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James Smithmeyer

James Smithmeyer, Principal

Mr. Smithmeyer has over ten years experience in real estate development and construction. He worked in Boston, MA for AvalonBay Communities. He also worked for Commonwealth Ventures LLC where he was responsible for various aspects of real estate development projects ranging from underwriting and acquisitions to construction to sales and leasing. In 2013 he founded JMJ Contracting and Development LLC.

Mr. Smithmeyer received his Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Engineering Degrees from Cornell University. He is a registered Construction Superintendent with the New York City Department of Buildings.  JMJ has an active GC Safety Registration with the NYC Department of Buildings since 2013.

Jack Moniz
Project Manager

Jack Moniz, Project Manager

Jack has over 5 years in construction experience, ranging from carpentry labor to project management. He worked for MDM Construction Management out of Hanover, MA during his college years, working his way up from laborer to Assistant Project Manager. Depending on his school schedule, Jack was either traveling to various sites across New England or remotely aiding project managers via email or phone call. He also interned as a project manager in 2017 for the Ockers Company, a technology solutions consultant and supplier out of Brockton, MA. Here, Jack worked with the sales department, installers, and clients to propose and deliver effective technology solutions for such projects as new schools or office buildings.

Jack received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Operations and Information Management at the Isenberg School of Management, University of Massachusetts Amherst. After graduating in May, Jack moved from Massachusetts to New York, where he met James and became a part of the JMJ team in August 2018. 

Giacomo & Madison

Giacomo Bordone with his granddaughter Madison

In 1978 Mr. Bordone started Manhattan Demolition Incorporated, a union interior demolition contractor. For over 35 years, Manhattan Demolition has worked with: the School Authority of NY, NYC Department of Design and Construction, Bovis, Skanska, NGD Contractor, and others. In addition to his work at Manhattan Demolition, Mr. Bordone has purchased and developed multiple properties in New York City. In Midtown East, he completed the development of a 7-story mixed use building totaling 13,000 SF. In Queens and Brooklyn, he purchased and developed warehouses totaling approximately 60,000 SF. Mr. Bordone is an investor and advisor to JMJ Contracting and Development LLC. He is very active with each project.