Bachelor in Economics with honors, City University of New York, Staten Island, 1975.
Account executive Joseph Dermer & Associates, New York City, 1975-1977. Senior account executive, executive vice president Harold Paul Associates, 1977-1983. Executive director Staten Island Aid/Cmty.
Resources, since 1983. Member advisory board Bayley Seton Hospital.
Board directors Staten Island Child Care Association, Staten Island Aid, Inc., Staten Island Community Board Northern 2, chairman. Member Community Housing Resource Board of Staten Island, United Way, Executives of Staten Island. Past Commander American Legion.
Vice chairman Staten Island Borough President's Advisory Committee for Disabled. Special consultant United States Catholic History Society, since 1983. With United States Navy, 1967-1971.
Member National Society for Fundraising Executives, Society for Seamens Children (board managers).
Married Patricia A. Cerkan, August 7, 1971. Children: Victoria Hope, Dana T. Junior.