Marcos Vigil works with cities and counties to develop FUSE fellowship projects that advance key initiatives and enhance communities. Marcos most recently served as Jersey City Mayor Steven J. Fulop’s deputy mayor for economic development and as the city’s director of housing, economic development, and commerce. His responsibilities included overseeing real estate policies and deals, as well as establishing strategies for sustainable development and affordable housing. Marcos also served as commissioner at the Jersey City Municipal Utilities Authority, and he represented the city on the legislative committee of the New Jersey State League of Municipalities and as a trustee of the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority.
Prior to that role, Marcos served as deputy secretary of state for business and licensing services in New York during Governor Andrew Cuomo’s first term, leading and transforming operations for various divisions. Before joining public service, Marcos practiced commercial and employment law in several New York City law firms, representing domestic and international clients.
Marcos currently serves as a board member at Princeton AlumniCorps, and he has also served as a board member of the Puerto Rican Bar Association and as deputy general counsel for the National Hispanic Bar Association. He holds a B.A. from Princeton University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law.