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Staff and Board

shariShari DePalma Executive Director, Madeline Corporation
Shari DePalma is an experienced not-for-profit affordable housing developer who has completed over 500 rental, homeownership, and special needs units during her 25 years in the field. Madeline Corporation is the 501(C)(3) organization she helped found in 1995 for the sole purpose of providing safe, affordable housing for families, seniors and special needs individuals.

Shari serves as a member of the New Jersey Community Development Association, the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey, and is on the Board of Directors of the Alliance Against Homelessness of Bergen County, Inc.

Members of the Board of Directors

Emanuel Chirico
Oakland, NJ

Joseph T. Ferrie
Edgewater, NJ

Charlene Ortiz
Garfield, NJ

Lynn Berlett
Woodbridge, NJ


Madeline Corporation
555 10th Street
Palisades Park, NJ 07650-2339
Phone: 201.944.3222
Fax: 201.944.3422
Email: SDepalma@madelinecorp.com