About Paul

Paul DiGaetano

University of Notre Dame

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, 1975

 J.DiGaetano & Sons, Inc.

  • General Contracting firm specializing in Commercial and Industrial building construction and residential development.

 Passaic City Council

  • Elected to the Passaic, NJ City Council for four consecutive four year terms, 1981-1997.
  • Elected to multiple terms as Council President.
  • Served multiple terms as Council Representative on the City Planning Board

New Jersey State General Assembly

  • Elected to eight terms as a Member of the New Jersey General Assembly.
  • Elected by fellow Assembly Members to three consecutive terms as Assembly Majority Leader and one term as Assembly Minority Leader.
  • Legislative Member of The New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology
  • Legislative Member of The Vietnam Veterans Memorial Commission
  • Prime sponsor of legislation creating The New Jersey Cord Blood Resource Center at The Coriell Institute
  • Prime sponsor of The Brownfields Redevelopment Act
  • Prime Sponsor of The New Jersey Anti-Terrorism Act of 2001
  • Prime sponsor of The New Jersey Electric Discount and Energy Conservation Act
  • Prime sponsor of The New Jersey Meadowlands Conservation Trust


  • Honorably Discharged United States Navy
  • Member of American Legion Post 70