Belleville, NJ— Nicholas W. Minoia has been named to the Board of Trustees at Clara
Maass Medical Center, an RWJBarnabas Health facility.
Mr. Minoia is President and Founder of Diversified Properties and Diversified
Realty Advisors, a full-service real estate development company that obtains
site plan approvals and develops residential communities throughout the
Known in the real estate development community for his vision, adaptability
and market savvy, Mr. Minoia’s 30-year history includes brokerage,
construction, construction management, finance, real estate law and property
management. He has conceived and developed projects in New Jersey, New
York, including Manhattan, and Connecticut.
“We are pleased to welcome Mr. Minoia to the Clara Maass Board of
Trustees,” said Robert Gaccione, Chairman of the Clara Maass Medical
Center Board of Trustees. “His strong business background and expertise
in Finance will be an asset to our Board.”
Mary Ellen Clyne, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Clara Maass
said, “We are thrilled to have Mr. Minoia join our board. His unique
real estate background will be especially helpful as Clara plans for future
Previously, Mr. Minoia served as President of Westminster Communities,
one of the largest private development companies in New Jersey, where
he was responsible for the structuring of the company’s land acquisitions
and entitlement processes. He was also a founding partner of Pinnacle
Communities, where he specialized in the acquisition, sale and construction
of luxury apartments, single-family and townhome communities.
In addition to being a resident of Towaco, Mr. Minoia serves as a Board
Member for ConnectOne Bank, the fourth-largest New Jersey-based bank,
and is Chairman of the Loan Committee and a Member of the Audit, Governance
and Nominating Committees.