Founded in 2005, we started out performing fiber optic splicing and placing services for a large regional communications provider. Over the past 10-years, we have built a reputation of superior customer satisfaction, availability and on-time project delivery. Our leadership team has over 100 years of combined experience in the industry; and our multi-faceted staff includes engineers, planners, and project managers.
In 2013 we built our new corporate headquarters in Rockaway, New Jersey. Our strategic location allows us to provide emergency and call out services for all of our clients throughout the region. Today our firm designs, builds, and maintains critical infrastructure systems for several service providers and Fortune 500 corporations.
To provide Best-in-Class Electrical and Communications Services resulting in financially, operationally and environmentally successful projects for all of our clients.
J&L Electrical and Communications, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
The welfare and safety of our employees is the primary concern to our firm. At J&L Electrical and Communications Group we feel that all accidents and injuries can be prevented. It is our policy to provide and maintain safe and healthful working conditions, and to follow operating practices which will safeguard all employees; which will result is safe working conditions and efficient operations.
George L. Garcia
President & CEO
Mr. Garcia has over 30 years’ experience in the electrical and telecommunications industry, which includes over 21 years in executive management. Since forming the company he has been instrumental in securing several major business relationships with Fortune 500 Companies. George is responsible for overseeing overall operations and setting the strategic direction for the company. George is a graduate of the State University of New York and a member of Santiago Iglesias Educational Society.
Vice President of Financial and Business Operations
Ms. Garcia leads our company in all corporate financial operations, including managing relations with our banking partners. She is a graduate from Montclair State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities and a minor in Business Administration along with a Certificate of Entrepreneurship. While at Montclair State, Alexa won a business plan pitch competition for a concept she founded. An avid soccer player, Alexa spends weekends coaching pre-school children in the fundamentals of soccer.
Sales & Business Development
Mr. Hogan has over 28 years of experience in the telecommunications and distribution industries, which includes over 18 years of executive management. Jeff has extensive knowledge of all aspects of infrastructure management in the telecommunications, distribution, and energy industries. Jeff is a graduate of Monmouth University where he obtained a Bachelor’s in Business Administration.
Estimating / Project Management
Mr. DePaola has over 35 years’ in the electrical, building automation, and construction industries. Frank is a highly accomplished professional in the areas estimating, and project management. Frank is responsible for all estimating, specification, bidding, and proposal submissions for the company. Additionally, he is responsible for the project management and field coordination of our (BMS) Building Management Systems practice.
Mr. Kabir brings 22 years’ of telecommunications engineering and construction management experience to the J&L Group. Mohammad is responsible for OSP project management and daily operational. Prior to joining the J&L Group, he served as an Outside Plant / Right of Way Engineer for former Bell Atlantic, OSP Engineer for Verizon Business. Mohammad received a bachelor’s degree from Chittagong University in Bangladesh.
Mr. Peters is a seasoned senior executive and telecommunications industry veteran. In this role, Kevin is providing guidance on our growth strategy and driving continuous improvement in our operational performance. Kevin earned his Bachelor’s from Fairfield University, Masters of Science from Stevens Institute of Technology, and his M.B.A. from Columbia University.
New Jersey Business Certification • State of New Jersey – Public Works Contractor • New Jersey DPMC – Department of Property Management and Construction
Minority Business Certifications
Minority Business Certification (MBE) – New York & New Jersey NMSDC • New Jersey (SBE) – Small Business Enterprise • Minority Business Certification (MBE) – The Port Authority of NY & NJ • New York City – SBE & MBE Business Certified • New York State – Empire State Development (ESD) MBE Certified • California Public Service Commission – Supplier Clearinghouse • SAMS – Cage Code 8ARJ5
OSHA – Standards, 10, 30 • Commscope / Systimax Certifications • Corning Certification • Belden Certification • Terrestrial Microwave Certification • SWAC – Secure Worker Access Cards – The Port Authority of NY & NJ • TWIC – Transportation Worker’s Identification Credentials – The Port Authority of NY & NJ • National Network Awareness Training • HAZ-COM • New Jersey Transit – Approved Contractor • Amtrak – Approved Contractor • CSX – Approved Contractor • Conrail Safety Training • Traffic Signal Certification • Confined Space Certification
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County • March of Dimes • Hope House Food Pantry • Yorktowne Club • Market Street Mission • Partners in Faith • Immaculate Conception High School • St. Mathews School • Morris Catholic High School Partners in Faith • Assumption College for Sisters • Atlantic Healthcare Systems • Saint Matthews Roman Catholic Church •