Council member 4th
Council member 4th Ward Susan McCurrie
Council member 4th Ward Susan McCurrie has served as a Fourth Ward Council member since May 2004. She currently serves as chairs of both the ordinance committee and insurance committee, and sits on the finance, fire and senior citizens committees. Councilwoman McCurrie, since its inception 10 years ago, helped developed and manage the annual Kearny Farmers Market, a Jersey Fresh market. She also assisted with two key competitive applications which provide access to many environmental grants and development resources, those applications resulting in Kearny’s designation as a Sustainable Jersey community and the Passaic Avenue Redevelopment Zone as a NJDEP Brownfields Designation Area.
Born and raised in Kearny, Ms. McCurrie is a graduate of Kearny High School, Seton Hall University (B.A. English) and New Jersey Law School. She is admitted to practice law in New Jersey and New York. After law school, she clerked for the Hon. John A. McLaughlin in the Superior Court of New Jersey, Hudson County and was an attorney for the New York City Human Resources Administration, Estate/Medicaid division. She was also special counsel to the town for the senior housing project on Schuyler Avenue and attorney for the Kearny Enterprise Zone Development Corporation. She has been a member of the McCurrie McCurrie & McCurrie law firm, having practiced with her father Paul and her brother Stephen. She currently works as an Assistant County Counsel with the County of Hudson.
Ms. McCurrie has been an active member of many service, social and professional organizations including: the Kearny Friends of Erin, the West Hudson Bar Association, the West Hudson Kiwanis Club, and the Arlington Player’s Club.