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Credits: Fran Ritter Credits: Fran Ritter Credits: Fran Ritter Credits: Fran Ritter Credits: Fran Ritter Credits: Fran Ritter Credits: Fran Ritter Francine, “Call me Fran,” Ritter was born and raised in the Bronx, and attended the Fiorello LaGuardia High School of Music and Art for fine arts. She started college at SUNY StonyBrook but transferred and graduated from the NYU Stern School of Business. Ritter then got her Law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston. She went to work for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission out of Law school then went into private practice.
Ritter lived in Manhattan after college and moved to Wayne five years ago. She has two teen-aged children and chose Wayne because of the schools. “I wanted a better quality of life and Wayne had a very good vibe to it. I realized very quickly on that I was part of a really great community here,” said Ritter.
For over 20 years, she has been an attorney specializing in securities, financial services and Banking law and has worked in in the financial services industry for her entire thirty year career. “It’s something that I always enjoyed, and it has always interested me,” said the would-be Ward Five Council Member. “While I work in private practice now, one of my most rewarding experiences was when I was an anti-fraud enforcement lawyer for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Dealing with transparency; dealing with level playing fields. It was about making sure you do right for […]