Christine Giordano Hanlon, Esq. has served as Monmouth County Clerk since 2015. Since then, she has worked to modernize the office and improve outreach to the residents of Monmouth County. Prior to becoming Clerk, she practiced law for over 20 years, most recently at Archer & Greiner. Her legal work focused on government affairs and municipal law. She is also a former Commissioner on the Monmouth County Board of Elections, serving as Secretary for two years.
Christine earned her law degree from Fordham University in 1992, following graduation from Barnard College at Columbia University. She served as Law Clerk to the Chief United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York, and then as an Assistant District Attorney in Bronx County, New York.
Christine lives in Ocean Township with her husband and four children.
Christine has modernized and expanded the services of the County Clerk's Office. Her initiatives include the creation of several new and easy to use websites, launching one of the first election mobile phone applications in the State, implementing a property fraud alert service, and initiating The Mobile County Connection program. Her "Honoring Our Heroes" Veterans Appreciation program has grown to include more than 250 businesses throughout the county. Find out more at www.monmouthcountyclerk.com.
Christine currently serves as President Elect of the Monmouth County Bar Association and a Trustee for the Monmouth County Bar Foundation. She is the Vice Chair of the Monmouth County S.P.C.A., and on the Board of Directors for the Monmouth Chapter of the Council of Boy Scouts. She serves on the Executive Board for the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey and is a member of the State of New Jersey Blockchain Task Force.
Christine is a named recipient of the 2020 “Woman of Distinction Award” from the Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore, the 2020 “Women in American History” Award from the New Jersey State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NJDAR), the 2019 “Silver Gull Award for Government Leadership” from the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council, the 2018 “Person of the Year Award” from the Monmouth County Fraternal Order of Police, Superior Officer’s Lodge #30, and the 2017 “Spinnaker Award for Public Service” from the Eastern Monmouth Area Chamber of Commerce.
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