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Marc S. Leber

Marc S. Leber, P.E., P.P., C.M.E., M.B.A.

Bachelor of Science Degree, Civil Engineering, Drexel University 1999
M.B.A., Rutgers University Graduate School of Management 2004
Professional Engineer, N.J. License No. 24GE04452400
Professional Planner, N.J. License No. 33LI00589800
New Jersey Certified Municipal Engineer - No. 06-24

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

East Brunswick Economic Development Advisory Council, Member
Member, Howell Township Planning Board 2006-2007
Chairman, Howell Township Affordable Housing Advisory Committee, 2007
Howell Township Environmental Commission, 2006-2007
New Jersey Planning Officials
New Jersey Society of Municipal Engineers

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

Mr. Leber has over 15 years experience as a civil engineer. He has been engaged in both public and private sector work, and has served as a municipal consultant since 1999. He has served as owner’s representative and construction manager in addition to being a licensed engineer & planner.

As a design engineer, Mr. Leber is responsible for all aspects of land development projects including site selection, zoning analysis, due diligence, subdivision and site layout, ingress/egress, land grading, parking lot design, stormwater management, utility design, retaining wall calculations, soil erosion and sediment control, cost estimates, budget preparation, schedule assistance, and preparation of applications for required local, county, and state permits. He has provided expert testimony before planning and zoning boards for site plans and subdivisions as well as use variance applications/non-conforming uses.

Major permitting applications include N.J.D.E.P. Flood Hazard Area, N.J.D.E.P. Freshwater Wetlands General Permits & Transition Area Waivers, N.J.D.E.P. Treatment Works Approvals, Water Main Extension Permitting, N.J.D.E.P. Stormwater & Water Quality Certifications, Pinelands Applications, Highlands Applications, N.J.D.O.T. Major Access Permits, Outdoor Advertising (Billboard) Permits, Soil Conservation District Approval, County Planning Board Approval, and local planning/zoning board.

Mr. Leber had previously been the Chief Engineer for a private land investment and development company where his responsibilities included the management of residential and commercial projects from parcel acquisition through design, approval, permitting, and construction. This included researching new parcels for development, performance of feasibility studies, due diligence, cost estimates, coordination with public utilities, and attendance at planning board hearings.

As a municipal consultant, Mr. Leber has performed construction inspection of bonded improvements, reviewed plot plans, final plats, and shop drawings. Additionally, he has secured funding from the N.J.D.O.T. Local Aid Program for municipal improvements. He has designed and managed municipal projects, drafted specifications for public bid, overseen bidding, contract management, and construction and has been responsible for budget monitoring, scheduling, and punchlist resolution. As a primary reviewer for planning and zoning boards, Mr. Leber has reviewed over 200 zoning and planning board applications as a board consultant in twenty-one municipalities and attended night meetings.

Mr. Leber is knowledgeable in many industry software packages including Autodesk Land Development Desktop, Bentley Pond Pack, Intelisolve Hydraflow Hydrographs & Storm Sewers, Army Corps of Engineers HEC-RAS & HEC-HMS, and Microsoft Office.

EXPERT TESTIMONY

  • Provided expert engineering testimony before planning boards and/or boards of adjustment in more than 70 different municipalities in NJ, including county boards for over 300 applications. Clients include homeowners, developers, national franchises, commercial property owners, industrial users, billboard companies, and farmers.

  • Provided expert planning testimony to planning boards and/or boards of adjustment in more than 30 different municipalities in NJ.

  • As municipal consulting engineer, wrote review reports and provided comments on applications before local planning/zoning boards. Designed plans and specifications for capital improvement projects, assembled bid packages, managed construction through final punchlist and closeout.