Marcos D. Vigil serves as Deputy Mayor for Housing, Economic Development & Commerce under Mayor Steven Fulop in Jersey City. As such, he oversees economic development and business creation, and developing strategies for sustainable development and affordable housing. He also represents the City as a member of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities’ Legislative Committee and as the Mayor’s Alternate Trustee for the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority. Prior to his role with Jersey City Mr. Vigil served as Deputy Secretary of State of New York during Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first term, leading and managing the operations for its Divisions of Consumer Protection, Licensing Services, Corporations, Cemeteries and the NYS Athletic Commission. Before joining public service, Mr. Vigil practiced commercial and employment law in New York City. He also serves as a Board Member at Princeton AlumniCorps, a nonprofit whose mission is to mobilize people, organizations, and networks for the public good, and has served as Board Member of the Puerto Rican Bar Association, and as Deputy General Counsel for the National Hispanic Bar Association. He holds a B.A. from Princeton University, and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.