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 20 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, budgeting, 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 boards.

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.

Prior to that, as a municipal consultant, Mr. Leber worked at Schoor DePalma, Inc., a large Manalapan based engineering firm. 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. He 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. Mr. Leber has designed and managed municipal projects, drafted specifications for public bid, overseen bidding, contract management, construction administration, and has been responsible for budget monitoring, scheduling, and punchlist resolution.

In 2005, Mr. Leber left the public sector and joined the private sector as a Project Manager at Two River Engineering based in Colts Neck, NJ. At Two River Engineering, he was responsible for the design and permitting of hundreds of projects including major subdivisions and site plans. He provided testimony at the applicable Planning / Zoning Board in connection with the development applications. Most notably, Mr. Leber was the primary designer for the multi-phase improvements and expansion to the 260-acre Trump National Golf Club in Colts Neck. His responsibilities included preparation of plans and NJDEP permitting for extensive golf course and amenity upgrades, including the design of a new helistop.

Mr. Leber is knowledgeable in many industry software packages including Autodesk Civil 3D, Bentley Pond Pack, Intelisolve Hydraflow Hydrographs & Storm Sewers, Army Corps of Engineers HEC-RAS & HEC-HMS, and Microsoft Office applications.

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 500 applications. Clients include homeowners, developers, national franchises, commercial property owners, industrial users, billboard companies, and farmers.

    • Provided expert planning testimony at 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.