Our Team

Posted on by
Matthew Aubel – Project Design and Management (Newtown Office)


Matt holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting from The Pennsylvania State University, Class of 1998. Matthew enjoys creating master plans and outdoor living spaces. But most of all, he enjoys exceeding his client’s expectations. Everybody needs a little escape from the daily grind, and Matthew offers that with his ideas and creations. It’s a pleasure to see these properties mature under his watchful eye and continued management.

Creating award winning design/build projects is not Matthew’s only talent though. He also has expertise in managing the construction and after care of large, high profile commercial projects. From casinos to lifestyle centers to assisted living facilities, Matthew’s always looking for the next challenging test.

A resident of Abington Township, in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Matthew has been with Realty Landscaping since 1998. He is married and has two sons. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys watching Penn State and Philadelphia sports, taking road trips, gardening and participating in other outdoor activities.

Scott Consoli – Project Design and Management (Newtown Office)


Scott holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Landscape Architecture/Engineering from The University of Rhode Island, Class of 2002

Scott is involved with many large scale commercial and residential projects and with over 25 years of hands on experience he has a large understanding of many facets of the residential and commercial landscaping construction industry.

Originally from Hopewell, New Jersey, Scott was essentially born into the construction industry having ties to a family owned excavation company and being around jobsites and large scale construction equipment all his life. After spending many summers in the family business Scott wanted to head on to bigger and better things. Realizing that most of the excavation industry was below grade he aspired to be involved with the self gratifying process of landscape design which could be seen for many years to come. He decided to go to the University of Rhode Island to pursue an Engineering/Architecture degree and finally a Landscape Architecture degree with backgrounds in community planning.

Scott currently lives in a 220 year old home in Lambertville, NJ and once shared the stage with Bruce Springsteen.

Jim Strohecker – Irrigation Manager (Newtown Office)


Jim holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape from Temple University

He resides on a small farm in Upper Buck County, Pennsylvania and has worked in the landscape maintenance and design field for over 25 years. Jim is a certified irrigation contractor.

 

 

Colin Guerra – Chief Project Estimator (Newtown Office)


Colin holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting from The Pennsylvania State University, Class of 1999. Has also completed graduate work in Agricultural and Extension Education and is a member of Alpha Tau Alpha for academic achievement.

Colin joined Realty Landscaping in 2003 and has over twenty years of industry experience. He is responsible for overseeing the bid build processes in the landscape construction division. Colin also works closely with the managers in the residential and commercial landscape maintenance, irrigation and snow divisions to improve project efficiency, quality, profitability and customer relationships. Colin is a member of the company safety team and has been an integral part of the continuous improvement in safety throughout the company. He is also a Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturalist.

Colin resides in Lower Saucon Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania with his wife and son. He enjoys training his golden retriever, cooking and watching college football.

Joe O’Boyle – Landscape Maintenance Account Manager (Newtown Office)


Joe holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration from Temple UniversityAs resident of Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Joe has over 30 years of experience in turf management. He has been with Realty Landscaping since 2005.

Joe loves his home in Bucks County. When he is not working, you can find Joe cruising the country roads on his motorcycle, or spending time with his grandchildren.

 

Karen Petroski– Project Design and Management (Oaks Office)


Karen holds a Horticulture degree from Pennsylvania College of Technology and is also Green Advantage Certified.

Karen has been in the Landscape Industry since 1984 holding various positions including Garden Center Sales and Management, Interiorscaping, Wholesale Sales, Landscape Foreperson, Project Estimating and Landscape Design.

An avid reader and animal lover (especially her cherished Bichon Frisé), Karen resides in Jeffersonville. After work, Karen can be found walking her dogs or curled up under a tree reading a book.

Jeff Rombola– Project Design and Management (Oaks Office)


Jeff holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Landscape Contracting from The Pennsylvania State University, Class of 2011

A resident of Lansdale Township, in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Jeff has been with Realty Landscaping since 2011. His family owns a Power Equipment Retail/Repair shop in Willow Grove, PA and he began working around landscape/construction equipment at a young age which urged him to begin working in the field. With 10 years of experience in the Green Industry, he has filled many positions from Laborer/Foreman to Designer/Manager of construction installation both Residential and Commercial.

When Jeff is not working, he enjoys playing guitar and drums with his friends. Jeff loves the city of Philadelphia and can often be found at Citizen’s Bank Park, watching the Phillies.

Andrew Thornton– Landscape Maintenance Account Manager (Oaks Office)


Andrew holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Contracting from Temple University.

He has been with Realty Landscaping since 2000. He has over 30 years experience in landscape maintenance sales and management. His accounts range from HOA’s, and high-end residential accounts to large commercial properties.

Andrew lives in Bryn Mawr with his lovely wife. He loves to cook, especially BBQ and spends weekends in Bringantine Beach.

Matt Van Sickel – Project Design and Management (Burlington Office)


Matt holds a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Contracting from The Pennsylvania State University, Class of 2009.

Matt moved to the Philadelphia Metro area 2 years ago with ambitions to design and build large scale outdoor spaces that are functional yet aesthetically pleasing. Realty Landscaping Corporation has given him the opportunity to do so. Along with the desire to create quality landscapes he also has extensive knowledge in computer aided design and spent many hours in the field working with the client to ensure their total satisfaction.

Greg Straub – Senior Account Manager (Newtown Office)

Straub Greg (11-01-2013)
Greg is a graduate of Spring Garden College with a degree in Business Management.

Greg has 40 years of landscape experience, including golf course management, lawn care, and landscape operations.  He holds a certification in Pesticide Application, and is a certified arborist in PA, NJ and DE.

Born and raised in this area, Greg enjoys spending his spare time with his family, and alternating between riding his Harley, driving his classic muscle car, and participating in related shows.