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Congressman Tom MacArthur

Representing the 3rd District of New Jersey

Biography

Tom and his wife Debbie have been married for 34 years and are the parents of three children: David (age 26), Isabella (age 19), and Gracie, who sadly passed away at age eleven.

Tom and Debbie run a family foundation, which supports work ranging from disaster relief, to serving wounded warriors, to AIDS work in Africa, to distributing thousands of wheelchairs worldwide in memory of their daughter Gracie.

After graduating from Hofstra University, Tom started out as an Insurance Adjuster in New York City, with an annual salary of $13,000.  In the years that followed he went on to build a successful 30-year career in the insurance industry, which culminated in serving as Chairman and CEO of York Risk Services Group, Inc. which provided insurance and managed care services, and operated mutual insurers and a reinsurer. Under Tom’s dynamic leadership, the company grew from a small local firm to a multi-national company with thousands of employees.

Tom brings experience as a limited partner in multiple private equity funds and Master Limited Partnerships. Tom recognizes the importance of all forms of capital to our economy and also brings considerable experience as a CEO and private investor in debt markets, including acquisition financing; corporate and public sector bonds; and mezzanine financing.

Following his career in the private sector, Tom also served as a local Mayor and Councilman. 

Tom serves on the House Committee on Financial Services where his top priority will be reforming the National Flood Insurance Program to provide Jersey Shore residents certainty for the future. 

In Congress, Tom has supported policies that spur job creation, empower individuals, provide our military the tools they need to defend our freedom in a dangerous world and honor the service of our veterans and their families when they come home.

 

 

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