Michael Laffey

Title: Director of Operations
Phone: 609-465-1071
Director of Operations Michael

Mike Laffey was hired as Director of Operations on October 1, 2013. Prior to his current position, Laffey was Director of the county’s Parks and Zoo from 2007 until September 30, 2013 and Division Director of the Park and Zoo from 2003 until 2007.

During his tenure, the park and zoo made significant changes to the facility and created plans for future development.

Laffey has been working in municipal, county and state government for more than 23 years. Prior to Cape May County Government, Laffey worked for the City of Margate as the Community Education and Parks and Recreation Director and the Township of Lower as the Assistant Superintendent of Parks and Recreation.

Laffey has a Bachelor of Science in Park and Recreation Administration and a minor in Psychology from York College, Pennsylvania. Also, Laffey completed the New Jersey state Certified Public Manager Levels 1-3 (Rutgers University) and AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) Certified Professional Development and Management Program, George Mason University. 

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