John McD. Muscarelle Awarded The Pinnacle
Madison, NJ (June 8, 2007) ó In ceremonies held at Fairleigh Dickinson Universityís College at Florham in Madison, N.J., on June 8, 2007, John McD. Muscarelle was inducted into The Pinnacle, the highest award the University can bestow on its alumni. Pinnacle recipients are chosen on the basis of success or distinction in their chosen fields; significant contributions to society and humanity through public or humanitarian service; and outstanding service to the University, or reflection of the unique character of Fairleigh Dickinson in their lives.
Muscarelle is president of Jos. L. Muscarelle, Inc., one of the oldest and most reputable full-service development and investment commercial real estate organizations in New Jersey. The firm develops a full range of office, industrial, retail, R & D, and hotel projects in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
Muscarelle is responsible for overseeing the development, acquisition, financing, marketing, leasing, and management of a two-million-square-foot portfolio. Following his fatherís accomplishments, he is the third generation to lead the company established by his grandfather in 1926.
Joining the company on a full-time basis after college, Muscarelle served in positions of increasing responsibility, including approvals manager, project development coordination, property management, accounting, finance, and executive vice president.
Muscarelle is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a designation which recognizes experts in commercial and investment real estate. In addition to the CCIM designation, Muscarelle is a member of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), NAIOP Education Committee, Vistage (a worldwide association of CEOs), and served on the Planning Board in his community.
He earned his bachelorís degree in business management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Muscarelleís father, Joseph, presented the award to his son, saying, ďThinking back to your childhood, you were an energetic, inquisitive and driven young man. Itís those qualities that have fueled your desire to become a successful businessman, husband, father and son. As your father, Iím thrilled and overjoyed to deliver tonightís award to you. For your outstanding achievements, endless devotion to work and family, and tremendous drive, Fairleigh Dickinson salutes you with The Pinnacle.Ē