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Hollister Construction Services C.E.O. Christopher Johnson Is Finalist In Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards


Hollister Construction Services (Hollister), a leading full-service construction manager specializing in corporate, educational, healthcare, industrial, retail, and residential construction, announces that the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Christopher A. Johnson, has been named a finalist in the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year2013 award program in New Jersey. Now in its 27th year, the Ernst & Young awards program recognizes high-growth entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Finalists were selected by a panel of independent judges, and regional award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 13, 2013 at the Hyatt New Brunswick.Regional award winners go on to compete at the national level, and final results will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 16, 2013.

“Being chosen as a finalist for the Ernst & Young award is a great honor that demonstrates the strength and growth of Hollister as a whole,” said Mr. Johnson. “The entrepreneurial spirit that led us to launch the company nearly 10 years ago continues to drive us as we expand our roster of major projects and look for ways to build not only better buildings but also stronger communities throughout New Jersey.”

Since founding Hollister Construction Services in 2004, Mr. Johnson has overseen the day-to-day operations of the construction services practice. Over the past 20 years, he has managed building projects in excess of 10,000,000 square feet, and represents many of the major public, private and institutional property and business owners in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. Mr. Johnson is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, with a B.S. in Management and Entrepreneurial Studies.

In 2009, Mr. Johnson founded The Hollister Foundation, a non-operating 501(c)(3), designed to mobilize, energize and inspire professionals in the real estate and construction industries to support and fund children’s education and health programs. He is active in numerous other charitable endeavors and supports The Ryan Wolf Kossar Foundation, The All Stars Program, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Community Food Bank of New Jersey, and The United Way.

Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year is one of the world’s most prestigious business awards for entrepreneurs. The program is nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In New Jersey, local sponsors include PNC Bank, DLA Piper, Merrill Corporation, Morgan Lewis, Empire Valuation Consultants, Scherzer International, SolomonEdwardsGroup, Cresa NJ, Gibbons, Murray Devine, New Jersey Technology Council, NJBIZ, and WithumSmith+Brown.

For more information about Hollister Construction Services, please contact Kari Neering of JCPR at 973-850-7315 or

About Hollister Construction Services

Hollister Construction Services is a full-service commercial real estate construction manager specializing in corporate, educational, healthcare, industrial, retail, and residential construction, with offices in Parsippany, NJ and New York, NY. Distinguished by the exceptional involvement of its principals in projects of all sizes, Hollister is committed to building sound relationships and structures in the New Jersey and New York markets.

Hollister works through its own independent philanthropic organization, The Hollister Foundation, to further its community outreach activities. The Foundation’s mission is to raise and distribute funds for organizations that foster children’s advancement through education and health initiatives.


05/10/2013 - 09:14


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