Jackson Township Mayor selling his home for $1.2 million, according to MLS


JACKSON TOWNSHIP, NJ – Jackson Township Mayor Michael Reina, who is facing two federal civil rights lawsuits and multiple workplace lawsuits as mayor and at his $104,000 patronage job at Ocean County is listing his Hawkin Road home for sale.

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Reina, who was once a painter that declared bankruptcy became a councilman in 2008 and quickly rose to become mayor. Once becoming mayor, Reina was hired by then Governor Chris Christie to a patronage job with the state of New Jersey. Christie and Reina had a falling out after Reina became upset when Christie ordered the mayor to stop taking two salaries. Reina left that job and was given a job by the Ocean County Board of Freeholders as the supervisor of the Ocean County Bridge Department, despite have no engineering or bridgework background.

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Reina’s Hawkin Road home is listed at $1,199,000 and according to the MLS data, is scheduled to hit the market on July 13th.

His 4,400 square foot home sits on 10 acres of secluded land along the Jackson-New Egypt border. It includes an inground salt water pool, 24×54 barn and other farm and nature amenities. It is being listed by Keller Williams Shore Properties.