Michael developed a passion for life on the water as a young boy. Born in Milan and raised in Sea Girt, New Jersey he spent much of his adolescence exploring the beaches in Italy off of the Ligurian Coast as well as the Jersey Shore. After earning a degree in International Business at The College of Charleston Michael thought it was "aboat time" to join the family business and pursue his love for life on the water. He had the opportunity to join the Clarks Landing staff in Annapolis, Maryland as a member of the sales team for Sea Ray boats. In 2007, Michael took a position in New Jersey running the Point Pleasant Clarks Landing location. After years of hard work he is now the Vice President where he continues to oversee the Clarks Landing NJ operations
A self – described family man, Bob has always believed strongly in being there for the people who need him. It’s this same caring philosophy that he has carried over in his professional career. “With the financial and emotional challenges related with a major purchase and knowing that I can help my clients overcome obstacles they face is very gratifying,” says Bob. For over 20 years Bob has had a successful career in the mortgage and boating industry which started at Boating Magazine in New York, NY. A 25 year resident of Point Pleasant, NJ, Bob is an active community volunteer. His knowledge and passion for boating and fishing began with mentors, his father and grandfather on the waters of the Long Island Sound. Today his love for boating continues with his family and friends on the coastal waters of the Jersey Shore.
George's life is something of a fish story. This New Brunswick, NJ native grew up fishing daily out of Sandy Hook Bay. When he moved to Toms River, he continued to pursue his passion, fishing out of the Manasquan Inlet. George now helps others pursue sport fishing by specializing in the sale and brokerage of new and used boats and yachts. Since joining Clarks Landing Marina in 1986, George has displayed the ability to locate boats from the northern coast of Maine to the tip of Florida to satisfy the needs of his customers. He does this through a well-organized network of brokerage house.
Jim’s boating career started as a 14 year local kid on the Manasquan River. He has owned more than 20 boats and has traveled by boat as far north as Newport, Rhode Island and south to Florida’s West Coast. Jim has wintered as a “live aboard” in Florida for 10 of the last 12 years and fished the flats there in a restored Pro-line “fallback”.
He comes to Clarks from a career in Sales and Marketing for national companies and as an owner of his own marketing firm for 35 years.
Jim likes to say he is “back to his roots” across the river from the Manasquan River Yacht Club where it all started.
Tony grew up in New York City, went to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and then went into the marines. He always wanted a boat of his own so when he returned home he purchased his first of 4 Sea Rays. He docked his boat in Point Pleasant, NJ and fell in love with the Jersey Shore. Tony has been a yacht broker for 15 years and has sold Viking Yachts, Carver, Marquis Yachts, Cabo, Silverton, and Cruisers Yachts. He also has 25 years experience in automotive retail management. He is a high-energy broker with connections from New York to Florida. In his spare time he enjoys fishing and barbequing with his sons.
Gary began a career in the big city with NBC, but always harbored a love for boating and fishing. It was that love that prompted him to leave New York and open his own boating store in Tuckerton, New Jersey. Selling everything a boater needs from boats to supplies, this sparked his interest in fishing tournaments. Gary participated in Marlin & Tuna tournaments from here to St. Lucia! After 25 years in the business he now brings his vast knowledge to the Clarks Landing family.