Italian American Cultural Society of New Jersey

PO Box 108

Tennent, NJ  07763

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Peter is the son of Sicilian parents who came to the U.S. in their teens. Peter was born in Manhattan and currently lives in Manalapan, NJ. He is a CPA with over 40 years of work history and currently operates an accounting practice in NYC.

Peter Capuana

Mike Arato

Richard Favara

Rich Favara and his family resides in Freehold Township and has done so for the past 25 years. Rich is a Corporate Account Manager for AT&T and is married to Carol Favara who is an Office Clerk for Freehold Township Board of Education. He has 2 daughters, Kimberly who is a Doctor of Clinical Physical Therapy and Alyssa who is a Registered Nurse. Rich’s paternal grandparents immigrated from Sicily and his maternal grandparents immigrated from Naples. There is even a town in Sicily called Favara. Rich is an avid fisherman and from April thru November you usually can find him fishing from the beaches or boat from Sandy Hook to Sea Girt. Rich also likes to golf, spend time with family, travel and help the community.

Legal Counsel  

Robert Marchese

Robert is the Grandson of Italian immigrants from Sicily and Naples. He is a resident of Fair Haven in Monmouth county. Robert is an Attorney with offices in Red Bank and Staten Island.

Mike is from Brooklyn New York and lives in Freehold, NJ. He is married with two lovely children. His father is Sicilian and his mother is Napolitano. His interests are playing cards and watching sports. He is also retired from the city of New York.

Robert DeSalvatore 

Meeting Coordinator

 Robert has been a construction laborer for 22 years. He is married to his wife, Deana for 19 years. They have twin 16 year old girls, Nikki and Ali. He enjoys all kinds of sports and sports memorabilia.

Anthony Leone

Tony is of Sicilian heritage. He grew up in the lower east side of Manhattan, NY. He now lives in Marlboro where he has lived for 24 years. He is the owner of the full-service home improvement company, Energy Aide in Shrewsbury, NJ. He enjoys boating, fast cars, and trips to Atlantic City.