B.A. Lycoming College (Managerial Economics/Business Administration)
J.D. Seton Hall University School of Law
Occupation: Attorney, Murphy and McKeon, P.C.
Public/Party Service: Governors Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse 1998 to 2009
Senate 2019 to present, Republican Leader 2023-present, Republican Whip 2022 to 2023
General Assembly 2010 to 2019, Conference Leader 2017 to 2019, Republican Whip 2016 to 2017, Deputy Republican Leader 2012 to 2016
A lifelong resident of Morris County, Anthony M. Bucco has served in the New Jersey Senate since 2019. He currently serves as the Senate Republican Leader. He previously served in the General Assembly from 2010 to 2019, including as the Republican conference leader for his final two years.
Bucco earned a bachelor's degree in business administration and managerial economics in 1984 from Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA. He went on to get his law degree from Seton Hall Law School in 1987, and was admitted to the New Jersey Bar that same year. He is a partner at the law firm of Murphy McKeon, P.C. specializing in local government law.
He is a founding member of Daytop drug and alcohol center and served on the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse from 1998 to 2009. Bucco has been a commissioner of the Morris County Sheriff's Crime Stoppers program since 1998 and served with the Boonton Volunteer Fire Department since 1980 where he attained the rank of captain.
With six grown children and five grandchildren, Bucco and his wife reside in Boonton.