Tom has been a resident of Maywood since 1983 along with his wife Debbie, son Steven, and daughter Lisa. Tom had a long career with the US Postal Service.
He is a former Secretary to the Maywood Democratic Club and has been instrumental in helping to elect four Democratic mayors. Tom, served on the Maywood Recreation Commission and the Maywood Rent Monitoring Board. He is currently a member of the Helping Hands food pantry in Teaneck and a member of the Gennaro Anzevino Scholarship Committee. .