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09/15/2017 - For Immediate Release

WALL, N.J. – New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) has named Laura Conover of Ocean Township chief communications officer and chief of staff, effective October 1, 2017.

In this role, Ms. Conover will be responsible for leading NJR’s communications strategy; creating and sustaining key initiatives, as well as ensuring internal and external communications advance the company’s business priorities. She will also provide strategic and tactical support and serve as a principal advisor to the chairman and CEO.

“With Laura’s proven leadership abilities and commitment to excellence, I am confident she will serve our customers, shareowners and company well in her new position,” said Laurence M. Downes, chairman and CEO of New Jersey Resources.

Ms. Conover joined NJR as chief of staff in 2016, after serving in senior leadership positions in the field of corporate communications for over 25 years. Previously, she served as senior vice president and director of corporate communications for TD Bank’s U.S. operations. Prior to that she was the vice president of internal communications and employee services for the Madison Square Garden Company.

A graduate of Muhlenberg College, she holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications and a Master of Arts degree in Corporate and Public Communication from Monmouth University.

About New Jersey Resources

New Jersey Resources (NYSE: NJR) is a Fortune 1000 company that, through its subsidiaries, provides safe and reliable natural gas and clean energy services, including transportation, distribution, asset management and home services. NJR is composed of six primary businesses:

  • New Jersey Natural Gas, NJR’s principal subsidiary, operates and maintains over 7,300 miles of natural gas transportation and distribution infrastructure to serve over half a million customers in New Jersey’s Monmouth, Ocean and parts of Morris, Middlesex and Burlington counties.
  • NJR Clean Energy Ventures invests in, owns and operates solar and onshore wind projects with a total capacity of more than 300 megawatts, providing residential and commercial customers with low-carbon solutions.
  • NJR Energy Services manages a diversified portfolio of natural gas transportation and storage assets and provides physical natural gas services and customized energy solutions to its customers across North America.
  • NJR Retail Services provides retail natural gas supply and transportation services to commercial, industrial and municipal customers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware. In addition, they offer flexible supply options, competitive pricing and operational services, including pricing, hedging, nominations, balancing and scheduling to meet customer needs.
  • NJR Midstream serves customers from local distributors and producers to electric generators and wholesale marketers through its 50 percent equity ownership in the Steckman Ridge natural gas storage facility and its stake in Dominion Midstream Partners, L.P., as well as its 20 percent equity interest in the PennEast Pipeline Project.
  • NJR Home Services provides service contracts as well as heating, central air conditioning, water heaters, standby generators, solar and other indoor and outdoor comfort products to residential homes throughout New Jersey.

NJR and its more than 1,000 employees are committed to helping customers save energy and money by promoting conservation and encouraging efficiency through Conserve to Preserve® and initiatives such as The SAVEGREEN Project® and The Sunlight Advantage®.

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Michael  Kinney, Media

Dennis Puma, Investor

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