Robert was born and raised in Fair Lawn NJ. He graduated from Eastern Christian High School in 1999. Attended and graduated from; Lincoln Technical Institute, Teterboro School of Aeronautics, Community College of the US Air Force, American Military University.
Robert joined the US Air Force in 2002 and was attached to the US Air Force Special Operations Command Hurlburt Field, Florida where he deployed to Iraq, in support of Iraqi Freedom.
In 2009, Robert was hired by the Fair Lawn Police Department. In 2010, he was laid off from that department as a cost cutting measure and later that year he was hired by the Bergenfield Police Department and was assigned to the patrol division.
In 2014, he was then transferred to the Traffic Division where he is today.
Robert is an Active Shooter Training Instructor and Junior Police Academy Instructor. He is a liaison to the Bergenfield Crossing guards and Police Auxiliary Unit. He is also a member of the Police Unity Tour.
While with the Bergenfield Police Robert has been awarded numerous lifesaving awards and unit citations.