Assemblyman Rob Clifton
District: 12- Monmouth, Ocean, Burlington & Middlesex Counties
Born: December 31, 1968
Education: B.A. Rider College (Political Science), M.A. University of Richmond (Political Science)
Legislative Service: General Assembly 2012-present
Commitee(s): Housing & Local Government; Agriculture & Natural Resources
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Rob Clifton was officially sworn into his first term in the General Assembly on January 10, 2012, Prior to his election to the Assembly, Clifton served three terms as a Monmouth County Freeholder, where he last served as the Director of the Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Clifton is employed by Comcast Cable Corporation as the Director of Government and Community Affairs, a position he has held since 2001. Prior to joining Comcast, he was Director of Industry Relations for the New Jersey Pavement and Asphalt Association, where he acted as a liaison between the trade association and municipalities throughout the state regarding road improvement issues.
Clifton was born and raised in Matawan, where he attended local elementary schools. He graduated from St. John Vianney High School, Holmdel.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Rider College (Lawrenceville, N.J.), and a master’s degree in Political Science at the University of Richmond (Va.).
Clifton and his wife, Tracy, reside in Matawan with their two sons, R.J. and Jack.top