About Mayor Huttle

Mayor Frank Huttle III, a lifelong New Jerseyan, has been a resident of Englewood for almost fifteen years along with his wife Valerie, Assemblywoman of the 37th District, and his two daughters, Alexandra and Francesca. He is an attorney and retired licensed Certified Public Accountant and has been active in numerous charitable foundations. In Englewood, he has spearheaded the reopening of the John Harms Theatre in 2003 when that institution was endangered of being lost forever. Prior to taking the oath of office of Mayor on January 1, 2010, he resigned from his office of Chairman of the Board of Trustees and as a member of the Board. Upon his retirement, the Board of Trustees bestowed on Frank the distinguished honor of being named the Founder of bergenPAC.

His community works doesn’t end there. He has also served on the Executive Board of Trustees of Catholic Charities and is the former Chairman of the Finance and Development Committee. He also serves as a Trustee of the Adler Aphasia Center, the Alfierdo and Lucia Palistroni Foundation and the Hudson County Housing Resource Center. He has served on numerous boards including Hackensack University Medical Center, Palisades Medical Center, a member of New York Presbyterian Healthcare System, Englewood Community Foundation, and the Friendship House. In many of these organizations, he has also chaired committees to the Boards. Beyond his membership to Boards, he has been long involved in healthcare and has been a strong and active supporter of the North Jersey regional hospitals – Englewood Medical Center, Holy Name Medical Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, St. Josephs Medical Center and Palisades Medical Center. He has served as a commissioner of the State of New Jersey Corporate Business Tax Study Commission and has been designated as a Knight of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem by Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick.

As a practicing attorney, Mayor Huttle concentrates his practice in business advisory services. He specializes in corporate law, income taxation, estate and gift taxation and estate planning. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, management and leveraged buyouts, corporate transactions, business formations, restructuring, reorganizations, turnarounds of troubled companies, loan workouts, financing and corporate governance He is Executive Vice President and General Counsel of the Hudson Media, Inc. Formerly a partner in the law firm DeCotiis, Fitzpatrick & Cole, LLP, he now serves as Of Counsel to the firm.

Prior to entering the private practice of law in 1988, Mayor Huttle was a Tax Partner with Touche Ross & Co. (currently Deloitte & Touche) with twelve years of diversified and sophisticated financial and tax experience. He was the National Tax Partner for the Blue Cross Organizations, Tax Partner for Prudential Insurance Company, a member of the Personal Financial Planning Group, Co-Chairman of the Litigation Support Group and Director of Human Resources for the New Jersey Tax Practice.

Mayor Huttle received his B.S. from Rider College in 1976 and his J.D. from Rutgers University School of Law in 1985. He also received an LL.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1992.