Charles J. Falciglia is a 43-year resident of the village of Suffern who is serving his first term in the Rockland County Legislature, representing the residents of District 12.

Charles is a 1974 graduate of Suffern High School, a 1976 graduate of Rockland Community College and a 1978 graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University, where he earned a bachelor's degree in accounting.

Legislator Falciglia, a certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, has enjoyed a 37-year career as a banking professional, currently holding the position of Bank Secrecy Act Officer for the United States branches of an international bank.

Charles is an award-winning economic crime writer for ACAMS Today, a magazine for professionals in the anti-money laundering field. It is a publication of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, the largest organization of its kind in the world. Charles served as chairman of the ACAMS Today Editorial Task Force from 2009 to 2011.

He is currently a contributing writer to the Rockland Voice online news and editorial website.

Legislator Falciglia served as trustee in Suffern village from 2012 to 2013 and was also a mayoral candidate in the village in 2013. He was elected to the Legislature in November 2015.

Charles and his wife Rita have been married 33 years and are parents of two grown daughters, Amanda and Stephanie. He is also a member of the H.H. Rogers-Cabrini Lodge, Sons of Italy Lodge in Tuxedo.