Bernard Romero was born in New London, Connecticut. As a military brat, his family moved frequently throughout the United States and abroad residing at United States Navy Bases.
After graduating high school in Roosevelt Roads U.S. Naval Station in Puerto Rico, Bernard moved back to the U.S. and attend the University of Miami where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. He continued his education by attending law school at Florida State University, where he earned his Juris Doctor Degree.
Bernard spent much of his career as a prosecutor with the Office of the State Attorney-19th Judicial Circuit. During that time, he served as a Felony Attorney, A Felony Supervisor, the Attorney in Charge of Okeechobee County and as the Senior Major Crimes Attorney.
Bernard Romero joined the Martin County Sheriff’s Office in 2020 as the Agency’s internal legal counsel.
He is married, and has two children.