New Jersey Department of Transportation
Joseph Bertoni was appointed Acting Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Transportation on June 9, 2014. He had
previously served as NJDOT Deputy Commissioner. Joe has more than 25 years of experience in transportation engineering,
planning and administration with NJDOT.
Joe began his career with the NJDOT in 1988 in the Division of Bridge Design and has worked as a Project Manager in the
Department's Capital Program Management unit where he was responsible for managing the design and construction of major
bridge and highway projects. Prior to becoming Deputy Commissioner, Joe served three commissioners as an executive
assistant and then as NJDOT's Chief of Staff for the past three years.
Joe received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Widener University and is a licensed Professional
Engineer in the State of New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.