Brendan W. Gill, Freeholder Vice President / At-Large

BRENDAN W. GILL of Montclair was elected to his first term as District 5 Freeholder in November of 2011, and then elected Freeholder At-Large in 2014. He is a life-long resident of Essex County, attended the Montclair Public Schools and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Seton Hall University, where he earned a B.A. degree in Political Science. Freeholder Gill served as State Director for U. S. Senator Frank Lautenberg from 2007 until his passing in 2013. Previously, he was District Director for U.S. Congressmen Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman, Chief of Staff to Assemblyman Peter Eagler, and Communications Director for the NJ Department of Transportation. Freeholder Gill chairs the Democratic Party of Montclair where he previously served on the Planning Board, and currently operates his own public affairs and political consulting firm. Brendan is an active member of the Irish-American community and a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

Committee to Review Funding for Public Land - CHAIR
Transportation Oversight Committee - CHAIR
Public Safety/Penal Committee
Committee to Review the Code of the County of Essex
Budget Review Committee
Committee to Review Purchasing Procedures
Finance Oversight Committee
Agenda Review Committee
Essex County Utilities Authority Oversight Committee
Turtle Back Zoo Committee
Economic Development Committee
New Jersey Association of Counties (NJAC) – REPRESENTATIVE
Essex County Transportation Advisory Board – REPRESENTATIVE
Essex County Planning Board – Alternate
Open Space Trust Fund Advisory Board – Alternate
Board of School Estimate for Vocational Schools - Alternate
 Contact Information:
Phone: 973-621-4479
Fax: 973-621-5695
Room: 504
Board of Chosen Freeholders, County of Essex
Hall of Records - Room 558, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., Newark, New Jersey 07102
Tel: (973) 621-4486 Fax: (973) 621-5695