James E. Cleary

Forty-five years experience in the field of engineering, land surveying and planning for private individuals, organizations and corporations and for public governmental agencies.


Professional Engineer – New Jersey (1974)
Professional Land Surveyor – New Jersey (1977)
Professional Planner – New Jersey (1980)
Certified Municipal Engineer (1988)

Professional Appointment

November 2004 to Present; Member of the New Jersey State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors

Employment History

January 2008 to May 2011; Director of Community Development and Township Engineer for the Township of Old Bridge
September 2005 to December 2008; Township Engineer for the Township of Old Bridge
February 1987 to January 2008; James E. Cleary & Associates, Inc.
February 1986 to September 2008; Director of Engineering for the City of South Amboy
February 1986 to January 1987; Jacobs, Cleary & Associates, Inc.
June 1985 to January 1986; Kurtz & Cleary, Inc.
June 1971 to May 1985; Frederick H. Kurtz, Inc.
November 1968 to May 1971; Edward C. Reilly & Associates
June 1966 to October 1968; Frederick H. Kurtz, Inc.

Professional  Memberships

New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers
National Society of Professional Engineers
New Jersey Society of Professional Planners
New Jersey Society of Professional Land Surveyors
American Society of Civil Engineers
Garden State Land Surveyors Alliance
American Congress of Surveying & Mapping


Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Newark College of Engineering (now New Jersey Institute of Technology), 1973
Attended the University of Notre Dame

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