Rep. Matthew R. Gergely's Biography

Matthew Gergely was elected to the House in 2023 to represent the 35th Legislative District in Allegheny County.

Gergely earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and has worked in the McKeesport community for 20 years in multiple management and financial positions.

Gergely served as City Administrator and Chief of Staff to McKeesport Mayor Michael Cherepko from 2012-17 and then as McKeesport Area School District’s Business Manager from 2017-2020. Before he became state representative, he held the position of McKeesport’s Chief Revenue Officer.

Key issues for Gergely include supporting public schools and strong unions.

Gergely and his family reside in McKeesport.