Noel DiGerolamo is currently the President of the Suffolk County Police Benevolent Association, representing all Police Officers in the Suffolk County Police Department. In his current capacity as President of the organization, he oversees all management and budget aspects of this multi-million dollar corporation and is responsible for negotiating the P.B.A.’s collective bargaining agreements, also insuring that terms of the contract are enforced. As Chairman of the Board of the PBA Benefit Fund, he is directly responsible for the management and oversight of the Fund, which services over 5,000 active and retired members. He also serves as direct liaison to the Suffolk County Legislature and the Executive Branch of Suffolk County.

Noel was born in Suffolk County and has spent most of his life living and working in New York. In 1990, he served with the 800th Military Police Brigade during the Persian Gulf War in Saudi Arabia. Upon his return, Noel joined the New York City Police Department in 1992 before entering the Suffolk County Police Department in 1995. In 1999, he was elected to serve as a Union Delegate before being elected to the Board of Governors as the 1st Precinct Trustee in November 2000. During his tenure on the Board, he served on nearly every PBA committee, and in July 2007, he was unanimously voted by the sitting Board of Governors to the Executive Board as Financial Secretary. In two short months, he was again unanimously voted to the 2nd Vice President position. On April 13, 2012, he assumed his current position as President to fill the vacancy caused by the retirement of the former President.

In September of the same year, Noel became the first police union president in 23 years to negotiate and ratify a collective bargaining agreement in Suffolk County. Simultaneously, he organized all of the municipal unions in Suffolk County to create SCOPE, the Suffolk Coalition of Public Employees, as a legal entity charged with representing all County employees and retirees for healthcare benefits. Noel sits as the President of SCOPE as well as the labor Co-Chair on the Employee Medical Health Plan, working collaboratively with management representatives to administer the existing health benefit plan in Suffolk County. His responsibilities include negotiating health insurance benefits for over 47,000 County employees, retirees and dependents. During his first year as President, he was able to negotiate the longest healthcare agreement in Suffolk County history, securing benefits through the end of 2020. In November of 2012, he was elected to serve an additional four­-year term in his current position as PBA President. Noel studied Criminal Justice and Business at Suffolk Community College and SUNY Empire State College and is a graduate of The Energeia Partnership at Molloy College, a regional leadership academy. He married his wife Nancy in 1993, and they currently reside in Mount Sinai with their three children, Noel, Jr., Elena and Jacqueline.

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