|Carlos M. Gonzalez|
City of Newark
|Born||1949 (age 67-68)
Cayey, Puerto Rico
|Residence||Newark, New Jersey|
Gonzalez was born in 1949 in Cayey, Puerto Rico and is one of 10 children. He graduated cum laude from the University of Puerto Rico in 1969, with a bachelor's degree in business administration. In 1979, Gonzalez graduated magna cum laude from the International Institute of the Americas, receiving a Masters of Science of Accounting (MSA). He also became a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). In 1992, he earned a Juris Doctor from Rutgers University and went on to work with a Wall Street law firm, specialising in municipal bonds. He opened his law firm in Newark in 1996.