Slab Gallery, HQ, & Distribution Center


520 Secaucus Road
Secaucus, New Jersey 07094
(201) 864-7000


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Artistic Tile's 25,000 square foot Slab Gallery is minutes from Midtown Manhattan and brimming with exotic, colorful and unique natural stone slabs carefully selected by our stone-obsessed procurement team.  The gallery is located at Artistic Tile's National Headquarters, Custom Cutting and Mosaic Shop, and Distribution Center.  The facility is open for private Slab & Tile Lot Selection appointments, and for tours of the production areas.  It's the perfect place to pair your tile and mosaic selections with your favorite slabs, with work tables, excellent lighting, plenty of space, and a knowledgeable and friendly staff that's ready to assist.


Meet the Team



Gerard Esmail

Gerard Esmail

Vice President of Operations

Gerard Esmail came to Artistic Tile in 2005. Prior to joining Artistic, he spent over 15 years in large wholesale and retail corporations. During that time he developed expertise in operations management with an emphasis in strategic planning, inventory and efficiency. Gerard can be reached at (201) 864-7000 or


Stephanie Rakotz

Stephanie Rakotz

Operations Manager

As Operations Manager for Artistic Tile, Stephanie Rakotz is responsible for managing the Imports team at Artistic Tile’s distribution center in Secaucus, NJ. While the Imports department collectively is responsible for the importing, exporting, and purchasing of stone and various materials from around the world, Stephanie specializes in transportation, purchasing, logistics, the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and customs compliance. Stephanie’s academic credentials include a BA in Psychology from Mercy College and an MBA from Long Island University. Stephanie can be reached at (201) 864-7000 or

Carol E. Schreck-Butsko

Carol Schreck-Butsko

VP of Sales, Wholesale Division

Carol E. Schreck-Butsko, V.P. Sales Artistic Tile’s Wholesale Division, has twenty years of experience in all aspects of the import and distribution of natural stone and tile. For several years her duties have included quality control inspections geared at assuring the end user of a superior product. Carol has endeavored to learn the underlying geology of natural stone products and related installation methods so that she may educate and inspire others within the industry. Carol can be reached at (201) 864-7000 or

Lance Boddie

Lance Boddie

Slab Gallery Sales Manager

Lance Boddie works in Artistic Tile's client service department and has more than 10 years of customer service industry experience. Before joining the company, he spent a number of years working in the wholesale flooring industry. Lance has a degree in business administration from Delaware Valley College in Doylestown, PA. Lance can be reached at (201) 864-7000 or

Roy Marcus

Roy Marcus

Brand Ambassador

Roy Marcus has the unique pleasure of sharing with the world all that makes Artistic Tile so special. His current post as the company’s first Brand Ambassador follows his experience in managing two of the company’s showrooms, including the NYC Flagship. Although he majored in American Studies at Hobart College in Geneva, NY, Roy's first job was designing footwear at the last surviving shoe factory in Manhattan. After holding sales and marketing posts and working for Fortune 500 companies, Roy became part of the home décor world where for over two decades, he's used his keen eye to create great designs for clients. Roy can be reached at (201) 864-7000 or