New Members Peter J. Cocoziello and Ann Limberg Join Roster of Prominent New Jerseyans Serving on PMNJ Board to benefit New Jersey Public Television
October 31, 2016 – Newark, NJ – Public Media NJ, Inc., operator of NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, announced the election of Peter J. Cocoziello and Ann Limberg as two new members of its Board of Trustees.
Peter Cocoziello is President and CEO of Advance Realty, the renowned commercial real estate development, investment and management company serving the New Jersey and Washington, D.C. markets. Since its inception in 1979, Advance has developed or acquired more than 12 million square feet of commercial, residential, mixed-use and industrial projects. Cocoziello created a different approach for Advance from other developers, adhering to the company motto, “Through today’s design, you can meet tomorrow’s needs, and control future costs.” He was recently named one of the top Power 50 of the most influential people in Real Estate and named by Real Estate Forum among the Top Commercial Real Estate ICONS in the Mid-Atlantic Market. Cocoziello earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from Pennsylvania State University and a Senior Certificate in Mortgage Financing from New York University and completed the Harvard Presidents’ Program. He has attended the CEO/WPO Harvard Presidents’ Conference for the past 20+ years. Cocoziello is very active both professionally and personally and is the recipient of several honors and awards. In October of 2007, he was awarded the Pennsylvania State University Alumni Fellow Award and the Distinguished Alumni Award.
Ann Limberg is Head of Philanthropic and Family Office Solutions at U.S. Trust, a position she has held since March 2015. Limberg has worked at Bank of America and its predecessor firms for 26 years, holding numerous leadership roles, including President of Bank of America New Jersey. In her current capacity, Limberg oversees strategy, advisory and consulting services for non-profit institutions, corporate and private foundations, and ultra-high net worth families. She directs a nationwide team that offers expertise in board governance and development, outsourced CIO services, grant making, high-impact philanthropy and fiduciary administration. Passionate about purpose and philanthropy, Limberg brings a lifetime of engagement in non-profit boards and professional organizations. She is the recipient of the United Way’s Women in Philanthropy Award and The American Conference on Diversity’s Humanitarian Award. She has also been recognized as a Wall Street 50 Honoree, and one of New Jersey’s Most Influential Women and Most Powerful Nonprofit Board Members by NJBIZ. A regular speaker at industry conferences, she has contributed to notable forums such as the Aspen Ideas Festival, the Committee of 200 Annual Conference, and the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Limberg serves on the board of trustees of The Valley Hospital, where she is Board Secretary; Macaulay Honors College Foundation, where she is Chair of the Development Committee; and Bergen County’s United Way. She is also a member of the City University of New York’s Business Leadership Council. Limberg received her B.A. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
“We’re excited and grateful to have Mr. Cocoziello and Ms. Limberg join PMNJ’s Board,” said Josh Weston, PMNJ Board Chairman. “NJTV recently marked its fifth year of operation, and the network’s success has everything to do with the people behind it. Our newest Board members are outstanding representatives from the business community who will contribute insight, ideas and connections to help grow New Jersey public television into the future, benefiting our organization, our viewers and all of the Garden State.”
The full PMNJ Board consists of Chair Josh Weston, former CEO and Honorary Chairman of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP); Vice-Chair Anthony V. Bastardi, CEO of Strategic Development Group LLC and its affiliate, Construction Technology Corporation; Vice-Chair Bernard Flynn, President/CEO of New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Company; Vice-Chair Liz Thomas, co-founder/CEO of Thomas/Boyd Communications; Thomas Bracken, President and CEO of New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; The Honorable Thomas H. Kean, Former Governor of New Jersey; Sue Henderson, President, New Jersey City University; Scott Kobler, Partner of McCarter & English, LLP; Vincent Maione, President, Atlantic City Electric Region of Pepco Holdings, Inc.; Robert A. Marino, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Barry H. Ostrowsky, President and Chief Executive Officer of Barnabas Health; Brenda Ross-Dulan, Executive Vice President and Regional President, Wells Fargo’s Southern New Jersey Region; Neal Shapiro, President/CEO of WNET; Robert L. Smartt, retired Deputy State Treasurer, NJ Treasury Department.
Read more about Public Media NJ, Inc.’s Board here
About NJTV and PMNJ
NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to all 21 counties in New Jersey and its tri-state neighbors. NJTV presents acclaimed PBS series such as Nature
, Charlie Rose
and BBC World News America
and children’s programs with diverse local programs including American Songbook at NJPAC
,On the Record with Michael Aron
, Driving Jersey
, Due Process
, One-on-One with Steve Adubato
,Classroom Close-Up NJ
and State of the Arts
. The network’s flagship news broadcast, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams
, features stories from across the Garden State.
NJTV is comprised of WNJN, WNJS, WNJB, and WNJT, which collectively broadcast throughout NJ. NJTV is operated under an agreement with the state of New Jersey by Public Media NJ, Inc. (PMNJ), a non-profit affiliate of WNET, parent company of award-winning New York public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21. Network sponsorships and partnerships are available.