Joseph Ricciardi Paints is an authorized Benjamin Moore Retailer specializing in interior and exterior paint and stain supplies. Joseph Ricciardi Paints is your local choice to find inspiration and support about your paint and stain product choices and color selections. We are dedicated to serving our local community of Nutley and the surrounding areas. Whether you need interior or exterior, high-end or commercial-grade coatings, we are ready to serve you and answer all of your questions.

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Driving a paint truck might not be your idea of the best route to success but founder Joseph L. Ricciardi proved this to be true to his business triumph to the world of paint.

It all started in 1927 with Joe’s first job driving a truck for S. Grunt in Newark. During this time Joe learned so much about paint and kindred products. After a year, he became a clerk at the store of A. Singer, just two years later he studied enough to become the manager for Eli Perlman, of Perlman Paints. During this time of fear in the country and the Bonus March occurring Perlman Paint’s closed. June 5, 1933 the Perlman establishment was reopened as Joe’s Paint Store. As the nation climbed back to prosperity so did Joe Ricciardi. Nothing stopped Joe, he made call after call making personal contacts with painters, contractors, builders, and other customers. Every contact Joe made built the business that it is today. Less than ten years after risking $3,500 to take over a risky business during the depth of the depression, Joe bought the building and proudly displayed the sign JOSEPH RICCIARDI PAINTS. Whether Joe received a huge complex order for a governmental agency or a can of trim paint for a do-it-yourselfer, Joe treated every order with full attention to detail.

As one can see with hard work and determination and the mindset to never give up even in the hardest times dreams and goals can come true.

Joe’s company today is a full well-rounded and complete organization. The store has always and still to this day features the highest quality products. Visit Joseph Ricciardi Paints - Nutley today and you will find Joe’s son Joseph Ricciardi Jr. there carrying out the same work ethic and mindset as his father. He treats every customer with the upmost respect and every order with full attention to detail. Joseph Ricciardi Jr. is at the store six days a week to answer and assist you with all your paint essentials, as well as make the right product recommendations to fit your needs.

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