PSEG Services Corporation of Newark, NJ
A full-service utility company in New York and New Jersey, PSEG provides electric energy generation to the New England electric grid. With plants in New Haven and Bridgeport, PSEG worked with citizen and environmental groups and gained approval to begin constructing a gas-fired generating facility in Bridgeport – five times larger than what exists there today. This project, the single largest private investment in Bridgeport’s history, will enhance the city’s tax base, and create jobs in construction and plant operations, employing the region’s diverse population.
RCI Marine of Miami Beach, FL
RCI is a nationally recognized leader of premier waterfront developments throughout the United States, the Caribbean and now Bridgeport, Connecticut. After years of thoughtful planning and investment, RCI is transforming a former industrial and decrepit residential housing site into Steel Point Peninsula. With over $100 million already in the ground, Steel Point Peninsula is home to destination store, Bass Pro, as well as other retail shops and restaurants. Extensive work on the waterfront continues, and RCI plans to break ground there in the spring of 2017, making way for marinas, waterfront shops, and restaurants. Future plans include a hotel and development of the entire Steel Point Peninsula.
Cross Sound Ferry and Thames Shipyard, New London, CT
Family owned and operated, Cross Sound Ferry is a leader of waterborne carriers in New England, transporting passengers and vehicles year round to ports in New York and Rhode Island. Using innovative technology, the company has refitted most of its fleet with high energy-efficient engines with less emission. Working in partnership with the State of Connecticut, a newer dry-dock can handle larger vessels for repair at Thames Shipyard. Ferry systems from Maine to Delaware, as well as New York City’s fireboat fleet, rely on Thames for their expert repair and maintenance of any and all vessels.
Lawrence + Memorial Hospital, New London, CT
L+M Hospital is southeastern Connecticut’s principal comprehensive healthcare facility. The acquisition of Westerly Hospital further asserts their position as the region’s primary facility for general, acute care. Healthcare funding for sophisticated hospitals has become a challenging enterprise. Its highly skilled workforce offers the types of jobs we need in our region and its importance as an economic driver cannot be underestimated. To secure high-quality, cost-effective healthcare for the region, a merger of L+M’s system with that of Yale-New Haven Hospital is imperative.
First Hartford Partners, Manchester, CT
First Hartford has developed work force and senior housing on a State and national level. As designated developers for Cumberland Farms (a $63 Million project in CT) as well as for CVS Health, there is a constant need for working with state and local officials to facilitate new projects.
Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut, Waterford, CT
A wide range of issues on regional, state and federal levels can be of concern for Chamber members. Advocating, providing representation at legislative committees and bill monitoring is documented and reported to keep the local Chamber apprised.
National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, Washington D.C.
Since Reverse Mortgages became a fully insured and regulated security interest by HUD, FHA and the Connecticut Banking Commission, the effort to make this important estate-planning tool accessible to Connecticut seniors is ongoing.
Elevators Local 91, East Hartford, CT
This organization provides the superior workmanship to properly and safely install and operate elevators, escalators, rolling walkways, automatic loading runways and other highly-sophisticated elevator equipment for our nation’s nuclear submarine fleet. Local 91 is committed to ensure that safety is not jeopardized by undermining the stringent regime of training and regulations.
lronworkers Locals 15 & 424
The backbone of every great building in Connecticut, the Ironworkers are represented and advised on prospects of State regulations, by the legislative or administrative agencies, on labor issues.