George S. Ferraro

Born in Brooklyn, New York in November 1946. Attended New Hyde Park Memorial High School and graduated in 1964 and went immediately to work for Clarklift of New York in the Service Department. In 1966 George entered the United States Army for two years. Served in the Republic of Vietnam with the Military Transport Group. Was Honorably Discharged in 1968, and received the Army Commendation Medal. He returned to Clarklift of New York in the Service Department. In 1970 he went to work for Clarklift of Long Island as Parts Manager and remained there until 1974.

In 1974 he went to work for a major Stevedoring company, I.T.O. as Maintenance and Equipment Superintendent. During this time he supervised forty mechanics and one thousand various types of equipment and six garages. In 1988 he moved to Cummins Metropower selling diesel engines in the Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island area. In 1992 he was Branch Manager of the Plainview facility for a short period until its closing.

In 1992 George moved to Maher Terminals at Port Elizabeth, New Jersey was in charge of all equipment at their Tripoli Street Terminal. At this time, there were thirty-five Mechanics and five hundred pieces of equipment. In March 1994 he was promoted to Director of Maintenance for all of Maher Terminals, in charge of eighty mechanics and approximately seven hundred pieces of specialized cargo handling equipment.

Living in Seaford, New York with his wife Lorraine and their four children, Christian, Danielle, James and Anthony.

George Ferraro has served in various positions with the Society of Fleet Supervisors, including President, First Vice President, Membership Chairman and Scholarship Chairman.

George has done community work as a ScoutMaster with the Boy Scouts of America.



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