Resolution J341-2013

Congratulating Edward S. Walsh, P.E., upon the occasion of his designation as Honoree of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn, New York



  • Feb 5, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jan 30, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating  Edward S. Walsh, P.E., upon the
occasion of his designation as Honoree of the Cathedral Club  of  Brook-
lyn, New York

WHEREAS,  It  is the sense of this Legislative Body to recognize and pay
tribute to those distinguished citizens who devote their time and  ener-
gies  to the service of their community and profession, participating in
civic affairs and enhancing the character and quality of  life  for  all
citizens; and
  WHEREAS,  Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to  congratu-
late  Edward  S.  Walsh,  P.E.,  upon the occasion of his designation as
Honoree of the Cathedral Club of Brooklyn,  New  York;  this  auspicious
occasion  will  be celebrated at the Club's 113th Anniversary Dinner, to
be held on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, at the New York Marriott Marquis,
1535 Broadway, New York, New York; and
  WHEREAS, The Cathedral Club of Brooklyn is a Catholic lay organization
founded in the Diocese of Brooklyn, on March 1, 1900; the object of  the
founders  of  the Club was to make it the principal Catholic Club in the
Diocese of Brooklyn and to advance Catholic interests,  to  promote  the
moral  improvement  of its members, to foster among them a true Catholic
spirit, and by frequent social intercourse to unite them more closely in
the pursuance of these ends; and
  WHEREAS, Entering its second century, Cathedral Club of Brooklyn,  New
York,  looks  forward to its future, keeping in mind the original intent
and objectives of its founders; and
  WHEREAS, Edward S. Walsh, P.E., is currently the Principal and  Manag-
ing  Director  of  Project Management for Avison Young; prior to joining
Avison Young, he was the founder and President of The Walsh  Company,  a
multi-service  advisory  organization  specializing  in client represen-
tation and project management services; and
  WHEREAS, Established in 2003,  the  Walsh  Company  was  developed  by
Edward  S. Walsh into a successful firm of fifty-plus employees based in
Morristown, New Jersey; with offices in White Plains, New York;  Boston,
Massachusetts;  and Washington, D.C., it was ranked by NJBIZ in 2009 and
2010 as one of the "Top Companies to work for in New Jersey"; and
  WHEREAS, The Walsh Company was recognized throughout the  real  estate
and  construction  industries  for  its quality of service and steadfast
dedication to their clients; and
  WHEREAS, Edward S. Walsh began his career with Boswell Engineering; he
held subsequent positions with Bomar Builders, and served  for  over  10
years as Senior Vice President at Gale and Wentworth; and
  WHEREAS,  Edward S. Walsh holds a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engi-
neering from Villanova University and is a registered Professional Engi-
neer in the state of New Jersey; and
  WHEREAS, Actively involved in  helping  to  raise  funds  for  several
nonprofit  organizations  in Morris and Somerset counties in New Jersey,
Edward S. Walsh has been recognized for  his  philanthropic  efforts  on
behalf  of  the  American Cancer Society, Somerset Hills Learning Insti-
tute, Interfaith Food Pantry of Morristown and Family Service of  Morris
County; and
  WHEREAS,  Edward  S.  Walsh resides in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, with
his wife of 22 years and three daughters ages 18, 16 and 14; and
  WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of his professional and communi-
ty service, a period of constructive involvement, Edward  S.  Walsh  has
stood constant in dignity, good grace and humor; and

  WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by an individ-
ual  for  the  benefit  of  others  which  Edward S. Walsh has displayed
throughout his life; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is  the  sense  of  this Legislative Body that those who
enhance the well-being and vitality of their profession  and  community,
and  have shown a long and sustained commitment to excellence, certainly
have earned the recognition and applause of all citizens of  this  great
Empire State; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Edward S. Walsh, P.E., upon the occasion of his designation
as Honoree of the Cathedral Club  of  Brooklyn,  New  York;  and  be  it
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Edward S. Walsh.


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