Gregory A. Wolfe

Gregory A. Wolfe

Age 50

Lifetime Resident of Monroe Township

Greg Wolfe was born and raised in Williamstown section of Monroe Township with his three sisters, by their parents, Lynda and Jim Wolfe. He attended St. Mary’s Elementary School, St. Joseph High School and graduated from the Williamstown High School in 1991. Upon graduating High School, Greg immediately entered the Camden County Police Academy in January of 1992 and began his career in Law Enforcement as a Patrolman with the Delaware River Port Authority Police Department in Camden, New Jersey. Due to a rise in suicide on the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, he became an original member of the High Angle Rescue Team and became a certified F.B.I. Hostage Negotiator to assist individuals contemplating suicide. He was honored as an Officer of the Month while serving at the Delaware River Port Authority from January 1992-April 1998.

In April of 1998, Greg had an opportunity to work in his hometown of Monroe Township and accepted a position as a Patrolman with the Monroe Township Police Department. He immediately became an original member of the Monroe Township Entry Team, responsible for executing High Risk Search Warrants. He was also assigned as a Field Training Officer, mentoring and coaching young Officers. Greg was soon assigned to the Gloucester County Emergency Response Team (ERT) and ultimately responded to New York City on September 11, 2001, for the attack against the United States of America (9-11). He was promoted and became a Detective with the Monroe Township Police Department and served as the Department’s Bias Crimes Officer, Firearms Officer, Juvenile Officer, and the Meghan’s Law/ Parks and Recreation Volunteer Officer. Greg spearheaded the implementation of background checks for Monroe Township Parks and Recreation volunteers, to ensure the children participating in programs were safe, while doing so. He was promoted to Detective Sergeant and ultimately retired from the Monroe Township Police Department in 2017.

While protecting and serving, Greg received four Commendatory Letters, one Merit award, two letters of Commendation from the Camden County Prosecutor, two Heroism Awards and a Unit Citation. He is currently employed by a non-profit, the National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB). He was assigned as a Special Agent in 2017; however, was quickly promoted to Supervisory Special Agent, supervising Special Agents in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, combatting Insurance Fraud.

In 2003, Greg recognized a need for the youth of Monroe Township, and he founded and served as President for the Monroe Township Youth Football and Cheerleading Program from 2003-2014, which he created to provide the youth of Monroe Township a safe environment to learn and play the sports of Football and Cheerleading. He was an original Member of Monroe Township Sports Advisory Board, Youth Football Coach for the Monroe Township Braves (2003-2015), Monroe Township Little League Coach (1998-2003), Monroe Township Youth Basketball Coach (1998-2004), Monroe Township Youth Hockey Coach (1998-2003), Monroe Township Youth Street Hockey Board Member (1999-2003), Williamstown Warriors Youth Football Coach (1998- 2003), Williamstown Warriors Board Member (2000-2002), Member of Our Lady of Peace Parish (St. Mary’s), past volunteer at the St. Mary’s Carnival, past volunteer St. Mary’s Thanksgiving Baskets, Member of Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge #125 (Monroe Township Police), past South Jersey Elite (SJE) Youth Football League JV Coordinator.

Greg was elected to the Monroe Township Council in 2018 and served on Monroe Township Council from January of 2019 to December of 2022. During Greg’s term on Monroe Township Council, Greg served as Ordinance Chair, Vice President of Council and President of Council. He also served as Chairman of the Public Safety Committee, Chairman of the Budget Committee, and remained active in the community and Parks and Recreation as he served as Council Liaison for Monroe Township Parks and Recreation and Council Liaison for the Sports Advisory Board.

Greg is married to his beautiful wife Mercedes, and they have raised their six very successful adult children, Michael Wolfe, Matthew Wolfe, Marc Wolfe, Nicholas Wolfe, Jeffrey Boylan and Justin Boylan in Monroe Township. Greg has dedicated his life to community activism.  May it be through being a Police Officer, who believes in transparency, community involvement and proper training, or through dedicating his life to the youth of Monroe Township and providing a safe environment for all children to participate in sports, while simply having fun. He is still active with protecting our community, by now, serving as Mayor, in addition to his full-time job combatting insurance fraud with the NICB.

Greg was elected as Mayor of Monroe Township in 2022 and was sworn into office on January 02, 2023. As Mayor, some of Greg’s top priorities are Controlling taxes while increasing services, by not only attracting new business, but also working with current business, to ensure they are successful and remain open in Monroe Township, as well as creating new revenue sources for Monroe Township. In addition, Greg’s top priorities are Public Safety and Recreation throughout Monroe Township, for all residents.

You can reach the mayor at gwolfe@monroetownshipnj.org or (856) 728-9800 extension 202.