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Joseph Quather -Sales Manager & Quote Writer

Serving Cape May, Gloucester, Salem, &  Cumberland Counties

Joseph has been actively involved in the fire service for 43 years holding positions as Fire Chief and Assistant Chief in  Southern New Jersey. His vast knowledge of Fire Apparatus sales spans 21 years consisting of  firetruck specification development, committee inspections , and overall customer relations.  Joseph holds a B.S. degree in Construction Engineering so he realizes the integrate steps of building the perfect apparatus for his customers.

Charles Ferrante – Sales

Serving Hunterdon & Mercer Counties

Chuck FerranteCharles is presently a career firefighter for  the past 10 years with the  North Plainfield Fire Department. Charles is an active member of Bernardsville Fire Co for 23 years where he is currently a Captain and is an Ex-Chief.  He is a  veteran of the USAF and  served active duty for 4 years as a firefighter.  In the USAF he trained in Aircraft firefighting and rescue. Charles is also a qualified fire instructor.

With this extensive fire career background – Charles brings to the table vast  knowledge of the fire industry to help assist  your department in finding the perfect truck.


Keith Oberlin- Sales

Serving Burlington

Keith has actively been a  volunteer firefighter since graduating in 2008 from the Ocean County Fire Academy.  During that time he was an active member with Manchester Fire Company. For the past three years Keith resided in Carteret and was an active firemen with Carteret Fire Department.  Now living back in Manchester, Keith currently serves as Lieutenant in the fire department. Keith has a great background with working in a industry with  a competitive market, let him show you why a Rosenbauer should be added to your fleet. He knows what it takes to provide his customers with the best knowledge and customer service in today’s fire industry.

Raymond L. Van Marter – Sales

Serving Ocean County

Ray is a 28 year veteran of the New Jersey fire service. He currently is a Deputy Fire Marshall in charge of training for Ocean County. Ray has been a firefighter with Toms River Fire Company #1 & #2, United States Veterans Administration, Jackson Township Fire District #3 and is a current member of the Stafford Township Fire Department. Knowing how to coordinate is part of Ray’s day to day activities. When it comes to finding the right apparatus for you, he will be nothing but hands on. Walking you through the steps to find what your company is looking for.


James Schwartz  –  Sales

Serving Mercer County

James has been an active fireman with the Whiting Volunteer Fire Company for 8 years. He has held the following positions at the fire company, Vice President and Lieutenant. James is a crew member of the New Jersey Forest Fire Service.  With  James broad background in the fire services, he can help you design the finest fire truck for your fire company.

Joseph Chew – Sales

Serving Camden and Burlington Counties

Joseph has over thirty-four years of experience in industrial and municipal emergency response including three years as the Fire Chief at the E. I. DuPont Chambers Works, five years as a fire protection specialist and emergency response shift supervisor for Sunoco, Inc., five years as a fire protection specialist with a nuclear chemical facility and 16 years with Public Service and Gas Fire Department at Salem and Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations.  In addition to his vocation, Joe has been a member with the Liberty Fire Company of Penns Grove and the Reliance Fire Company of Woodstown/Pilesgrove (Salem County).  Most recently Joe was a fire commissioner with the Gloucester Township Board of Fire Commissioners, District 6 where he was provided oversight of Operations, Training and Apparatus. Joe holds an Associate’s Degree in Fire Protection Technology from Camden County College and a bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection Science.

Jay Sonnenfeld – Lead Development

Jay  has been an active Pine Beach firefighter for 31 years.  Serving as Chief and President in the Pine Beach Fire Department, has given Jay the skills to organize and set standards for his department. Jay is an instructor at the Ocean County Fire Academy, where he keeps all his knowledge up to date with all the newest technologies.  Jay has been instructing on all facets of pump operations since 1985.  He has extensive training in all phases of fire ground hydraulics.  Jay has worked with Hale and Waterous pumps on engines and aerial devices.  With Jay’s in-depth background in the fire services, he can help you design the finest fire truck for your fire company.