The GEM Family

Jennie Mergola - Founder

Jennie Mergola opened GEM Roofing and Waterproofing Corp. on October 31st 1973, with the goal of performing quality work in the New York metropolitan area. Over the 44 years, she was able to grow her business from a mere five person operation to now over 85 employees. As president, Jennie ran GEM Roofing and Waterproofing Corp until August 2017 when she suddenly passed away. Jennie left her company and her work ethic to her granddaughter, Victoria Mergola. 

Victoria Mergola - President

Victoria Mergola is the current president of GEM Roofing and Waterproofing Corp. She is a college graduate from Montclair State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts. Victoria has a project management certification through Columbia University, and she is OSHA Construction Safety and Health certified. Under her management, her plan for GEM Roofing is to continue her grandmother's legacy of hard work and great quality using today's technology to build off the foundation laid over the previous four decades. 

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