jim-smSolar Electric NJ’s founder and president, Jim McAleer has over 35 years in the home building industry in which he has built communities totaling over 3,000 homes.  Previously a partner in one of the largest and most respected  privately owned residential builders in Southern New Jersey and Northern Delaware, Jim was responsible for all aspects of the industry.  Recently, he was a V.P. for the largest residential builder in the City of Philadelphia.  He has been involved in sales and marketing, product design, value engineering, approvals and permitting, inspections and acceptance by the authorities having jurisdiction (AHJ), warranty and customer satisfaction, and total project and community management.

Jim is a past President of the Builder’s League of South Jersey and a recipient of Builder of The Year, and has been inducted into the Builder’s Hall of Fame. Jim transitioned to the solar energy industry in 2009.

Jim has served as an elected Councilman in his home town.  He is a former member of the Virtua Hospital Foundation Board for 26 years, and currently serves on the Facilities Planning Committee, also a past Board member of Genesis Counseling Center, and is a past Board Member of the Ronald McDonald House of Southern New Jersey.  In this capacity Jim was co-chairman of the Building Committee overseeing the design, planning, and construction of both the new home and the addition to the House.  He currently sits on the House Operations Committee.