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Marrero, Victor

Born 1941 in Santurce, Puerto Rico

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
Nominated by William J. Clinton on May 27, 1999, to a seat vacated by Sonia Sotomayor. Confirmed by the Senate on October 1, 1999, and received commission on October 5, 1999. Assumed senior status on December 31, 2010.

New York University, B.A., 1964
Yale Law School, LL.B., 1968

Professional Career:

Assistant, Mayor John V. Lindsay, New York City, 1968-1970
Assistant administrator and neighborhood director, Model Cities Administration, New York City, 1970-1973
Executive director, Department of City Planning, New York City, 1973-1974
Special counsel to the comptroller, New York City, 1974-1975
First assistant counsel, Gov. Hugh Carey, New York, 1975-1976
Chairman, City Planning Commission, New York City, 1976-1977
Commissioner and vice chairman, New York State Housing Finance Agency, 1978-1979
Undersecretary of housing and urban development, 1979-1981
Private practice, New York City, 1981-1993
U.S. ambassador on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations, 1993-1997
U.S. ambassador and permanent representative of the United States to the Organization of American States, 1998-1999