Each year, the Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association of New Jersey recognizes one builder for excellence. This year's winner is Woodmont Properties, which plays in the luxury end of the apartment and for-sale markets.

Lewis Zlotnick, president of Woodmont Properties, was honored to accept the award.

Here's more from the association's release:

An industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience, Zlotnick is responsible for the strategy, implementation and management of Woodmont Properties’ operations. He also oversees construction, property management, marketing, human resources and information technology divisions of the company.

“It is a true honor for Woodmont to be recognized for this prestigious award, which is one of the highest achievements for our region,” Zlotnick said. “With many exciting development projects in our pipeline, we look forward to continuing to make a significant contribution to upgrading New Jersey’s housing stock.”

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