We are pleased to share that Joe Campolo, CMM Managing Partner, has been selected for the inaugural LIBN Influencers in Law special edition publication. Advising companies on everything from formation to succession planning and all phases in between, Campolo is a part of this distinguished group that has helped strengthen Long Island’s business community.
Joe Campolo has been getting things done in the business community for more than 25 years and is a recognized leader for tackling large projects and delivering results. From advising business owners and CEOs on mergers and acquisitions, business, and legal strategies to running his own business, Campolo is immersed in finding creative solutions to complex problems. His deep, inner knowledge of the business world allows him to understand the perspective of business owners as they think about growing and selling their companies.
As a top business strategist, Campolo is the go-to advisor for the who’s who of Long Island business, and he is a member of the prestigious Long Island Business Hall of Fame. Recognized as a leading authority on negotiation, Campolo enjoys an advantage in both complex transactions and litigation and is routinely retained in “bet the company” legal matters by companies large and small. He takes a holistic approach to understanding all aspects of a client’s business. Joe’s deep network of trusted advisors enables him to seamlessly provide critical services to high-net-worth clients, helping protect, manage, and grow their businesses and other most important assets.
With a reputation for investing in the local business community, Campolo has grown his network through his work with organizations such as Stony Brook University, HIA-LI, Tesla Science Center, and the Long Island MacArthur Airport Advisory Board. In these positions, Joe advocates for business owners and collaborates with the business community to lead high-profile and complex economic initiatives. Notably, Campolo spearheaded the projects that revealed the extraordinary economic impact of the Long Island Innovation Park at Hauppauge and now leads a task force to revitalize and grow this economic anchor. He was also instrumental in securing a new airline at Long Island MacArthur Airport, bringing unprecedented growth opportunities for the regional economy and tourism.
Campolo is also deeply involved in philanthropy, starting his own nonprofit, CMM Cares. Built on the belief that bringing the business community together can make a difference in the lives of individuals and families, CMM Cares supports our Long Island neighbors facing unexpected challenges. Campolo also serves on the boards of the Guide Dog Foundation for the Blind and America’s VetDogs, and has served on many others throughout his career.
Campolo served honorably in the United States Marine Corps. He is a member of St. George’s Golf & Country Club in Stony Brook, and is an executive producer of “Tribute,” an award-winning short film. He graduated from Stony Brook University and Fordham University School of Law.