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Ciro A. Scalera, Esq.

Ciro Scalera is Director of Governmental Relations for New Jersey Laborers’ Employers’ Cooperation and Education Trust (NJLECET). This is a joint labor management fund of the New Jersey Laborers’ Union. In this role, Mr. Scalera is responsible for Legislative Affairs and assists in business development for the Trust.

Prior to joining NJLECET, Mr. Scalera worked for 10 years as Director of Public Affairs for Verizon New Jersey. He reported to the State President and was responsible for Economic Development and assisted in Government Affairs.

Prior to joining Verizon, Mr. Scalera served as Chief of Management and Policy for the New Jersey Office of the Governor, reporting to Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco.

Before his position in the Governor’s Office, he served as Executive Director at the Association for Children of New Jersey for 23 years. This is a statewide child advocacy Organization.

He also served a 4-year term on the Board of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

Mr. Scalera received his BA and MBA from Rutgers University. He also has a J.D. from San Francisco Law School.