Candidate for Freeholder
Sara Sooy is a lifelong resident of Bernardsville. She graduated in 2014 with a BA in Economics from St Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, with a concentration in International Economics. She is a millennial and Hispanic female who feels she can bring a different perspective to the public policy.
Sara currently works for Investors Bank in the Commercial Real Estate Division. In this role, she focuses on finding the right partnerships and investors, such as NJEDA, that can sustainably revitalize communities through job creation, housing, and community facilities. Sara’s accomplishments at Investors include creation of the first automated maturity and refinance report for the bank.
Sara’s public service includes:
Board Member, Somerset Hills School District
Commissioner, Somerset County Commission on the Status of Women
Volunteer, Bernardsville Senior Center
Volunteer, Morristown Soup Kitchen
Member, Investors Bank Women Together
Member, Somerset County Business Partnership
Member, Heart Works
Parishioner, Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Sara is running for Somerset County Freeholder to ensure that long-term sustainable investments are made to support Somerset County downtowns, communities, and transportation for the future.