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About Us

Rapid Recovery Services LLC is a full-service general contracting firm specializing in the public entity, commercial, and residential emergency mitigation services. Headquartered in Teterboro, New Jersey, Rapid provides services to the insurance, banking, property management, and real estate communities as well as property owners in New Jersey.


Their full spectrum of emergency mitigation capabilities – from initial response, board-up and site assessment through property restoration and turnkey reconstruction services – is backed by state-of-the-art equipment, the most expert team in the business and an unwavering commitment to client satisfaction. The Rapid management team comprises veteran experts from all areas of property loss remediation and reconstruction, along with a dedicated network of the finest restoration specialists in the industry.

Bob Newman President


A seasoned construction professional, Bob Newman has been driven to exceed client expectations since the start of his career in 1978 as a carpenter’s apprentice. Working his way up through the Carpenters Union Local 15 as a Journeyman, Foreman and Supervisor, Bob concluded his union tenure as a Master Joiner & Millwright. In 1989, he parlayed his growing customer base into a successful New Jersey-based custom carpentry business, which quickly grew into a General Contracting firm specializing in project design and management. In 1999 Bob expanded his services to include emergency property damage mitigation and reconstruction.


As President of Rapid Recovery Services, LLC Bob has assembled an integrated staff of industry experts who share his passion for client satisfaction and offering the best emergency mitigation services available.

Matt Battle VP of Operations

As VP of Operations for Rapid Recovery Services, Matt Battle performs many of the company’s administrative and marketing functions. He serves as the company comptroller and oversees finances and business procedures. Matt is also the company’s resident Xactimate® expert, providing fast, accurate and thorough job estimates to customers using the industry standard in estimating software. In addition to providing these key support services, Matt works in the areas of sales, project tracking and field operations oversight. Matt holds a degree in Business Administration from St. Thomas Aquinas College, where he attended on a partial scholarship.

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