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Leonia hires new Borough Administrator

Alex Torpey, former mayor of South Orange (Essex County), visiting professor of governance and technology at Seton Hall University at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and former digital consultant, begins his new post with the Borough this week.


Torpey has worked extensively in local government in both elected and consulting capacities, where he’s focused on budget control, transparency, communications, technology use, strategic planning, and human resources. Torpey also served as South Orange’s OEM Director and has been a volunteer EMT with the South Orange Rescue Squad since 2010.


Torpey expressed his excitement at meeting Leonians and beginning to learn more about the Borough as he gears up in the new post. Find more on the Borough Administrator page.

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