(born September 1, 1961, East Orange, New Jersey
) is an American Democratic Party politician
, who has served in the New Jersey General Assembly
since 2002, where he represents the 20th Legislative District
. He is the Majority Leader of the New Jersey General Assembly
, taking office on January 12, 2010.
Cryan has served as the Assembly's Deputy Majority Leader since 2006-2010, and was Assistant Majority Leader from 2004 to 2005 . He serves in the Assembly on the Education Committee (as Chair) and the Budget Committee., New Jersey Legislature
. Accessed April 19, 2008.
Assemblyman Cryan has served on the New Jersey State Democratic Committee since 2002, as Vice Chair. On February 17, 2006, Mr. Cryan was selected to be the head of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee
, succeeding Bonnie Watson Coleman
. He stepped down after the selection of his successor John S. Wisniewski
on January 27, 2010.
In 1996, Cryan was elected as the Township of Union
's Democratic Municipal Chairman. He is an Undersheriff with the Union County
Cryan graduated with a B.A.
in 1983 from Belmont Abbey College
in Business Administration. Cryan was born in East Orange
, and currently resides in Union Township
., Project Vote Smart
. Accessed August 12, 2007.
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