After graduating Bradley University in 1974 with a BS in Construction Science, Bruce worked for The Kokes Organization for over 31 years as VP of Construction. While there he was directly responsible for the development, sale and construction of multiple communities in Ocean, Monmouth and Middlesex Counties which resulted in the construction of over 6000 homes. Bruce also coached both Little League Baseball and Pop Warner Football for over 15 years. He is happily married for 33 years to his lovely wife Jane with whom he has raised 4 wonderful sons and has 4 precious granddaughters. Bruce is a member of the Whiting United Methodist Church and enjoys golf, traveling, gardening, wine tasting, gourmet cuisine and fishing!