MAYOR ROBERT FAZEN
Mayor Robert "Bob" Fazen has lived in Bound Brook for over 38 years. He is married to Lynn Fazen and has two daughters, Robbie and Jackie, who graduated from Bound Brook High School, attended and graduated from Princeton and Rowan Universities respectively.
He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army and has been active in local organizations including Past President of the Bridgewater-Bound Brook Rotary Club, Chairman of the Bound Brook Planning Board and co-founder of "We Will Rebuild," a non-profit organization that contributed to the flood recovery after Hurricane Floyd.
As Mayor, Bob has made every effort to open communications to the residents of Bound Brook. He holds monthly Town Hall meetings, has an Open-Door policy and is the Editor and publisher of the Bound Brook Chronicle.
He is currently the President of the Washington Camp Ground Association and was instrumental in the historic restoration of the BROOK Theater.
Mayor Fazen is a substitute teacher in the Bound Brook School District, teaching all subjects, K-12.
He is a West Point Graduate (Class of 1966), served in the U.S. Army for 20 years, fought in the Vietnam War and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel.
For over 25 years in New York City, Bob was the President of the Fazen Organization, professionally active in the development of real estate. He planned and managed over $150 million of successful construction projects and was responsible for acquiring financing and organizing design and construction teams to plan and execute construction projects ranging in cost from $300,000 to $50 million.
He helped extract the historic Brook Theater from its financial collapse in 2007 and supervised the restoration of the theater through 2010.
United States Military Academy, West Point, NY - Bachelor of Science, 1966
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA - Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, 1976
Auburn University, Montgomery, AL - Master of Business Administration, 1979
Drew University, Madison, NJ – Certificate - Historic Preservation, 2004