Larry Paragano, Sr


Cavaliere N. Larry Paragano, Sr. is a long time resident and businessman of New Jersey.   He has enjoyed an ambitious and diverse career, in all phases of the real estate and construction industry. He has developed and constructed office/commercial buildings, shopping centers and multi and single-family luxury dwellings throughout Essex, Morris and Union counties as well as being a licensed real estate broker and developer with offices in Basking Ridge, NJ.

He was an original Incorporator and Organizer of InterCommunity Bank, Springfield New Jersey, and served as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Inter Community Bank Holding Company before its sale to CoreStates Bank Corporation.  He is currently the Chairman of Enterprise National Bank Corporation with branch locations in Kenilworth, Edison and Bloomfield, NJ.

He is the Founder of the Paragano Family Foundation, whose philanthropic grants have funded numerous charitable causes within the United States and abroad.  He founded the Associazione Amici per Camella e Perdifumo; a foundation to fund the restoration and operations of the Church of San Nazario, in his native village of Camella, Perdifumo, Italy.  He is one of the founders of the Shepherds of Youth Charitable Trust and Chairman Emeritus of the Italian Italian-American Heritage Commission.

Larry resides in Bernardsville, NJ with his wife, Eileen.   They have four sons and a daughter and are proud grandparents to twelve grandchildren.