Anthony Abrantes

Phone: 732-589-3014

Anthony Abrantes is the Assistant Executive Secretary-Treasurer for the Eastern Atlantic State Regional Council of Carpenters, which represents nearly 41,000 Union Carpenters from, New Jersey, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Virginia, & West Virginia.

Anthony helps oversees the day-to-day operations of the regional council, its departments, 18 training centers, 175 staff members, 21 local unions, & 15 regional offices.

In addition, Anthony currently serves in the following roles:

  • Executive Board Member – Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Trustee – Carpenters Contractors Trust
  • Trustee – Northeast Carpenters Funds
  • Trustee – Carpenters Benefits Fund of Philadelphia & Vicinity
  • Trustee – Mid Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters Benefit Funds
  • President Emeritus – Northwest Jersey Central Labor Council
  • Delegate – Carpenters Local 254

He previously served in the following Leadership Roles:

  • Political Director – Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Director of Organizing – Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters
  • Commissioner – Morris County Park Commission
  • Board of Trustees – Union County College Foundation
  • Board Member – Cornerstone Family Programs
  • Co-Chair – Morris County Alliance for Action
  • Board Member – Morris County Planning Board
  • Trustee – Morris County Building and Construction Trades Council
  • Board Member – Parsippany PAL
  • Board Member – Morris/Sussex/Warren Workforce Development Board
  • Board Member – Morris County Economic Development Committee
  • President – Northwest Jersey Central Labor Council

His education includes a Bachelor’s Degree from Montclair State University and Executive Certificates from Harvard Law, The Wharton School, Cornell, and Rutgers.

Prior to joining the UBC he also interned as an investigative analyst with the NJ Office of Attorney General’s Division of Criminal Justice – Organized Crime and Racketeering Bureau.

Anthony has also been recognized with the following achievements:

  • Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Citizen Award – Labor, Construction & Real Estate
  • #22 on the Insider New Jersey Labor 100 Power List
  • Essex County Democrats Labor Representative of the Year.

An Essex County native, now residing in East Hanover, NJ (Morris County) with his wife, Nicole and their two children, Nicolette and Anthony Jr.