Party affiliation: Democrat
Gary S. Schaer, American state legislator. Accredited asset management specialist. Commissioner Passaic County Vo-Technology, Wayne, New Jersey, 1999; trustee St. Mary's Hospital, Passaic, since 1994; commission Passaic Housing Authority, 1991-1995; president Hillel Academy, 1985-1986, Chevra Kaoisha, chairman 1987-1988; co-chairman Jewish Federation Super Sunday, 1986.
Director university services American Zionist Youth Foundation, New York City, 1974-1981. Executive director American Sephardi Federal, 1981-1984. Account executive Shearson-Lehman, Short Hills, New Jersey, 1984-1988.
Pension consultant Provident Mutual, New York City, 1988-1992. Vice president, account executive Oppenheimer & Company, 1992-1995, Gruntal & Company, LLC, New York City, since 1995. Councilman City of Passaic Council, since 1994.
Member District 36 New Jersey General Assembly, since 2006, chair finance institutions and insurance committee, vice chair budget committee, member state government committee.