“I'll fight for our small local businesses, making sure we keep our Main Streets vibrant. I'll make sure our communities get their fair share and work to protect our valuable natural resources.” -Astrid Fidelia
Astrid Fidelia is a Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker at Jones Hollow Realty Group in East Islip. Prior to joining Jones Hollow, Astrid was the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning and Marketing for Anchor Capital International. In her role, she worked to support American business, helping create a financial platform for them in international trade.
Prior to the Anchor Group, Astrid served as the Executive Director of the Town of Islip Foreign Trade Zone Authority. Working with government officials and business leaders, Astrid helped American manufacturers compete in the international market. Astrid additionally helped develop policies governing the Foreign Trade Zone, ensuring it was an engine for our local economy and American jobs.
Astrid is the co-founder of Stand Up To Poverty, an organization dedicated to the developing and training leaders in the fight against global poverty. Through its partnerships with organizations and schools, Stand Up To Poverty has helped to provide countless resources to those most vulnerable in our world.
Astrid has served as a Suffolk County Director for the Long Island Board of Realtors and the New York State Association of Realtors, gaining expertise in the ins and outs of local government. Astrid co-founded the Haitian-American PAC, a non-partisan committee that represents the Haitian-American community in the political sphere. She is additionally the Treasurer of the Haitians United Association and the President of the Rotary Club of Islip. Astrid also serves as Recording Secretary of the Suffolk County African American Advisory Board.
Astrid is clear where she stands, she won’t tolerate neglect from the government towards our communities, overdevelopment, or high taxes. Astrid firmly believes that we deserve our fair share from local government, and she’ll fight for it. Astrid is also committed to being a steward of our environment, especially towards our world-renowned coastline and the quality of our water. Astrid believes a community is defined, in part, by our downtown. Protecting our main streets and small businesses is key for Astrid, and she’s ready to make sure Main Street not only survives, but thrives.
Astrid and her husband, Martin, have lived in Islip for over two decades, raising a family of four children. Astrid has had a lifelong commitment to service, and is ready to continue that legacy in the Suffolk County Legislature.