Robert Vella
Project Manager/Construction Inspector

Phone: (732) 995-9317

Mr. Vella is a Project Manager/Construction Inspector in the Community Association department with over 34 years of experience as an engineer and program manager. He worked for the US Army until his retirement in 2015 as Deputy Director of the US Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center’s Product Realization Engineering and Quality Directorate. Mr. Vella also has worked in construction for over 12 years as a union carpenter, along with many various construction positions.

Mr. Vella’s wide variety of education and experience provide a valuable contribution to the DW Smith team with responsibilities consisting of field project oversight of various construction projects, contract administration and coordination with Engineers, Contractors, Property Management, and Community Association Boards.

Mr. Vella attended New Jersey Institute of Technology where he earned a degree of Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He is a former member of Carpenters Local 715 Elizabeth, NJ.

In addition, Mr. Vella is married and is the father of three sons. He is a member of the Italian American Association Township of Ocean. Mr. Vella’s hobbies include routine exercise and playing the guitar.