A compliance analyst experienced in legal and business matters, Paul J. Velardi has more than 35 years of experience in litigation and contractual environments, knowledgeable about overseeing agreements, enforcing policies and optimizing procedures. Most recently as a sales and leasing associate with Crown Automotive Group, Paul J. Velardi received and analyzed data from internet leads to help negotiate and close vehicle sales as well as to assist other sales associates in maximizing profits.
A graduate of Trinity College with a bachelor of arts in history, Mr. Velardi holds a law degree from Albany Law School along with several credentials from the Computer Coach Training Center. He began his legal career as a partner in Velardi & Velardi managing the firm for 30 years. During this time has was also an assistant district attorney in the Putnam County District Attorney’s Office, appearing before judges in several different courts to litigate misdemeanors and felonies. During his tenure with Velardi & Velardi he represented clients in their real estate, estate and family law needs.
An honorary board member of the United Way, Paul J. Velardi also maintains membership in the Knights of Columbus and Rotary International. He recently completed a book, The Creation of American Political Parties, which outlines key differences between the Republican and Democratic parties and the foundations of each party. It is set to be published in late 2021.