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Gerald Cardinale's Biography

Office: State Senate (NJ) - District 39, Republican

Contact Information

New Jersey Senate
Post Office Box 099
Trenton, NJ 08625-0098

1069 Ringwood Avenue
Suite 312
Haskell, NJ 07420

350 Madison Avenue
Cresskill, NJ 07626

Full Name:

Gerald 'Gerry' Cardinale




Wife: Carole; 5 Children: Marisa, Christine, Kara, Gary, Nicole

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

New York, NY

Home City:

Demarest, NJ


Roman Catholic

DDS, New York University College of Dentistry, 1959

BS, Chemistry, Saint John's University, 1955

Senator, New Jersey State Senate, District 39, 1982-present

Candidate, New Jersey State Senate, District 39, 2013

Deputy Majority Leader, New Jersey State Senate, 1994-2001

Majority Whip, New Jersey State Senate, 1992-1993

Assistant Minority Leader, New Jersey State Senate, 1987-1989

Minority Whip, New Jersey State Senate, 1985-1986

Assembly Member, New Jersey General Assembly, 1980-1981

Mayor, Borough of Demarest, 1975-1979

Member, Demarest Planning Board, 1975

Member, Demarest Board of Education, 1967-1973

President, Demarest Board of Education, 1969-1971

Member/Founder, Bergen County Task Force Crimes Against Children, present

Member, State House Commission, 2008-2012

Dentist, Cardinale Dental Associates, 1959-present

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University College of Dentistry, present

Member, American Heart Association, present

Member, Bergen Passaic Unit, present

Member, Boy Scouts of America, present

Trustee, Community Center Mental Health of Dumont, present

Member, Englewood Cliffs UNICO, presnt

Fundraiser, New Jersey Association Retarded Children, present

Chair, New Jersey Legislative Conference on Soviet Jewry, present

Member, Old Church Cultural Center, present

Volunteer, Shelter Our Sisters Senior Citizens Center, present, present

Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1984, 1988, 1992

Member, New Jersey Republican State Platform Committee, 1983

Member, Fort Lee Rotary, 1961-1972

Hobbies or Special Talents:

I enjoy gardening, fishing and chearing for the New York Mets and New York Giants. I love a good steak or an Osso Buco.