Anytime you're planning a list examining who the biggest movers and shakers are, there are dozens of events to consider, and much work to do in sorting out who was at work behind the scenes when things went wrong — or right.
That was true in this year's list, too — right until the wee hours of Oct. 29, when superstorm Sandy came ashore in New Jersey, leaving hundreds of millions of dollars in economic destruction in her wake. Now, in putting the pieces back together and rebuilding the state, "there's going to be careers made, careers broken," an insider says.
See who made the cut — and how they're working to help the state rise up.
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