This year, A.J. Perri Heating, Cooling & Plumbing, Tinton Falls, NJ, celebrates 40 years in business.

Since 1971, according to sources, A.J. Perri has served more than 150,000 customers.

"It's been a privilege to earn the trust needed to be Central New Jersey's largest family-owned service company," says Kevin Perri, vice president.

Albert Perri, Sr. started the company with three employees. The company now employes more than 200 associates. This family owned business, with a tradition of exceptional customer satisfaction, has included all three of Albert Perri's sons, who are helping bring about greater growth and success to A.J. Perri, Inc.

The A.J. Perri family serves its community in a variety of ways, whether it's hammering for a few hours at a Habitat for Humanity project, or donating a new HVAC system to the Division of Youth and Family Services of New Jersey. The Perris also believe in the youth of their community, and take an active role in sponsoring and helping children through the Community YMCA, sponsoring community and high school sports teams, and serving on the board of directors at Camp Arrowhead.

In addition, A.J. Perri will often partner with a local radio station in give-away contests to help needy people stay cool during the hot summer months.

The A.J. Perri comany is a long-standing member of Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA). Albert Perri, Sr., has served on the ACCA national and local board of directors, and as a chapter president.

"We anticipate growing the A.J. Perri family as well as our family of clients, those who have welcomed us into their residences to provide them with the utmost in home comfort services. We take great pride in our contributions to the community, and look forward to serving New Jersey families for years to come," says Kevin Perri, president. A.J. Perri employs 200 people, and operates a fleet of more than 100 service vehicles.