|Ward E (Downtown) Councilman
City Hall, 280 Grove Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Tel: (201) 547-5315
Fax: (201) 547-4678 (fax)
Elmer Andal, Council Aide
Tel: (201) 547-5315
Term of office
First elected to council: May 10, 2005
Current term expires: June 30, 2013
Steven Fulop currently serves on the Jersey City Municipal Council representing Ward "E". Councilman Fulop was elected to the city council in 2005 at the age of 27 making him the youngest elected official on the Jersey City council and the third youngest in the history of Jersey City. He was re-elected in 2009 with 63% of the vote which represented the largest majority of any elected official in the city.
Prior to serving on the City Council, Steven has been in the private sector focused on Finance. His career has been entirely in financial services but with the exception in 2001, after 9/11, he opted to leave his job at Goldman Sachs to enlist in the Marine Corps where he was amongst the first troops deployed to Iraq. While in Iraq, he and his unit were recipients of numerous awards and recognition for service including the Overseas Service Ribbon, Meritorious Masts, and the Presidential Unit Citation. Before serving in the council, Steven is the former President of the Historic Paulus Hook Association and the Downtown Coalition of Neighborhood Associations.
Steven completed his BA at SUNY Binghamton, his Masters in Public Administration at Columbia University, and his Masters in Business Administration at NYU. He is a current board member of Columbia University’s Alumni Association and the Learning Community Charter School which has distinguished itself as a premier performing charter school statewide. In his spare time, Steve Fulop is an avid runner, completing the NYC Marathon in 3:44 raising money for the Hudson County Child Abuse Prevention Center.
Improved Education options for families of Jersey City
Increased fiscal discipline through improved budget management
Green Initiatives for Jersey City sustainability into the future
Increased Transparency in Government