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.
Laborers International Union of North America, CT District
LiUNA helps men and women working in the construction industry see the difference a union makes in every paycheck. LIUNA members are safer on the job, they have access to one of the best continuing FREE education systems in the world, and they also have an advantage when it comes to healthcare and retirement.
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.
Thank you, Jay. Your hard work and insightful counsel on our behalf is so greatly appreciated by all of our members. – Steve Irwin, Executive Vice President
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.
North America’s Building Trades Unions are fast developing a reputation as a valuable and reliable partner in helping to re-build lives and strengthen whole communities by creating opportunities and pathways for the next generation – especially women, communities of color and military veterans – through their apprenticeship-readiness and formal apprenticeship education and training infrastructure. NABTU also works in close partnership with a wide array of industries to seek and secure public policy challenges that lead to greater economic development across America.