County Clerk Ed McGettigan

Ed McGettigan and the entire McGettigan family are well-known for their long tradition of commitment to public service and dedication to helping others in Atlantic County.  After graduating from Villanova University’s School of Commerce and Finance, Ed returned to Atlantic County to manage the family business, McGettigan’s Saloon in Atlantic City. From 1994 to 2001, Ed served as Atlantic City Councilman at-Large, serving as City Council President during a time of unprecedented tourism and economic growth. Ed also served on the Atlantic City Planning Board, the Planning and Development Commission as its chair, and the Atlantic County Improvement Authority during the planning of the new Atlantic City Convention Center and the new railway station. Ed managed the John F. Gaffney Green Tree Golf Course, a division of Atlantic County Parks and Recreation, prior to being elected as Atlantic County Clerk in November 2006. Ed is currently serving his second term as County Clerk, where he helps residents apply for passports, guides property owners through the deed process, and assists those in voting by mail. Ed is a member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Somers Point and also on the Committee to Restore St. Nicholas Church in Atlantic City. He also coached Little League baseball and was a member of the Cape Atlantic Juvenile Diabetes Foundation. A lifelong resident of Atlantic County, Ed currently lives in Linwood with his wife, Starr, and their two sons, Ed and Riley.

Services offered by the Atlantic County Clerk's Office include:

  • Maintaining and producing real estate records like deeds and mortgages, with more recent documents available for viewing online
  • Processing U.S. Passport applications, including taking your picture at the office
  • Registering you to conveniently Vote by Mail
  • Offering free veteran identification cards and preserving a veteran's DD-214
  • Free county identification cards for Atlantic County residents
  • Registering non-incorporated businesses in Atlantic County

5901 Main Street
Mays Landing, NJ 08330

(609) 625-4011