Mayors Hall of Fame

The New Jersey League of Municipalities opened the doors of the Mayors' Hall of Fame on Wednesday November 15, 1995 at the Mayors' Luncheon during the 80th Annual League Conference.

Inductee Requirements

The Mayors' Hall of Fame inductees must be serving as mayor and have at least ten years of mayoral service to be inducted at the silver level, and at least 20 years of mayoral service to be inducted at the gold level. Below is a listing of those inducted into the Mayors Hall of Fame, listed by the year of induction.

2017 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More  Years
Honorable George Conard, Sr., Riverside Township
Honorable Jennifer Naughton, Spring Lake Borough
Honorable John Birkner, Jr., Westwood Borough
Honorable Joseph A. Nametko, Netcong Borough
Honorable Louis F. Manzo, Harrison Township
Honorable Mauro D. Raguseo, Little Ferry Borough
Honorable Thomas F. Kelaher, Toms River Township
Honorable Paul J. Smith, Jr., Union Beach Borough
Honorable Robert W. Matthies, Seaside Park Borough

2016 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More Years
Honorable Allen Morgan, New Providence Borough
Honorable Brian G. Gallagher, Somerville Borough
Honorable Daniel Mahler, Wanaque Borough
Honorable Dave Fried, Robbinsville Township
Honorable David A. Runfeldt, Lincoln Park Borough
Honorable Janet W. Tucci, West Long Branch Borough
Honorable John E. McCormac, Woodbridge Township
Honorable Jose Joey Torres, Paterson City
Honorable Neil Henry, Mendham Borough
Honorable Paul J. Kennedy, Ocean Gate Borough
Honorable Paul Medany, Deptford Township
Honorable Randy Brown, Evesham Township
Honorable Walter G. LaCicero, Lavallette Borough

2016 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable Chuck Chiarello, Buena Vista Township
Honorable George D. Fosdick, Ridgefield Park Village
Honorable Janice M. Mironov, East Windsor Township
Honorable Suzanne M. Walters, Stone Harbor Borough
Honorable Thomas Nicole, Brielle Borough

2015 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More Years
Honorable Andrew K. Skibitsky, Westfield Town
Honorable Cyril Wekilsky, Boonton Town
Honorable Frank W. Minor, Logan Township
Honorable John A. Washington, Penns Grove Boroug
Honorable Susan S. Howard, Monmouth Beach Borough
Honorable Victor DeLuca, Maplewood Township
Honorable William Budesheim, Riverdale Borough

2015 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable Gary Passanante, Somerdale Borough
Honorable Jack Cimprich, Upper Pittsgrove Township
 

2014 Mayors Hall of Fame

White - 30 or More Years
Honorable John Dean DeRienzo, Haworth Borough
Honorable Peter Cantu, Plainsboro Township
Honorable Gary B. Giberson, Port Republic City

2014 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More Years
Honorable Robert M. Giordano, Independence Township
Honorable Michael F. Gabbianelli, Monroe Township
Honorable Francis M. Womack, III, North Brunswick Township
Honorable James M. Rotundo, Palisades Park Borough
Honorable Thomas W. Fromm, Swedesboro Borough
Honorable Peter S. Rustin, Tenafly Borough
Honorable Michael Mignogna, Voorhees Township

2014 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable James F. Young, Sr., Southampton Township
Honorable Leonard T. Connors, Jr., Surf City Borough 

2013 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable Philip J. Guenther, Brigantine City
 

2013 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More Years
Honorable Joe Venezia, Estell Manor City
Honorable Colleen Mahr, Fanwood Borough
Honorable Douglas J. Steinhardt , Lopatcong Township
Honorable Arthur R. Puglia, Mansfield Township (Burlington)
Honorable Anthony R. Suarez , Ridgefield Borough

2012 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable Stuart A. Fierstein, Allentown Borough
Honorable Paul A. Hoelscher, Harrington Park Borough
Honorable Joseph E. Wolk, Mount Ephraim Borough

2012 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More Years
Honorable Raymond J. McCarthy, Bloomfield Township 
Honorable Joseph Baruffi, Buena Borough 
Honorable Ben Romeo, Cresskill Borough 
Honorable Gerald J. Tarantolo, Eatontown Borough 
Honorable Leo McCabe, Glassboro Borough 
Honorable George W. Shivery, Jr., Greenwich Township (Glouster) 
Honorable Wayne Smith, Irvington Township 
Honorable Art Ondish, Mt. Arlington Borough, League Past President 
Honorable William F. Larkin, Ocean Township (Monmouth) 
Honorable Brian Wahler, Piscataway Township 
Honorable John Coiro, Totowa Borough
Honorable Michael A. Kovacs, Washington Township (Warren)
Honorable Thomas E. Harper, Wrightstown Borough

2011 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable Martin Pagliughi , Avalon Borough
Honorable Edward G. Campbell, III, Gibbsboro Borough
Honorable David DelVecchio, Lambertville City
Honorable Betty Ann Cowling-Carson, Magnolia Borough
Honorable P. Kenneth Hershey, Seaside Heights Borough

2011 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 10 or More Years 
Honorable Frank J. Calandriello, Garfield City 
Honorable Letitia G. (Trish) Colombi, Haddonfield Borough 
Honorable Timothy W. Chell, Mantua Township 
Honorable Richard E. Leary, Mine Hill Township 
Honorable Donald J. Ruschman, Park Ridge Borough 
Honorable Joseph Scarpa, Rochelle Park Township 
Honorable William J. Chegwidden, Wharton Borough 
Woodland Park Borough Honorable Pat Lepore

2010 Mayors Hall of Fame

Gold - 20 or More Years
Honorable John J. Elk, Elsinboro Township 
Honorable Adam Schneider, Long Branch City 
Honorable William Pikolycky, Woodbine Borough

2010 Mayors Hall of Fame

Silver - 20 or More Years
Honorable Harry Fuerstenberger, Alexandria Township
Honorable Thomas N. Ballistreri, Folsom Borough
Honorable Paul Marino, Hamburg Borough
Honorable Rose Marie Heck , Hasbrouck Heights Borough
Honorable Anthony LaMantia , Jamesburg Borough
Honorable Alberto G. Santos, Kearny Town
Honorable Victor M. Polce, Old Tappan Borough
Honorable Harry L. Wyant, Jr., Phillipsburg Town
Honorable Margaret Falahee Watkins, River Edge Borough
Honorable George B. Harper, Jr., Sandyston Township
Honorable Richard Palombo , Upper Township
Honorable Shing-Fu Hsueh, West Windsor Township