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 40 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.
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 29 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 28 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.
Sal has been a landscaping professional since 1994. He worked alongside his father in the family landscaping business learning all the tricks of the trade for over 20 years before following his dream to move closer to the beach. Sal moved from Bergen County to Ocean County in 2018, where he met Bob Ott.
Meeting Bob Ott was fate, as they sat and chatted comparing landscaping stories and different types of jobs they had worked on. Bob and Sal instantly knew it was a match made in heaven and Sal then started working for Robert Ott Landscaping. Some of his daily responsibilities include cutting, edging and maintaining a beautifully landscaped yard for clients’ homes. If you know Sal, you know his dedication to his profession is noticed by his home owners and that is why he continues to retain the majority of his clients year over year.
Through him and his co-worker’s efforts, Robert Ott Landscaping has established the reputation of being Monmouth and Ocean Counties’ most professional landscape companies.
Sal is happily married with 3 wonderful children. When Sal is not working, you will find him in a hockey rink with his youngest child, face-timing with his older children in college, or traveling with his wife.