Party affiliation: Republican
- Came to the United States, 1967. Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Florida International University Certified Public Accountants, Florida Branch manager Godoy Sayan Bank, Havana, 1955-1963, chief accountant Havana construction company, 1963-1964. Owner, manager R.J. Santiago Certified Public Accountants, Hialeah, Florida, since 1968.
Denomination: Roman Catholic