SERVPRO of Paramus Employee Photos

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'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 is the Production Manager at SERVPRO of Paramus. He graduated from Liberty University with a BA in Physical and Health Education. Matt's been with SERVPRO of Paramus since 2010 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 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

Steve joined our SERVPRO family over 5 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 graduated from Montclair State University with a BA in English. He's been with us over 4 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 new born daughter and their dog Zack Morris.

Joe Zak

Joe studied Criminal Justice at Bergen Community College. He joined our crew in 2015 and is looking forward to attending IICRC training. Joe spent 5 years previously working at the Gramon/Glenview Academy. He worked with children with Autism and children with emotional and behavioral problems. Joe's nickname is Scoops because he always knows the story.

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. By night he's a DJ spinning the beats. He recently discovered a hidden treasure while working on a residential fire job (see our "Hidden Treasure" blog.

Kyle Meehan

Kyle has been with SERVPRO of Paramus for over 6 years. He studied Communications at ESU (East Stroudsburg University) in Pennsylvania. He enjoys sports and the outdoors and Thursday Night Trivia. He has a great way of dealing with the homeowners in stressful situations and is an asset to our team.

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 and he and his wife have another one on the way.

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 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).

A SERVPRO employee with a black button up shirt standing in front of a SERVPRO vehicle.

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 Rep for SERVPRO Paramus. 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 and Inspector (Asbestos) in 2016. He's also a member of The Knights Of Columbus (4th Degree Sir Knight). 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).

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