District 2

Matt Calabria

Matt Calabria

Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526 
Wake County: 919-856-5576 
Contact Commissioner Calabria
Elected: 2014 
Re-elected: 2018, 2020, 2022
Term Expires: December 2026

Growth, Sustainability and Economic Strength Committee Chair

Public Safety Committee Vice Chair

Affordable Housing Committee Member


  • Attorney in Raleigh, NC
  • Mediator certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission to conduct mediations in North Carolina’s state superior courts

Regional, State & National Leadership

  • Capital Area Workforce Development Board, Liaison
  • Wake County Fire Commission, County Commissioner Representative
  • Wake County Planning Board, Liaison
  • Special Airport Tax District of Durham & Wake Counties Committee, Member
  • GoTriangle Special Tax Board, Member
  • National Association of Counties Affordable Housing Task Force, Member, 2022–2023
  • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Leadership Council, Member, 2016–2019
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Trustee, 2004–2005
  • Legislative Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, Former Co-Chair
  • Student Affairs Advisory Board, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Former Member
  • Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Raleigh Program, Graduate

Public Service & Community Activities

  • Member, Board of Directors, Alice Aycock Poe Center for Health Education, 2015–202
  • Past Volunteer, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Triangle
  • Member, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Member, Wake County Bar Association
  • Former Member, Young Alumni Council, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


  • Duke University School of Law. J.D., 2009; magna cum laude; Order of the Coif (top 10% of class). Editorial Board member, Duke Law Journal.
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. B.A., 2005; summa cum laude. Student Body President (2004–2005). Study Abroad: Viennese Diplomatic Academy and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Honors: Order of the Golden Fleece, Order of the Grail-Valkyries


Matt lives in Fuquay-Varina, NC, with his wife, Molly, and their daughter, Eleanor.