Municipal Clerk/Finance

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 
Second Wednesday of every month open till 7:00 p.m. 

The Municipal Clerk is responsible for several aspects of the Municipal Government. The Clerk serves as the Secretary to the elected officials preparing agendas and minutes for all meetings, is the Chief Administrative Officer of all elections, is the Chief Registrar of Voters for the municipality, Registrar of Vital Statistics (for town population under 5,000) and is the administrator responsible for issuing various licenses.  

The State of New Jersey requires municipalities to have an official custodian of public records so information can be obtained upon request (Open Public Records Act, OPRA). The Municipal Clerk serves as the town’s records manager. You can print a copy of an OPRA Request form here. 

In addition to the above roles, the Clerk is also the town’s Public Relations Officer who handles citizens’ complaints and acts as a liaison between the public and municipal employees/elected officials.

The clerk is also the Chief Financial Officer in the Borough of Brooklawn.  The CFO is responsible for maintaining the general ledger, bank /cash reconciliation, financial reports, and preparing the borough’s yearly budget. You can access the financial reports and budget here.

Your can contact the Municipal Clerk and CFO at the information below.

Ryan Giles, RMC/CMFO/CMR
856-456-0750 x106
You can find more information about Bingo and Raffle Licensing at

For more information about Marriage licensing and certified copies, click here to be transferred to the Registrar of Vital Statistics Page.

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Welcome To The
Borough Of Brooklawn

Borough of Brooklawn
301 Christiana Street
Brooklawn, New Jersey 08030
Phone: (856) 456-0750

Borough Hall
Hours: Monday - Thursday
8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.
4th Wed of Each Month Until 7pm

Theresa Branella

Council Members

Julie McCleary
Mike Mevoli
Jerry Granstrom
John Clotworthy
Patricia McConnell
Patrick Moses