Toms River-based Robert Ott Landscaping is Ocean and Monmouth Counties’ premiere landscaping company dedicated to providing quality landscaping, hardscaping, and lawn maintenance services. Read our complete history or scroll down to meet the people at the heart of our organization.
Bob started Toms River-based Robert Ott Landscaping in high school and went pro in 1978. As an ICPI certified, state certified, and state licensed landscape designer and contractor, Bob has been building, supervising, and designing landscapes for over 39 years. As one of Toms River’s most experienced and reputable businessmen, Bob is the past president of the Ocean County Business Association—an elite group of Ocean County’s finest businessmen and women.
Bob grew up at the Jersey Shore and spent most of his life in Toms River. A happily married father of three, and grandfather of one, (so far), Bob moved to Manasquan in 2004 where he lives with the loves of his life, wife Dr. Mona Yousef-Ott, and his youngest daughter, Aleia. Bob’s oldest daughter, Jeanelle, (mother of his grandson, Austin), is working full time as she attends real estate school. His son, Jan, graduated from Eastern University in Pennsylvania, and is working for JP Morgan/Chase as a financial manager and is working on his masters degree in finance. Jan and his wife, Lea, recently purchased their first home in Delaware.
“The Maestro”. Matt started working at Robert Ott Landscaping in 1986 when he was just 17-years-old. Bob says, “His hard work, dedication, and loyalty has helped build Robert Ott Landscaping into what it is today.”
Matt runs the clean-up and lawn maintenance divisions from spring through fall, and works as a hardscape specialist and snow removal foreman in the winter. With over 31 years experience , and being ICPI certified, Matt is “hands down” one of the most experienced and sought after landscape and lawn maintenance leaders in Ocean and Southern Counties.
When Matt isn’t working, (which isn’t often), he’s usually in the studio playing guitar.
Dan has been working at Robert Ott Landscaping since 1989 and is, by far, the most talented and experienced hardscape specialist in the area. As our ICPI certified hardscape leader and with his extensive mechanical, engineering, and architectural abilities, he has been setting the standard for hardscape design and installation in Ocean and Southern Monmouth County for more than 28 years. Through his efforts, Robert Ott Landscaping has become one of the area’s most sought after hardscape specialist.
Originally from North Arlington, Dan has spent most of his life at the Jersey Shore. He currently lives in Island Heights with his wife of 27 years, Janet. Dan’s son, Daniel, graduated Rutgers University in 2010 and Is now a teacher of social studies at the Benjamin Banneker School in East Orange.
James is the company’s “neat freak” and perfectionist. He came to Robert Ott Landscaping in 1994 and in his 23 years with the company, he has done it all. This jack-of-all-trades has run every crew in the company, including lawn maintenance, clean up’s, landscape, hardscape and snow removal.
James grew up in Toms River and now resides in Bayville with his son, Jayden. BTW, James is currently single.