Bergen County political insider joins one of New Jersey’s most influential public affairs firms.
Mercury announced today that Nicholas M. Mammano, who served as State Senator Joseph Lagana (D-Paramus) chief of staff since 2014, has joined their team as senior vice president.
The move reunites Mammano with Michael Soliman, who runs Mercury’s New Jersey office.
“When Nick and I worked together on Senator Menendez’s 2012 campaign, I saw firsthand his talent and work ethic,” said Soliman, who heads the New Jersey office. “Nick’s knowledge of local and state politics and government will be an invaluable asset to our clients. “
Mammano, a 32-year-old Rutherford resident, teamed up with Lagana in 2013. Mammano was the deputy executive director of the Bergen County Democratic Organization and Lagana was a Paramus city councilor seeking a seat in New Jersey State Assembly in the 38th Borough. .
Lagana won this race by 443 votes.
“Nick’s political instincts and his ability to bring people together have enabled him to help lead a number of legislative successes that are making a real difference in people’s lives,” said Lagana. “He leaves big shoes to fill and I wish him all the luck in the world.”
Mammano worked for Morford Drulis Associates and for Assembly member Wayne DeAngelo (D-Hamilton) after graduating from Rutgers University
“Nick brings a decade of experience in politics to Bergen County and New Jersey, and we’re delighted he’s joining the Mercury team,” said Mo Butler, Mercury partner.