Richard Cericola

Vice President, Meadowlands Fire Protection

Value Delivered

Rich supervises and directs all of Meadowlands Fire Protection’s operations. This includes tasks related to contracts, contract negotiations, estimates, project management, engineering, and the management of field personnel.


Rich was educated at the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s School of Professional Architecture. He began his construction career with the Frank A. McBride Company before coming to F&G Mechanical in 1992 as a Project Manager. Rich was promoted to Divisional Vice President in 2003. He is a member of the Joint Apprenticeship Committee, which represents the signatory contractors for Sprinkler Fitters Local 696. Rich is also a member of the National Fire Sprinkler Association’s contract negotiating committee. He is on the F&G Mechanical and Meadowlands Fire Protection Safety Committee and is an OSHA trained professional.

The Personal Side

Rich and his wife, Liz, have two children. He enjoys coaching youth sports and spending time at the Jersey Shore. He also likes attending football and basketball games, especially at his children’s colleges.