Builder’s Story

The D.R. Mon Group, Inc., specializes in the development and construction of classic urban living projects throughout New Jersey. Since 1985, the company has created communities throughout Morris, Hunterdon, Union, Hudson and Monmouth Counties.

The company has particular expertise in the development, design, construction, financing and marketing of classic urban housing options for entry-level buyers using NJ Housing Mortgage and Finance Agency Housing Incentive Funds, Balanced Housing, as well as County HOME Funds, for projects in Plainfield, Long Branch, Jersey City, and West New York.

In addition to managing the D.R. Mon Group, Inc., president Dean R. Mon is actively involved in the New Jersey building industry. He has served as director, executive board member and president of the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA), and was inducted into the NJBA Hall of Fame in 1996. He was the recipient of the NJBA Builder of the Year award in 1998. In 2000, he received the NJBA Affordable Housing Award.

The NJBA recognized Riverwalk Homes at Long Branch as “Best Affordable Mount Laurel Home” in 2004. The Community Builders and Remodelers Association of New Jersey recognized 52nd Street Homes, LLC at West New York as “Community of the Year” in 2012 along with 8 additional building and sales awards for the 70-unit community.

Get to Know Dean Mon

Get to know Dean Mon and the MonGroup.

Mon chairs the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Construction Safety & Health Committee. He serves as a member of the Budget & Finance Committee and the Executive Board.

A New Jersey resident since 1964, Mon attended Newark College of Engineering where he acquired a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering. Mon served in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970, achieving the rank of sergeant, and served a tour of duty in Vietnam.