Honorable Mayor Antolin A. Oreta lll is a rare breed of public servant that embodies the rise of new politics in the City Government of Malabon.
Antolin A. Oreta lll, commonly known as LenLen is a staunch advocate of education, sports and entrepreneurship, a dedicated civic leader, and an accomplished politician, with an unblemished track record of honest and dedicated public service since he started his political career in 2007 as City Councilor of Malabon. He was then elected as Vice Mayor year 2010 and acted as Acting Mayor replacing his uncle, the late Hon. Canuto Oreta who was then the Local Chief Executive of the city after the latter died of lung cancer year 2012. Residents of Malabon showed overflowing support to the young Oreta and later on mandated by Malabon constituents as their Local Chief Executive year 2012 up to present.
He has completed 80% of Malabon’s infrastructure project during his brief stint as City Mayor.
The 2nd of 4 siblings, Aurora Rosario A. Oreta, Karmela A. Oreta, Jose Lorenzo A. Oreta consecutively, son of former Senator Tessie Aquino-Oreta and businessman Antolin Oreta Jr, the current Local Chief Executive was born on September 16, 1971 at Manila and carries with him the family tradition of nationalism and dedication to public service. He is married to the former Melissa D. Sison who is a Chef by profession.
He received his elementary and secondary education at the Ateneo de Manila before earning his Bachelor’s Degree in Japanese Studies at Sophia University in Tokyo Japan. Before taking his first step as a public servant, Mayor LenLen Oreta lll worked as an Associate for Keppel Securities from 1995 – 1997 and Assistant VP Dealer at Merril Lynch. He also served as Vice President for Finance at Intra Strata Assurance Corporation giving highlights to his private career.
He has revealed an endless support to education programs and projects initiated by the school, non-governmental organizations and the barangays. He has vowed to continue the legacy of his mother who is also the main author of the Early Childhood Care and Development Council (ECCD) law.
With his strong passion for change and good governance, he pledged to lead the Malabon City Council to be more pro active and responsive to the needs of his constituents. He also sought equal access to quality education for the people of Malabon for the improvement of their economic well-being. Not to mention that he has completed 80% of Malabon’s infrastructure project during his brief stint as City Mayor and has continuously supported education programs and projects initiated by the schools, non-governmental organizations and the barangays.
With his battle cry of “Kaya Naten”, Mayor Antolin “LenLen” Oreta lll is very optimistic that under his leadership, Malabon City will be classified as one of the finest cities in the National Capital Region.