Thomas Zesk


Tom earned his B.A., Magna Cum Laude, in Economics from Tufts University and an MBA in Taxation from New York University. He is a retired Certified Public Account and partner from Deloitte LLP where his prestigious 35-year finance career included leadership of a division of the Tax Department, and serving a number of major corporate clients. Tom also served on the Deloitte Retirement Committee, which was primarily responsible for monitoring and overseeing the investments of the Firm’s pension fund.

Tom’s son was diagnosed with a non-verbal learning disability at a young age, and was enrolled at The Craig School, a school for children in grades 2-12 who have learning disabilities. For more than eight years, Tom served on The Craig School Board of Trustees in various roles including Board Secretary and Chairman of the Finance Committee. Currently, in addition to serving on the PLAN/NJ Board, Tom is Board Secretary for The Barnegat Light Taxpayers Association, a community organization which helps preserve and enhance the community of Barnegat Light, NJ. On the PLAN/NJ Board, he serves on the Finance Committee using his financial expertise and prior experiences with disability advocacy to assist.

Tom and his wife Lorrie have been married 30 years, and they live with their son Andrew in Morristown and in Barnegat Light, New Jersey.