The Hamilton Park Conservancy is managed by its Board of Trustees who volunteer their time to carry out its mission.
Jeana Corker is a native of Illinois, but has been a Jersey City resident for the past ten years. She works in investor relations and marketing for an alternative asset manager and enjoys spending time with family, traveling and gardening in her free time.
Jeana is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in New York and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Bradley University.
Robert Colon is Founding Partner of Legacy Care Wealth LLC, a family-owned and operated financial planning firm, and Legacy Care Tax, LLC which offers accounting, tax preparation and bookkeeping services, based in Jersey City.
Prior to founding Legacy Care Wealth and Legacy Care Tax, he held the position of Vice-President of Wealth Management for an independent wealth management practice managing over $70 Million of client assets. Robert has attained the designation of Certified Financial Planner (CFP), and Accredited Domestic Partner Advisor (ADPA), and he is an enrolled agent with the IRS. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with dual concentrations in Physics and Political Science from Bucknell University, and resides in Hamilton Park.
Jan A. Nordland has served on the Hamilton Park Conservancy Board since 2010. She has lived on 8th Street in Jersey City with her partner since 2004. She has been a member of the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association since 2005 (Trustee 2009-2010, Vice President 2011-2014), and managed its Farmers’ Market from 2012-2014. Jan began her community service with the Downtown JC Block Watch Group in 2006, founded the Hamilton Park Volunteer Greens Group in 2010, heads the annual JCPC Big Dig initiative, and has been a liaison to the JC Department of Public Works since the Park’s renovation in 2010. Jan is a member of many civic organizations and has received numerous recognitions from the City.
Paul Silverman is a local real estate developer and principal of SILVERMAN. As the company’s tagline, Building Neighborhoods suggests, SILVERMAN, goes beyond innovative projects and quality construction. Giving back to the community is just as important to brothers Eric and Paul as developing the buildings that house residents, retailers, schools, and companies. Paul is actively involved with many civic and non-profit organizations. Read more at SILVERMANbuilding.com.
Sawyer Smith is founder and president of Sawyer Smith Residential Brokerage in Jersey City, New Jersey. Known for his patience, entrepreneurial spirit and creative marketing, Smith worked with Silverman as Director of Sales and Marketing for nearly a decade, helping Jersey City become a premier place to live in the New York Metro region.
Carl Riccadonna lived in Jersey City since 2002 and has been a resident of Hamilton Park since 2009. He is currently the Chief U.S. Economist for the research division of Bloomberg L.P. after working for more than a decade on Wall Street. An aspiring gardener, he has been active with the park greens group and is dedicated to contributing to the development of the Hamilton Park neighborhood in particular and Jersey City more broadly.
Mamta has been a Jersey City resident for the last eight years. In 2010, she founded a non-profit parents community group, JCFamilies, which is dedicated to serving and supporting families in Jersey City. Mamta continues to lead JCFamilies with a current membership of 3500 by holding successful events and engaging the group in various types of community work.
Jocelyn Cruz is a second generation Filipino born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and has been a resident of Jersey City since 2008. Her career has always focused on assisting others in a community setting to make a positive impact. She has served as a Homeless Shelter Health Clinic Administrator, and in high schools as Health Teacher, Advisor, and Tennis and Fencing coach. Her current position, since 2007, is Senior Manager of Schools and Community Tennis and Regional Manager for the United States Tennis Association, Eastern Section. While living in Brooklyn she organized an advocacy group for a local park, and in Jersey City she served as a Trustee of the HPNA. Jocelyn received a B.S for Health Education from Hunter College and a M.P.A. in Non-Profit Management from Baruch College.