Bachelor summa cum laude in Political Science, Bucknell University, Pennsylvania, 1979. Juris Doctor magna cum laude, Cornell University School Law, 1982.
Attorney Archer & Greiner, Haddonfield, New Jersey, 1982-1984, Charles J. Clarke & Associates, Haddonfield, 1984-1985, Kenney & Kenny Associates, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, 1985-1988. Member Camden County Board Chosen Freeholders, 1987-1990, director, 1988-1990. Member United States Congress from 1st New Jersey district, since 1990, member armed services committee, member budget committee, member education and labor committee, chairman subcommittee on health, employment, labor, and pensions.
Adjunct professor Rutgers University College Law. Vice president New Jersey Association Counties, 1989—1990.
Board directors Camden County March of Dimes. Member Task Force on Government Waste. Member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Camille Spinello, November 1993. 2 children.