SERVPRO of Paramus Employee Photos

Tony Palumbo - Owner

Tony Palumbo - Owner

Tony started cleaning carpets in his father and grandfathers business when he was still in elementary school. He took over the family business in 1988. In 2007 he and his wife Danielle opened SERVPRO of Paramus. In addition to the companies’ certifications, Tony is IICRC certified in Water Damage Restoration, Applied Structural Drying and Fire & Smoke Restoration. In addition to over 30 years of carpet cleaning experience, he's a Certified Lead Paint Renovator, Wool-Safe Fiber Care Specialist and a certified Crime and Trauma Scene Bio-recovery Technician as well as additional industry certifications.

Rick Cristofol

Rick Cristofol

Rick's been with Tony since 2003 and was here when SERVPRO of Paramus first opened its doors in 2007. He's in charge of all things in production and more. Rick attended Hofstra University. He's IICRC Certified in Water Damage Restoration and Applied Structural Drying. He's also a certified Crime and Trauma Scene Bio-recovery Technician. Rick's 12 plus years in the field has given him a wealth of experience in our industry that's hard to match.

Matt Prout

Matt Prout

Matt is the Production Manager at SERVPRO of Paramus/Northeast Bergen County. He graduated from Liberty University with a BA in Physical and Health Education. Matt's been with SERVPRO of Paramus for over 6 years and is a IICRC Certified Water Damage Restoration and Applied Structural Drying technician. Matt has also recently become one of our Estimators. Matt is highly organized and is a big asset on our larger loss projects.

Jason Fizzarotti

Jason Fizzarotti

Jason is one of our crew chiefs. A graduate of the University of Phoenix with his BA in Criminal Justice, he's been with us since 2013. He's an IICRC certified Water Damage Restoration technician. He's an avid Jets fan.

Stevan Huff

Stevan Huff

Steve joined our SERVPRO family over 2 years ago after serving 7 years in the United States Air Force which included a Tour in Iraq. He studied Criminal Justice at Community College of Air Force. He's an IICRC Certified Water Damage Restoration technician.

Mike Johnson

Mike Johnson

Mike graduated from Montclair State University with a BA in English. He's been with us over 2 years and is an IICRC Certified Water Damage Restoration technician. Mike has a passion for literature and writing. He lives in Wayne with his wife and their dog Zack Morris.

Joe Zak

Joe Zak

Joe studied Criminal Justice at Bergen Community College. He joined our crew last year and is looking forward to attending IICRC training in 2016. Joe spent 5 years previously working at the Gramon/Glenview Academy. He worked with children with Autism and children with emotional and behavioral problems.

Gustavus Calliste

Gustavus Calliste

Gus came here from Trinidad 25 years ago and truly loves the U.S.A. He has a strong background in plumbing and adds that value on water losses. He also loves to cook and spends a lot of free time in the kitchen. He recently discovered a hidden treasure while working on a residential fire job (see our "Hidden Trasure" blog.

Kyle Meehan

Kyle Meehan

Kyle has been with SERVPRO of Paramus for over 5 years. He studied Communications at ESU (East Stroudsburg University) in Pennsylvania. He enjoys sports and the outdoors and Thursday Night Trivia.

Joe Kelly

Joe Kelly

Joe's the newest fuul-time member of our team. He's continueing his studies at St. Thomas Aquinis, majoring in Criminal Justice. Joe enjoys spending his free time working out at the gym and is also an avid Jets fan.

Alexander Tiago

Alexander Tiago

Alex, or "T-Bone" as he's known is part of our Team while currently attending Bergen Community College. "SERVPRO of Paramus is a great organization that's offered me a huge opportunity" while he continues his studies. Alex started working with us right after he graduated High School and has been with us for almost two years.

Jeff Braun (and Landon)

Jeff Braun (and Landon)

Jeff, affectionately known as "Meat" started with SERVPRO of Paramus in 2010 and is ASD and Water Damage Restoration certified by the IICRC. He graduated from Rowan University with his Bachelor's Degree in History. Jeff recently left to work fulltime at his own business. He still works with us in the winter months and on weekends. He's an avid Jets fan and coaches youth football. He's pictured here with his son Landon, his absolute Pride and Joy!

Mike Maurer

Mike Maurer

Mike works with our production Team on large losses. He's been with us for two years, working full time when schools not in session. He currently attends Rowan University working to obtain his degree in Political Science.

Janet Pomante

Janet Pomante

Janet has been with SERVPRO of Paramus since its inception. She manages the Marketing Team and is always coming up with great ideas to get SERVPRO's name out there. She's IICRC Certified in Water Removal and Fire Clean-up. She tirelessly dedicates her time to various charitable causes in our community. When she's not living the SERVPRO life, she's looking for a poker game to join (and win).

Tony D'Arco

Tony D'Arco

Tony has been with SERVPRO since 2003. He started on the truck in production, was the GM at the Northeast Bergen County office and now he's an estimator and a Sales and Marketing Manager and Web Designer for SERVPRO Paramus/Northeast Bergen County. He's IICRC Certified in Fire Clean-up, Water Removal, Odor Control and OSHA Health and Safety. He's also IOT Certified in Mold Remediation and is ASD Certified (Applied Structural Drying). Recently received his certification as an Air Sampling Technician (Asbestos) in 2016. He's also a member of The Knights Of Columbus (3rd Degree). He is an avid fan of playing golf, cigars and the New York Yankees. He looks forward to retiring someday, moving somewhere warm and playing golf ALL THE TIME (for the record, he's not very good yet).

Rocky

Rocky

Rocky is SERVPRO of Paramus/Northeast Bergen County's official mascot. He can be seen occasionally wandering the offices in Saddle Brook defending Truth, Justice and The SERVPRO Way!