Awards & Accolades


  • ROI-NJ Influencers Power List Super 60: Edward Russo


  • – 2023 Top Workplace
  • NJ Biz Commercial Real Estate Power 50 – Edward Russo, Number 2
  • NJAA Garden State Awards:
    • Property Management Company of the Year: Russo Property Management
    • Curb Appeal: Essex & Crane, Vermella East
    • Corporate/Property Website: Vermella Portfolio, Vermella Union
    • Corporate/Property Office Staff: Rebecca Rabbat
    • Groundskeeper/Porter: Sherick Artis
    • Maintenance Technician: Dagoberto Calixto, Favian Hernandez
    • Maintenance Supervisor: Dragomir Dumitrescu
    • Assistant Property Manager: Michele Vignola
    • Property Manager: Jared Leff
    • Excellence in Property Management: Vermella Union
  • New Jersey Builders Association Sales and Marketing Awards:
    • Best Website for a Rental Community: Print House
    • Best Model Home in a Rental Community with over 200 Apartments: Print House
    • Best Interior Merchandising for an Amenity Space in a Rental Community: Vermella Woodbridge
    • Best Landscaping Design for an Attached, Rental or Mid-Rise/High-Rise Community: Vermella Woodbridge
    • Best Outdoor Living Space and/or Outdoor Amenities for an Attached, Rental or Mid-Rise/High-Rise Community: Vermella Woodbridge


  • Urban Land Institute Use Excellence Awards: Vermella  Union, Mixed-use TOD
  • NJ Biz Leaders in Real Estate, Construction and Design (Architecture & Engineering Department)
  • NJBiz Power 100: Edward Russo
  • ROI-NJ Real Estate Influencers: Edward Russo


  • NJBiz Commercial Real Estate Power 50: Edward Russo (#9)
  • NJBiz Power 100: Edward Russo
  • ROI-NJ Influencers in Real Estate: Edward Russo
  • Ellis Customer Service Best in Class Award (recognizes the highest community performers on the Ellis Survey Program) Since beginning this award eight years ago in 2014, Ellis has surveyed residents of more than 1 million apartment homes. This prestigious award is presented to the top 10% of communities based on results of prospect and resident surveys conducted across five touch points – lead conversion, move in, maintenance, pre-renewal and move out. Vermella’s winners included, Vermella Union, Vermella Crossing and Vermella Lyndhurst.


  • NJBiz Commercial Real Estate Power 50: Edward Russo (#7)
  • ROI-NJ Influencers: Real Estate (Developers): Edward Russo
  • New Jersey Builders Association: SAM Awards: Vermella Union – Best New Mixed-Use Project, Vermella Union – Best Home in Rental Mid-Rise/High-Rise Community, Annin Lofts – Best Redevelopment Project


  • NJBiz Commercial Real Estate Power 50: Edward Russo (#7)
  • ROI-NJ: Influencers Power List (Real Estate): Edward Russo
  • NJAA Garden State Awards: Curb Appeal: Annin Lofts, Vermella Lyndhurst, Vermella West (Quazzi Boone: Maintenance Supervisor)


  • NJAA Garden State Awards (Manny DaSilva: Maintenance Technician Winner, Mike Amaro: Regional Manager Winner, John Calabrese: Regional Manager Winner, Andrew Medina: Property Manager)


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