Ann F. Grossi, Esq.
County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq., the 30th Clerk of Morris County, was elected to her first five-year term in 2013, and was sworn-in on January 2014. Clerk Grossi was re-elected to her second term in 2018 and is currently in the 10th year of her position.
Clerk Grossi is focused on:
- Ensuring a highly qualified staff focused on professional and prompt customer service.
- Modernizing essential government services to enhance citizen engagement and satisfaction.
- Promoting community engagement through direct contact, special programs, and social media platforms.
- Promoting state of the art technology, with the most current advancements in mission critical services, such as: website design, Free Clerk’s Mobile App, On-line appointments, E-mail Alert Subscriptions; enhanced document recording, Election Night Reporting System, facility design, upgraded bookkeeping/banking methods, and on-line services.
- Expanding Outreach Service for Passports, Notary, Veteran, Senior and Gold Star Family ID cards through the “On the Road Program.”
- Protecting property owners from unscrupulous actors through the Free Property Fraud Alert System.
- Creating recognition programs for Veterans, seniors, and volunteers.
- Established “Operation Give Back”, a Veteran Discount Program with 300 + participating county merchants.
- Promoting education and supporting local organizations and events through the county wide speaker’s bureau.
- Yearly publication of the Morris County Manual; a centralized resource for residents regarding their government since 1907, whose cover page is designed by local high school students through the County Manual Design Competition.
Clerk Grossi was awarded a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University, School of Law, MA and BA from William Paterson College of NJ, where she majored in education and holds two permanent teaching certificates: AA degree from the County College of Morris and a Certificate in Equal Employment Opportunity Studies from Rutgers, The State University, Institute of Management and Labor Relations. She is admitted to the NJ Bar, the US District Court for the District of NJ and the NJ Supreme Court.
Clerk Grossi served as President and Vice President on the Parsippany-Troy Hills Township Council, as Freeholder on the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and as County Clerk; the second woman to hold that position since the establishment of the Clerk’s Office in 1739; 284 years ago.
Clerk Grossi worked in a law firm specializing in employment and labor law. She was the first female Chief of Enforcement in the NJ Division on Civil Rights, where she oversaw state-wide enforcement activities. While there she worked under Justice Clarence Thomas on the Quality Assurance Project “excellence in agency case processing” while he was Chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Prior to creating her own firm, Ann was Associate Executive Director for a major labor organization representing more than 5,000 teachers and para-professionals.
Ann served as President of the Morris County Library Foundation Board and Picatinny Technology Innovation Center Board Member. She is a member of the Constitutional Officers Association of New Jersey; Parsippany Columbiettes, an affiliate of the Knights of Columbus; 200 Club of Morris County, UNICO NATIONAL and Vice President of the Parsippany Rotary Club.
Ann has been honored for her contributions, dedication, and distinguished service by the following organizations: New Jersey Dept. of Law & Public Safety, Division on Civil Rights; NJ Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Bureau of Securities; Parsippany Rescue & Recovery Squad; UNICO NATIONAL; St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Church & Community; Polizia de Stato (Italian State Police) & Polizia Locale (Italian Municipal Police); Parsippany Club Woman of the Year; Outstanding Italian American by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office, Community Affairs Unit, & Italian American Police Society of NJ; Morris County Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Woman of Achievement by; County College of Morris Outstanding Alumna; Joint Citation, NJ Senate & Assembly; Columbian Foundation National Humanitarian & Achievement Award; Essex Board of Chosen Freeholders; Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Shiloh Baptist Church of Trenton; Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition and Woman of the Year by the NJGOP.
Ann grew up in Parsippany where she lives with her husband and daughter in her family home. She considers herself a public servant, not a politician, who has dedicated her life to serving all residents of New Jersey and Morris County.