Anthony Verrelli

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Anthony Verrelli
Member of the New Jersey Assembly
from the 15th Legislative District
Assumed office
August 5, 2018
Preceded byReed Gusciora
Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders
In office
January 1, 2017 – August 5, 2018
Preceded byAnthony Carabelli
Succeeded byNina Melker
Personal details
Born (1964-01-06) January 6, 1964 (age 56)
Trenton, New Jersey
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceHopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey
Alma materNotre Dame High School
OccupationCarpenter and union leader
WebsiteLegislative Website

Anthony S. Verrelli (born January 6, 1964) is an American carpenter, union leader and Democratic Party politician who represents the 15th Legislative District in the New Jersey General Assembly.[1]

Early life[edit]

Born in Trenton, he grew up in Lawrence Township where he attended Notre Dame High School.[2] He became a carpenter and active union member, eventually becoming President of Carpenters Local Union 254. He has previously lived in Ewing Township and served on the township zoning board, in addition to other county-wide advisory boards.[3] Currently a resident of Hopewell Township, Mercer County, New Jersey, Verrelli was elected to the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders in 2016 succeeding long-time freeholder Anthony Carabelli and resigned from that position after being selected to fill the vacant seat in the Assembly.[4]

New Jersey Assembly[edit]

Previously a member of the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Verrelli was sworn into office on August 5, 2018, to succeed Reed Gusciora, who left office after being sworn in to serve as Mayor of Trenton, New Jersey.[4]


  • Health and Senior Services
  • Labor

District 15[edit]

Each of the 40 districts in the New Jersey Legislature has one representative in the New Jersey Senate and two members in the New Jersey General Assembly. The representatives from the 15th District for the 2018–2019 Legislative Session are:[5][6]


  1. ^ Legislative web page, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed August 14, 2018.
  2. ^ "NDHS | Private Catholic High School in Lawrenceville NJ". Retrieved 2019-07-11.
  3. ^ Abdur-Rahman, Sulaiman (November 5, 2016). "2016 Mercer County freeholder election guarantees new membership on board". The Trentonian. Retrieved August 18, 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Verrelli Sworn in to Represent 15th District", Assembly Democrats, press release dated August 6, 2018. Accessed August 14, 2018. "Verrelli, who was sworn in on August 5 at a ceremony in Hamilton Township, joins Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds Jackson in representing the 15th legislative district. Verrelli is replacing former Assemblyman Reed Gusciora who stepped down after being elected mayor of the City of Trenton."
  5. ^ Legislative Roster 2018-2019 Session, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed August 14, 2018.
  6. ^ District 15 Legislators, New Jersey Legislature. Accessed August 14, 2018.
New Jersey General Assembly
Preceded by
Reed Gusciora
Member-elect of the New Jersey General Assembly for the 15th District
August 5, 2018 - present
With: Verlina Reynolds-Jackson
Succeeded by