The Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey (SBACNJ) is a chartered local chapter of both the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) and the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Upon joining the SBACNJ (local association), you automatically become a member of the NJBA (state association) and NAHB (national association). The SBACNJ encompasses an active membership and professional staff. The SBACNJ covers Monmouth, Middlesex, Mercer and Ocean Counties.

The Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey was founded in 1945 and designed to help builders and those involved in construction to better contend with their challenges through collective action.

The SBACNJ is a trade association serving all building related industries … from the one-man subcontracting company … to national builders…to suppliers…to mortgage companies. Anyone involved with builders in any way can benefit from the services, programs, information and opportunities available through Association membership.

The SBACNJ’s policies are developed by a Board of Directors comprised of builder and associate members. Policies are carried out by our full-time professional staff and committees.



Builder/Remodeler Membership
For those individuals, firms or corporations whose principal business is the construction of residential, commercial or industrial buildings; or the remodeling of residential, commercial or industrial buildings.

Associate Membership
For those individuals, firms or corporations whose business is related to the supplying of services or materials to the construction industry.

Enhance your credibility and professionalism. As an organization, the SBACNJ works to promote its members. All members receive the use of the Association’s logo which you can proudly place in your advertising and office to let the public know you belong to an organization that stands for quality, integrity and responsibility.

SBACNJ Legal Fund
The SBACNJ monitors ordinances that are introduced in Monmouth, Mercer, Middlesex and Ocean counties and institutes litigation challenging those ordinances when necessary.

Business Contacts and Networking Opportunities
The SBACNJ provides you with many opportunities to network and do business with other members of the industry. Throughout the year the SBACNJ holds monthly general membership meetings. Special events and educational seminars are also held to allow you to meet and make contacts with others in the industry.

The success of any business operation depends on keeping up with changes and happenings in the industry, a very difficult and time consuming task. Membership in the SBACNJ will assure you of a steady supply of current information that you need.

Committee Involvement
The SBACNJ committees are the best way to get a return on your dues – get involved. Join one of our many committees assigned to carry out the association’s program of work. Network with other members. Once your membership is approved, you will receive a listing of SBACNJ Committees.

Social Events
Golf Tournament, Annual Awards & Installation, Carribbean Night on the Beach, Associate Appreciation Night, Meet the Builders Night — great opportunities to meet and make valuable business contacts in a casual atmosphere.


Advertising opportunities are available through the Bulletin Board Magazine, and through our Master Sponsor Program.

Sponsorships resulting in high visibility of your company are available through many events and monthly general membership meetings and our Master Sponsor Program.

Mailing Lists
Membership mailing lists or labels are available for purchase by the SBACNJ membership. Members may purchase the entire Association list, or choose by category – either Builder membership or Associate membership.


BPAC exists at the local, state and national association levels. Our BPAC, on the local, state and national levels is regarded as one of the most powerful, contributing to pro housing candidates. The state BPAC keeps you informed as to which office holders and candidates support the issues you care about and organizes effective political action in support of candidates who support our industry.

Our state association, NJBA, represents your interests before the NJ Legislature, the courts and regulatory agencies on issues that face the building industry. Visit the NJBA website at www.njba.org for more information.


Builders & Remodelers Association of Northern NJ
Bergen, Hudson, Passaic & Sussex Counties
Kathleen M. Kurpiel
Executive Vice President
250 Maywood Avenue, Suite B, Maywood, NJ 07607
Ph 201-843-6868
Fax 201-843-0166

Builders League Of South Jersey
Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem Counties
Rick Van Osten
Executive Vice President
114 Haddontowne Court, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034
Ph 856-616-8460
Fax 856-616-8467

Metropolitan Builders & Contractors Association of New Jersey
Essex, Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Union, & Warren Counties
Yolanda Sheffield Williams
Executive Vice President
39 East Hanover Avenue, Suite C2, East Hanover, New Jersey 07950
Ph 973-887-2888
Fax 973-887-2926

Shore Builders Association of Central New Jersey
Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth & Ocean Counties
Gina McNamara
Executive Officer
190 Oberlin Avenue, Lakewood, NJ 08701
Ph 732-364-2828
Fax 732-905-2577

The ABC is one of the most respected and successful conferences and expositions on the East Coast. For over 50 years, the show has established a reputation for attracting major players from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, thus giving your company every opportunity to capitalize on potential sales with the leaders of the construction and remodeling industries. Members receive discounted exhibition and registration rates. There are also opportunities for knowledgeable members to speak at convention seminars. You can visit the ABC website at www.abconvention.com.

Our national association, NAHB, is headquartered in Washington, D.C., and represents the interests of members throughout the country. NAHB is a federation of more than 800 state and local builders associations throughout the United States. Currently, NAHB represents over 203,000 members. It continually monitors legislative and regulatory issues, which have a national impact on our industry. Visit the NAHB website at www.nahb.org.

As the “Voice of America’s Housing Industry,” NAHB is dedicated to serving the needs of individuals members as well as state and local associations. NAHB’s various divisions analyze policy issues, monitor and work toward improving the housing finance system, analyzes and forecasts economic trends. NAHB represents the industry’s interests on Capitol Hill and strives to ensure that housing remains a national priority when laws are made and policies are established. NAHB works with federal agencies on regulations affecting the housing industry in areas such as mortgage finance, codes, energy and the environment.

NAHB has close affiliates focusing on specialized aspects of the housing industry. They include: The NAHB Research Center which develops, tests and evaluates new materials, methods, standards and equipment to improve technology for America’s housing. The Home Builders Institute, NAHB’s educational arm, develops and administers a wide range of educational programs.


Bulletin Board Magazine
An affiliate of the SBACNJ, a Quarterly Electronic magazine. Keeps you up-to-date on legislative, legal, environmental, municipal and other vital information. As a member, you will receive the magazine 4 times per year.

A weekly email sent to members providing information about the association and industry new at the national, state and local level.

Member Alerts
Special alerts are mailed to the membership when necessary.

New Jersey Builders Association (state association)
Monthly eNewsletter to all members keeping you abreast of legislative, legal, environmental and land use issues affecting the building industry.

National Association of Home Builders (national association)
Nation’s Building News
On line at www.nahb.org
BUILDER Magazine
Free to Builder members, Associate members $10 yearly subscription fee


If members of the housing industry are to survive as private businessmen in this era of big government, big labor and big business, the industry must have a strong, aggressive and respected association to fight its battles, on any grounds.

The association is respected before Congress and the federal agencies, the state legislature, state regulatory bodies, municipal authorities and agencies.

Members profit through their participation in association activities, by working with others to solve mutual problems and achieve mutual objectives and, perhaps most importantly, each Association member helps to promote his own industry.

Members improve their business by taking advantage of the resources including information and assistance for solving their problems. Share your ideas with peers and find solutions to the everyday challenges that face you and your business.

ONE good idea; ONE bit of advice; reliable information; ONE new acquaintance can be worth many times the cost of your membership dues. Recognition, prestige, helpful information, represetation, is yours as a member. Become a member today!




Michael J Kokes

Vice President


Chris Amato

VP of Associates


Kim Manicone



James Pittenger



David Eareckson

Immediate Past President


Thomas Bovino