Alfred C. Cerullo III

Last updated
Alfred C. Cerullo III
Commissioner of the New York City Department of Finance
In office
December 1995 January 1999
Appointed by Rudy Giuliani
Preceded by Joseph J. Lhota
Succeeded by Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff
Commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs
In office
February 1994 [1]  December 1995 [2]
Appointed by Rudy Giuliani
Preceded by Mark J. Green [3]
Succeeded byJose Maldonado [2]
Minority Leader of the New York City Council
In office
1990–1994
Preceded by Susan Molinari [4]
Succeeded by Michael Abel
Member of the New York City Council
from the 51st district
In office
January 1, 1992 February 28, 1994
Preceded byNew district
Succeeded by Vito J. Fossella [5]
Member of the New York City Council
from the 1st district
In office
May 16, 1990 January 1, 1992
Preceded by Susan Molinari [6]
Succeeded by Kathryn E. Freed [7]
Personal details
Born (1961-12-16) December 16, 1961 (age 59)
ParentsAlfred C. Cerullo Jr
Elizabeth (Russo) Cerullo
Education St. John's University
St. John's University School of Law

Alfred Carmine "Fred" Cerullo III (born December 16, 1961) is an actor and former Republican Party official from Staten Island, New York City, who has held many local leadership positions. [8] [9]

Contents

Biography

Alfred III was born on December 16, 1961 in Brooklyn to Alfred C. Cerullo Jr and the former Elizabeth Russo. He was raised in the Great Kills neighborhood of Staten Island in New York City, and is the nephew of Oscar-nominated actress Patty McCormack. [10] [11] [12]

He received a Bachelor's Degree in English and American Studies from St. John's University and his law degree from St. John's University School of Law. [13] [14] In 1990 he was elected to the New York City Council as the only seated Republican, which made him the minority leader. He left that position to become Commissioner of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs in 1994, and in 1995 was appointed Commissioner of the New York City Department of Finance. [11] He left office in 1999. [15] He has been president of the Grand Central Partnership since 1999, and for many years has acted in theater and television. [10]

Related Research Articles

Mayor of New York City Head of the executive branch of New York Citys government

The mayor of New York City, officially Mayor of the City of New York, is head of the executive branch of the Government of New York City. The mayor's office administers all city services, public property, police and fire protection, most public agencies, and enforces all city and state laws within New York City.

David Dinkins American politician and lawyer

David Norman Dinkins was an American politician, lawyer, and author who served as the 106th Mayor of New York City from 1990 to 1993, becoming the first African American to hold the office.

Elton Gallegly American politician

Elton William Gallegly is a former U.S. Representative from California. A Republican, he last represented California's 24th congressional district. He previously represented the 23rd and 21st Districts, and served from 1987 to 2013. He did not seek re-election in 2012.

Conservative Party of New York State Conservative third party in the United States

The Conservative Party of New York State is a political party founded in 1962. The Party was founded due to conservative dissatisfaction with the Republican Party in New York. From 2010 to 2020, the Conservative Party held "Row C" on New York ballots—the third-place ballot position, directly below the Democratic and Republican parties—because it received the third-highest number of votes of any political party in the 2010, 2014, and 2018 gubernatorial elections. After a change to election law that made the tabulations after each even numbered year, the Conservative Party traded spots with the Working Families Party and will appear on “Row D” in 2021 and 2022 after receiving the fourth most votes in the 2020 presidential election.

Susan Molinari American politician and lobbyist

Susan Molinari is an American politician, journalist, and lobbyist from New York. A Republican, she was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Staten Island for three terms. She was considered a rising star in the GOP and was selected to deliver the keynote address at the 1996 Republican National Convention. However, the next year, she resigned from Congress to become a TV journalist for CBS News. Later she became a vice president for public policy at Google from 2012 to 2018.

Vito Fossella American politician

Vito John Fossella Jr. is an American Republican politician from the state of New York who formerly represented the state's 13th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives for six terms, from 1997 to 2009 serving as the lone Republican from New York City. Fossella, a Staten Island native, was born to a family that included several politicians. Fossella initially took office in 1997, after winning a special election held to replace the resigning Susan Molinari.

José M. Serrano

José Marco Serrano is a member of the New York State Senate from the 29th District, representing Mott Haven, Melrose, Highbridge, Morris Heights, Spanish Harlem, Yorkville, Roosevelt Island and part of the Upper West Side. He is the son of U.S. Congressman José Serrano.

Joe DioGuardi

Joseph John DioGuardi is an American certified public accountant and a Republican politician. DioGuardi served in the House of Representatives representing the 20th Congressional district of New York from 1985 to 1989. He was the first Albanian American voting member of Congress. He was also the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in New York during the 2010 special election, but lost to incumbent senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

Andrew Lanza

Andrew Joseph Lanza is an American lawyer and Republican politician. He currently serves as a member of the New York State Senate, representing the 24th district, which encompasses most of Staten Island. He was first elected in 2006, and was previously a member of the New York City Council for the 51st district.

Fred Thiele American politician

Frederick W. Thiele Jr. is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 2nd district from 1992 to 2012 and the 1st district since 2013. The district includes East Hampton, Shelter Island, Southampton and portions of Brookhaven in Suffolk County.

Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff

Andrew P. Sidamon-Eristoff is an American Republican Party lawyer, politician and government official from New York City who served as New Jersey State Treasurer under Governor Chris Christie from January 2010 until his resignation in July 2015. He previously served as Commissioner of Tax and Finance under New York State Governor George E. Pataki from September 2003 until November 2006 and Commissioner of Finance for the City of New York under Mayor Rudolph Giuliani from 1999 to 2002.

1997 New York City mayoral election

The New York City mayoral election of 1997 occurred on Tuesday November 4, 1997, with incumbent Republican mayor Rudy Giuliani soundly defeating Democratic Manhattan Borough President Ruth Messinger and several third-party candidates.

The New York City Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP), formerly the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA), is an agency of the Government of New York City.

2013 New York City mayoral election

The 2013 New York City mayoral election occurred on November 5, 2013, along with elections for Comptroller, Public Advocate, Borough President, and members of the New York City Council. The incumbent mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg, a Republican-turned-Independent, was term-limited and thus unable to seek re-election to a fourth term in office.

Michael A. Montesano is member of the New York State Assembly representing the 15th district, which includes portions of the towns of Hempstead, North Hempstead and Oyster Bay in Nassau County on Long Island. A Republican, he was initially elected in a 2010 special election.

1993 New York City mayoral election

The New York City mayoral election of 1993 occurred on Tuesday, November 2, 1993, with Republican nominee U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Rudolph Giuliani narrowly defeating incumbent Democratic mayor David Dinkins. They also faced several third-party candidates.

Steven Matteo

Steven Matteo is the Council member for the 50th district of the New York City Council. He is a Republican.

1989 New York City mayoral election

The New York City mayoral election of 1989 occurred on Tuesday, November 7, 1989, with Democratic candidate, Manhattan Borough President David Dinkins, narrowly defeating U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Rudy Giuliani, the Republican nominee. They also faced several third party candidates. Dinkins replaced outgoing Democratic incumbent mayor Ed Koch; Dinkins had defeated Koch in the Democratic primary.

Charles Fall is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 61st District since 2019. He is a Democrat. The district includes portions of the North Shore of Staten Island. The first Muslim elected to the Assembly, Fall was born and raised on Staten Island following his parents' immigration from Guinea. He previously served as the Staten Island borough director for Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio, as well as the Chief of Staff to the New York City Parks Borough Commissioner for Staten Island. Fall has earned degrees from both Southwestern College and Pace University. He resides in Mariners Harbor.

Michael W. Reilly Jr. is a member of the New York State Assembly, representing the 62nd district since 2019. He is a Republican. The district includes portions of the South shore of Staten Island. Reilly formerly served in the United States Army Reserve and was an officer with the New York City Police Department. He previously served as well as the president of the Community Education Council (CEC) for District 31, which includes all of Staten Island. He has a BS in Legal Studies from John Jay College. He resides in Eltingville with his wife and family.

References

  1. "Mayor Giuliani Appoints Alfred C. Cerullo III to the New York City Campaign Finance Board". New York City Campaign Finance Board. June 30, 2000.
  2. 1 2 Steinberg, Jacques (May 12, 1996). "Giuliani Names a Commissioner of Consumer Affairs". The New York Times.
  3. van Natta Jr, Don (September 2, 1995). "2 Commissioners, 2 Styles; At Consumer Affairs, A Subtle, Determined Diplomat". The New York Times.
  4. "Our Campaigns - New York City Council Minority Leader Race - May 16, 1990". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  5. "Our Campaigns - New York City Council 51 Race - Nov 02, 1993". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  6. "Our Campaigns - New York City Council 01 Non-Partisan Special Race - May 15, 1990". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  7. "Our Campaigns - New York City Council 01 Special Race - Nov 06, 1990". www.ourcampaigns.com.
  8. Candidate – Alfred C. Cerullo III, OurCampaigns.com.
  9. Kennedy, Randy (January 29, 1999). "Politician, Business Leader and 'Thug No. 2'". The New York Times.
  10. 1 2 "Alfred C. Cerullo, III, President/CEO". Grand Central Partnership.
  11. 1 2 Myers, Steven Lee (December 3, 1995). "Finance Chief Is Appointed By Giuliani". The New York Times . Retrieved 2015-02-06.
  12. Regan, Claire (June 7, 2020). "Alfred (Fred) Cerullo Jr., a man of charm, kindness and love of family, dies. He was 82". Staten Island Advance.
  13. "City Planning Commissioner Alfred C. Cerullo - DCP". www1.nyc.gov.
  14. Minsky, Pearl (December 4, 2017). "Memoirs: Fred Cerullo, proud to represent Staten Island". Staten Island Advance.
  15. Goodnough, Abby (June 25, 1999). "Councilman Is Named City Finance Commissioner". The New York Times.