Paul Silverman Announced as Winner of 2022 NJCU Leadership Awards Arts Awards; Leadership awards set for May 31


Paul Silverman Announced as Winner of 2022 NJCU Leadership Awards Arts Awards; Leadership awards set for May 31

JERSEY CITY, NJ | City University of New Jersey (NJCU) announced that Paul Silvermanndirector of SILVERMANwill be recognized as a laureate at the 2022 NJCU Leadership Award — the annual celebration by the establishment of those who have had a lasting impact on society in Jersey City and the greater Hudson County area. Argentier is the second person announced to be celebrated as part of the Four Winners Gala and will be recognized in the Arts category.

The 2022 NJCU Leadership Award will be held on Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 6 p.m. at the Liberty House, located at 76 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City.

Presented by the NJCU Foundationthis year’s theme will be Celebrating transformational impactand the university will honor four individuals in the Service, Arts, Innovation and Legacy categories.

Deputy Assembly Majority Leader and Member of Parliament for New Jersey Angela V. McKnight was the first winner announced and will be recognized in the Service category.

Developer Paul Silvermannalongside his brother Ericco-founded the Real estate company based in Jersey City, SILVERMANin 1981. For more than 40 years, their approach to neighborhood building has had a lasting impact on many Jersey City communities and has become a model for neighborhood design.

Beginning the week of March 28, NJCU will unveil one winner per week. For more information on the 2022 NJCU Leadership Award and to buy tickets, visit, njcu.edu/gala.

2022 NJCU Leadership Award Recipient: Paul Silverman

The second winner this year is Paul Silvermann, in the Arts Category. Widely regarded for his work as a developer of residential, commercial, commercial and industrial real estate in New Jersey, including the restoration of historic buildings, the renovation of existing buildings and new construction, he is also a recognized supporter of the arts. and other causes. He is also president of New Jersey Beer Co., a microbrewery producing craft beer since 2011.

“I’m proud to have accomplished and continue to accomplish the rebuilding of Jersey City,” said Argentier. “With my brother Eric and our entire SILVERMAN team, we create great places to live and work. We support small businesses, support education and support the arts. I give my time and my money to nurture these causes Helping others succeed brings me joy.

Paul Silvermann is an active volunteer and philanthropist who previously served on the NJCU Foundation Board of Directors for 10 years (2012-2022) and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce. He is Trustee Emeritus at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Additionally, he volunteers with CitySail and supports New City Kids, Art House Productions, Team Wilderness, and numerous Jersey City and Hudson County non-profit organizations. He is a co-founder of the Youth Foundation of Jersey City.


“I define leadership as being an example for those around you”, Argentier said, describing his vision of leadership. “Leading by example with words and actions to inspire others to follow your example, and consistently doing the right thing, at all costs, is the mark of leadership. To our future leaders, lead by example. Be proud of your work and your accomplishments. Give to others because it feels good to give. It feels good to see the success of others in life and at work.

About the NJCU Leadership Awards

Launched in 2018, the NJCU Leadership Award were designed to honour, promote and encourage the exemplary efforts of individuals and organizations that have made and continue to make exemplary contributions to our society. The NJCU last hosted the leadership event in 2019, before the 2020 and 2021 events were canceled due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Past winners include 2018 winners Steven M. Fulop, Mayor of Jersey City (Department), Angelo J. Genoa, Esq.Senior Partner, Co-Founder and President, Genova Burns, Lawyers (Innovation), Stefania PanepintoFounder, Panepinto Galleries (arts), and the end Thomas Stanton, Jr.a Jersey City banker, visionary and driving force behind the rebirth of his hometown (Legacy, awarded posthumously); and winners 2019 Hon. Frank J. Guarini (Service), Meredith Burns, Executive Director, Art House Productions (Arts), Joseph F. Scott, FACHE, Executive Vice President, Healthcare Transformation, RWJ Barnabas Health (Innovation) and the end Glenn D. Cunningham, Former Mayor of Jersey City, 2001-2004 (Legacy, awarded posthumously).

About the NJCU Foundation

NJCU is fully dedicated to providing the best, most affordable education to its students, along with state-of-the-art on-campus facilities and amenities that increase learning and support personal development. Philanthropic donations are essential to achieve this. The NJCU Foundation Board of Trustees empowers this work by guiding philanthropic efforts and serving as ambassadors for NJCU.

The mission of the NJCU Foundation is to support New Jersey City University as it transforms into a nationally recognized leader in urban public education while maintaining its commitment to transforming the lives and livelihoods of its diverse student body.

About the NJCU

New Jersey City University is an institution of higher learning with a bold purpose: the development of our students, our city, our communities, our state, and the world beyond. We are a force for change for our students and their families. Whether our students are enrolled in one of our 50 undergraduate programs, 30 graduate programs, or three doctoral programs, NJCU provides an affordable, diverse environment and an exceptionally supportive faculty, which prepares them to be thinkers. reviews in a global landscape.

We are also changing the game for our city, our communities and our state. As an anchor educational institution in Jersey City, we have established partnerships to ensure that the region’s growth directly benefits our students and community members. We seek to improve the lives of everyone in the Garden State, whether it’s creating a home for the arts, providing educational programs for K-12 students, offering bachelor’s degrees in partnership with community colleges or to provide professional development opportunities for adults.

At NJCU, we don’t just educate minds, we nurture souls and uplift communities. We are changing the game.

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