Throughout his career,  ”Jerry” Zakim has been recognized as a leader in the industry. This is demonstrated by the wide range and a number of groups within the field that call on him to lecture, conduct seminars, write, chair in related areas and serve on many technical committees.

These include the CSI, ASTM, National Association of Tile Contractors (NTCA), Tile Contractors of America (TCAA), Ceramic Tile Institute (CTI,) and the Tile Council of North America [TCA]. He has conducted national technical seminars for  the American Olean Tile Co.

Jerry Zakim also holds several patents relative to the construction industry, including one for a unique building system.  He has held active membership in the American Board of Forensic Examiners and Associate membership in the American Bar Association.  He is a trained Arbitrator and Mediator and is a Mediator for the New York School Construction Authority [NYSCA], and is an active mediator in the New York and New Jersey court systems.

The services of Gerald Zakim Associates are available nationally and globally. Zakim serves the Tile Council of North America [TCNA] as an expert/inspector on their Team USA program, and is a recommended expert of the National Tile Contractors Association [NTCA].