LOCAL 553

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

212-929-6828
local553ibt.org

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.

Leadership

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