Hon. Andrew A. Crecca
Andrew A. Crecca is the District Administrative Judge of Suffolk County, overseeing all court operations for the Tenth Judicial District, Suffolk County. Prior to his appointment as District Administrative Judge in July of 2020, he served as the Supervising Judge for Matrimonial Matters. Justice Crecca also presided over Suffolk County’s Integrated Domestic Violence Court for more than a decade. He was first elected to the bench in 2004 as a County Court Judge and presided over felony criminal cases in a dedicated trial part. In January of 2007, he was appointed an Acting Justice of the Supreme Court. In 2010 he was elected Justice of the New York State Supreme Court for the 10th Judicial District.
Prior to his time on the bench Justice Crecca served as a County Legislator, and maintained a private law practice concentrating in matrimonial and family law. He also served as an Assistant District Attorney in the New York County District Attorney's office from 1989 to 1994. He received his undergraduate degree from Marist College in 1986, and his law degree from St. John's University School of Law in 1989.
Justice Crecca has lectured throughout the United States and internationally on domestic violence issues, problem solving courts, matrimonial and family law, as well as on court operations. He serves as a faculty member to the National Judicial Institute on Domestic Violence, the New York State Judicial Institute, the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the Suffolk Academy of Law, and as an Adjunct Professor at Touro Law School. He has also held the position of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Political Science at Hofstra University.
Justice Crecca is an active member of the Suffolk County Bar Association, and has previously served on its Board of Directors and as chair of the Bench Bar Committee. He also is a member of the New York State Bar Association and serves on the Executive Committee of the Family Law Section. From 2011 to 2020, Justice Crecca served as a member of the Chief Administrative Judge’s Matrimonial Practice Advisory & Rules Committee for New York State. He also serves on the Chief Administrative Judge’s Statewide ADR Advisory Committee, and on the Board of The Center for Children, Families and the Law at Hofstra University School of Law.
Justice Crecca is also a member of the National Council of Juvenile & Family Court Judges, the New York State Bar Association, the New York State Association of Supreme Court Justices and the Suffolk County Matrimonial Bar Association.
Justice Crecca lives on Long Island with his wife Donna.
Information about Judge Crecca is also available on the Judicial Directory.