265 W 14th St, Rm 305
New York, New York 10011


Teamsters Local 553 represents drivers and other workers in the oil, dairy, school bus, and bakery industries. The oldest Teamster local in New York, Local 553 began as a union of Teamsters transporting coal on horse drawn carts, and today still count the horse-drawn carriage drivers of Central Park among their members. Local 553 members also run the fueling operation at JFK airport.


Demos P. Demopoulos, Secretary-Treasurer
Daniel Gatto, President
Michael Spinelli, Vice President
Michael Gatto, Recording Secretary
Frank Fico, Trustee
Lisa Cilone, Trustee
Ralph Blasi, Trustee