Mr. Carton concentrates his practice in the areas of real estate development, and public finance. He has represented such clients as RWJ Barnabas Health, JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., F. Hoffmann-La Roche, McDonald’s, Rhone Poulenc (Rhodia), and Rendina (a healthcare R.E. Development firm, and Claremont Properties in matters ranging from individual business and industrial uses to large-scale commercial, health care, office/flex space developments and redevelopments.
Mr. Carton also has extensive experience involving governmental entities, serving as Mayor of the Township of Middletown (Monmouth County’s largest municipality) and its General Counsel for six years.
In addition, Mr. Carton started the firm’s Public Finance Practice in 1981. The firm regularly serves as bond or underwriters counsel to issuers or investment bankers in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, including the State of New Jersey, New Jersey Health Care Facilities Financing Authority, Monmouth, Somerset and Passaic Counties, Monmouth County Improvement Authority, and numerous county improvement authorities, municipal sewer and water and pollution control authorities, and school boards. Issues have ranged from competitive to negotiated; general obligation to revenue; and appropriation backed and refundings secured by insurance letters of credit or County guarantees.
Columbia Law School (LL.B.)
College of the Holy Cross (B.A.)
State of New Jersey
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey
Monmouth Essex County and New Jersey State Bar Associations
New Jersey State Bar
Land Use Section Chairman, 1995 and
Malpractice Insurance Committee – Chairman, 1984-1986
All Saints’ Memorial Landmark Trust
Monmouth Medical Center, (part of the RWJ Barnabas Health System)
Board of Trustees, 2009-2018, Emeritus 2018
Chairman, Strategic Planning Committee 2018-Present
Ronald McDonald House Charities – New York Tri-State Area, Inc.
Board of Trustees, 1992-2010
Middletown Township Municipal Sewer Authority
Commissioner, 1987-2006, and Township Mayor and Counsel, 1981-1986
Middletown Township Republican Party
Chairman, 1976-1979; 1986-present and Monmouth County Improvement representative and the New Jersey State GOP