Town Topics — Princeton's Weekly Community Newspaper Since 1946.
Vol. LXII, No. 2
Wednesday, January 9, 2008
Coldwell Banker Princeton Office

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J. Robert Hillier, founder of Hillier Architecture, has been awarded the AIA New Jersey 2008 Michael Graves FAIA (Fellow of the American Institute of Architects) Lifetime Achievement Medal. He is the second recipient of the award, following Michael Graves himself. The award recognizes his “compassion for design, [his] business model, and overall contributions to the profession,” said NJ AIA President Jerome Leslie Eben. Mr. Hillier will be honored on Saturday, January 12, at the AIA NJ’s annual Design Day and Service Awards Gala at the Newark Club, atop Seton Hall Law School in Newark.

An advocate for open space, Mr. Hillier began in solo practice as an architect in 1966. His firm evolved into a major architectural concern before merging with the Scotland-based company RMJM in 2007 to form RMJM Hillier. Mr. Hillier, who is also a Town Topics shareholder, has designed work for some of the nation’s top corporate, education, healthcare and research organizations, earning more than 300 design awards in his 41 years of practice.


Eric Diamond CPA and Marc Fogarty CPA, CFE have both been promoted to senior managerial positions at Amper, Politziner & Mattia, Certified Public Accountants and Consultants. Mr. Diamond is a senior manager in the Accounting and Auditing Department. He represents both public and private companies in various industries including real estate, manufacturing, retail, distribution, not-for profit organizations, telecommunications and technology and is a member of the firm’s Technology Group and Public Companies Group. A graduate of Rutgers College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, he is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Fogarty, a senior manager in the firm’s Audit and Accounting Department, provides accounting, auditing, and consulting services to mid-size clients in the manufacturing, distribution, and service industries. He is a member of the firm’s Public Companies Group, Banking Group and International Services Group. A Certified Fraud Examiner, Mr. Fogarty is a graduate of Kean University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants and has earned the CFE designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.


Jean M. Wiegner, a financial advisor in Merrill Lynch’s Princeton office, has been named to the Professional Advisor Recognition Society by the Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF), a community-run and -focused organization serving greater Mercer County and central New Jersey with a broad mission to encourage philanthropy. PACF attracts charitable dollars, manages and invests funds, and provides grants to support nonprofits. Ms. Eigner was recognized for her extraordinary commitment to the community and her work to advance philanthropy and encourage charitable giving across central New Jersey.


Navy Ensign Joel R. Kent, III, a 1994 graduate of The Lawrenceville School, Lawrenceville, N. J., recently reported for duty at Naval Air Station, Kingsville, Texas. Kent joined the Navy in October 1995.


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