marilyn, live in Wayne, N.J.