Eastern Janitorial Company was Bestowed with Honors and Resolutions

Mayor James Barberio Proclaim January 24, 2023 as Eastern Janitorial Company Day

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Mayor James Barberio presents a proclamation to Nick Rafanello, Eastern Janitorial's CEO








PARSIPPANY — Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor James Barberio presented Nick Rafanello, Eastern Janitorial Company’s CEO, with a proclamation acknowledging being named “Family Business of the Year for 2022”  from Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Founded in 1977, Eastern is a second-generation family-run business currently employing hundreds of workers in the tri-state area. Eastern operates in three main divisions; Commercial Facility Cleaning and Supplies, Specialty Flooring and Surface Restoration, and Engineering/Handyman Services.

In addition to Mayor James Barberio, Frank Cahill, Chairman of the Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Committee, presented a plaque to Rafanello. Also attending were Economic Development members Scott Donnelly, Secretary Raj Dichpally, Council Liaison Loretta Gragnani, Mayor James Barberio, and Adam Kandil.

Economic Development members Scott Donnelly, Secretary Raj Dichpally, Council Liaison Loretta Gragnani, Cahill, Rafanello, Mayor James Barberio, and Adam Kandil.
Frank Cahill then presented Nick Rafanello with a framed plaque of the article, which appeared in Parsippany Focus Magazine.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Chairman Frank Cahill, Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi, Nick Rafanello, and Mayor James Barberio.

Assemblyman Brian Bergen attended the meeting to present Eastern Janitorial with a Joint Legislative Resolution from Senator Joe Pennacchio, Assemblyman Jay Webber, Assemblyman Christian Barranco, and himself.

Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Chairman Frank Cahill, Assemblyman Brian Bergen, Nick Rafanello, and Parsippany-Troy Hills Mayor James Barberio.
Parsippany-Troy Hills Economic Development Chairman Frank Cahill, Morris County Commissioners Thomas Mastrangelo, Tyfun Selen, Commissioner Director John Krickus, Nick Rafanello, and Mayor James Barberio.

Morris County Commissioner Director John Krickus presented a resolution from the Commissioners. Also attending were Commissioners Tayfun Selen and Thomas Mastrangelo.

Commissioner Mastrangelo also presented a plaque to Nick Rafanello on behalf of himself as a local small business person in Parsippany.

Eastern Janitorial Company is a facility services company based in Parsippany. Eastern is a second-generation NJ-based family business with a legacy that began as R&R Maintenance in 1977.

Eastern has grown substantially over the past decade, organically and through acquiring various strategically positioned peers. Eastern Janitorial’s success results from our unwavering focus on a single, simple guiding principle – find the best people, train and support them with the latest industry tools and practices and treat them like family.

As a result, their motivated team remains highly focused on providing every customer with a consistently superior service experience.

Morris County Commissioner Thomas Mastrangelo presents a plaque to Nick Rafanello.

Part of Silberman College of Business since 1989, the Rothman Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship supports, promotes, and researches entrepreneurship with a special focus on family- and veteran-owned businesses. The awards program recognizes extraordinary family businesses’ significant contributions to the economy and community. Rothman has honored outstanding family businesses since 1992.