Meet Peter Lumaj
Peter Lumaj, was born and raised in communist Albania. Lack of freedom and opportunity in his homeland encouraged Peter and his three brothers, to escape oppression and settle in the United States.They left behind their parents and their seven other siblings, who suffered severe persecution at the hands of the communist government.
Once in the United States, Peter learned English and enrolled in the City University of New York. While attending college, Peter worked as a porter and a doorman to support his family and to pay for his education. Peter went on to graduate Cum Laude with a BA in Political Science. Later, Peter enrolled in the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. While attending law school, he worked as a fraud investigator in the Giuliani Administration. Currently, Peter is a small businessman, a practicing attorney and the owner of the Law Offices of Lumaj.
In 2014, Peter was selected as the Republican nominee for Connecticut Secretary of the State. In the 2014 general election, he is credited with running one of the closest races for statewide office in recent history in Connecticut.
Recently, Peter opened up a 2018 Statewide Exploratory Committee to look into the possibility of running for statewide office in Connecticut in 2018.
Peter Lumaj resides in Fairfield, Connecticut. He is married to his wife Mary, and they have three children: Frank, Amy, and Larisa.