Charles H. Sarlo, Esq.

Law Office/Vice President and General Counsel, DMR Architects

Charles H. Sarlo, Esq. has over 25 years of legal, technical and management experience in the fields of real estate development and redevelopment, environmental assessment and remediation, engineering and construction both domestically as well as in Russia, Mexico, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore. His experience in the field of real estate development and construction stems from his unique academic credentials; law degree, engineering degree and finance degree.

Sarlo is Vice President and General Counsel of DMR Architects, a Hasbrouck Heights-based architectural firm, which serves private and public clients in the areas of redevelopment, multi-family housing, health care, corporate projects, educational facilities and public facilities. He also maintains his own law practice in which he specializes in land use, real estate, redevelopment and environment matters. Besides his service on the EDA Board, Sarlo was appointed by former Gov. Richard J. Codey to serve as a member of the Transfer of Development Rights Technical Advisory Committee of the New Jersey Highlands Council. The committee's mission was to provide technical and industry expertise to assist the Council in developing a regional master plan pursuant to the Highlands Act.

Sarlo also serves as attorney for the Planning Board and Board of Adjustment, Borough of North Arlington, and the attorney for the East Rutherford Public Works and Utility Commission. He also was a panelist at the Governor's 2003 Housing Conference at which he discussed practical considerations in implementing New Jersey's Housing and Redevelopment Law.

Sarlo is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Pace University School of Law where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Pace International Law Review. He also holds an Environmental Law Certificate from Pace's highly ranked environmental law program. Additionally, Sarlo has an M.B.A degree in finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a B.S. degree in engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.