|Education||AS Degree in Law Enforcement; BA Degree in Criminal Justice|
|Alma mater||Palm Beach Community College Florida Atlantic University|
Lamberti also served in the U.S. Coast Guard at various duty stations, primarily Miami, Florida. He was also assigned as a Special Agent in the Office of Intelligence and Law Enforcement, U.S. Coast Guard Reserve.
Lamberti joined the Broward County Sheriff's Office as a Detention Deputy in 1977. He worked his way up the ranks, becoming a Road Patrol Deputy, then a Road Patrol Sergeant in the North Broward and Lauderdale Lakes districts. He then became Lieutenant and Captain in the Organized Crime Division. In January 1990, he assumed the position of District Chief in Deerfield Beach. He was promoted to the rank of Major in 1998. Lamberti then went on to serve as Interim Chief of Police for the cities of Hollywood and North Lauderdale.
On November 4, 2008 Lamberti was elected the 17th Sheriff of Broward County. As Sheriff, he will direct a 6,300-member organization with a nearly $700 million budget with responsibility for law enforcement and fire rescue duties within all 14 cities and towns and all unincorporated areas of Broward County.
On November 6, 2012, Lamberti was defeated by Scott Israel, who became the 18th sheriff of Broward County.