“Somerset County is annually recognized as one of the best places to live in America and it’s because of strong leadership. Whether it’s achieving our AAA credit rating or preserving thousands of acres of farmland and open space, we are a model for good government and proud of it.”

Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione has served on the Somerset County Freeholder Board since 2010 and was elected by his peers to serve as the Board’s Director in 2014 and 2018. As Director,Scaglione has helped earn Somerset County a rare AAA credit rating. Furthermore, Freeholder Scaglione has helped preserve more than 14,000 acres of open space throughout the County. During his tenure on the Board, Scaglione has chaired the Human Services, Finance & Administrative Services, and Public Works Committees. Scaglione has also served as the Board’s liaison to the Homelessness Trust Fund, the Office of the Prosecutor, and the Somerset County Governing Officials Association. Immediately prior to joining the Board, Scaglione served on the Bridgewater Township Council from 1998 to 2010. He was also elected to serve as the Council’s President three times: in 2001, 2004 and 2009. Freeholder Scaglione has also volunteered for a number of different organizations, including the United Way, the Somerset County Library Foundation, and the Somerset Regional Animal Shelter Board.

Born and raised in North Plainfield, Patrick has lived in Bridgewater since 1991. He is married to his wife Kimberly and together they have one daughter, Isabella. Freeholder Scaglione received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Additionally, he holds a Master of Business Administration – Finance and Real Estate Finance from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Business. Professionally, Freeholder Scaglione works as a financial consultant/financial trader and was formerly employed at AT&T-Bell Labs, Murray Hill.