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Media Contact for Matthew P. Cocciardi Appointed as Associate Court Administrator for the Massachusetts Trial Court
Jennifer Donahue and Erika Gully-Santiago
BOSTON, MA — Trial Court Administrator John A. Bello today announced that he has appointed Matthew P. Cocciardi as Associate Court Administrator for the Massachusetts Trial Court. Mr. Cocciardi most recently worked at the Commonwealth’s Division of Capital Asset Management and Maintenance (DCAMM) for the past six years. Mr. Cocciardi begins his new position effective July 12, 2021.
As the Chief of Staff and Deputy Chief of Staff at DCAMM since January 2018, Mr. Cocciardi coordinated the management of the agency’s day-to-day operations, including the agency’s $2 billion five-year capital budget and operations at DCAMM’s state office buildings. He also coordinated the planning and ongoing construction for DCAMM projects, real estate and leasing transactions, all agency internal and external communications, the human resources department, the legislative portfolio and various strategic initiatives. Prior to his time at DCAMM he served as the deputy legislative director and a policy analyst in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.
Mr. Cocciardi was appointed in 2019 by Governor Baker to serve on the Council on the Underground Economy, which serves businesses and taxpayers by coordinating enforcement actions and investigations between state and federal agencies. He is a former Town Meeting member in Danvers and previously served on the Masconomet Regional School Committee. He is a graduate of Bates College in Maine and St. John’s Prep in Danvers where he lives with his wife and son.