Burke Environmental Inc. (BEI) is a full service design/ build company, specializing in seashore landscapes. Our staff has over 100 years of combined experience in lawn maintenance, landscape design/ construction, hardscaping, irrigation, arborculture, fertilization, and snow and ice management.  We have both union (laborers local 172 and operators local 825 unions) and non-union crews.  BEI is fully insured and is certified to apply both aquatic (one of only a few companies in New Jersey) and land-based pesticides.  We operate our own nursery (Burke Environmental Nurseries) as well as being associated with wholesale growers, suppliers, and materials’ manufacturers, so we can offer the best prices for plant material.

BEI uses the latest equipment operated by trained, uniformed employees to provide a professional appearance to your property at all times. BEI provides a range of environmentally intelligent solutions to typical property maintenance problems.


  • NJDEP Pesticide License # 97454A (for aquatic, turf, ornamental & ROW applications)
  • NJ Certified Fertilizer Applicator # C004544 (Alex Burke)
  • NJ State approved Category 2 & 4 Small Business Enterprise
  • NJ State Registered Public Works Contractor # 681654
  • NJ Dep. of Ag. Plant Dealer certification # 10007826
  • NJDEP Licensed Irrigation Installer # 194886 (Alex Burke)
  • NJDEP Licensed Irrigation Contractor Business Permit # LICBP659412
  • NJ Licensed Home Improvement Contractor # 13VH01951700
  • IPM Certification--Integrated Pest Management (lawn & plant care with minimal pesticide use)
  • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Concrete Paver Certification
  • Interlocking Concrete Pavement Institute (ICPI) Instructor
  • National Concrete Masonry Association (NCMA) certified segmental retaining wall installer
  • Authorized Contractor for Unilock, Belgard, & Techo-bloc
  • NJ Certified Tree Expert # 615 (Alex Burke)
  • NJ Tree Company License # NJTC831709
  • Wetlands Delineation Certification
  • United States Army Corps of Engineers approved Wetlands Scientist 

Our Team

Alex Burke

Owner / President

Jay Cotta

Lawn Maintenance Supervisor

Tim Hurley

 Irrigation Technician

Jose Jimenez

Residential Maintenance Foreman

Juan Trejo

Commercial Maintenance Foreman

Matt Wdzieczkowski

Hardscape/ Landscape Supervisor


Tara Olsen

Office Manager