James M. Jabara

James  Jabara
  • BS Civil Engineering 1950


Mr. James M. Jabara, a 1950 civil engineering graduate of Michigan Tech, is owner of J.M.J. Properties, a real estate development and management firm in Plymouth, MI. After graduation, James entered the U.S. Army. He left the Army in 1953 and began working at Commonwealth Associates, Inc. as a structural steel designer. In 1956 he went to Williams and Works in Sanitary Engineering. From 1959 to 1976 he was involved with Enviro-Fab, Inc. Mr. Jabara was Vice-President and Co-owner of Enviro-Fab. In 1976 he founded J.M.J. Properties.

He has been a City Commissioner and Mayor of the City of Plymouth, MI. A long-time supporter of Michigan Tech, he is a Life Trustee of the Michigan Tech Fund, serving ten years on the Board of Trustees. He has a record of outstanding civic service, being a member of numerous civic organizations, clubs and societies.

From 1993 Induction to the Civil and Environmental Engineering Academy