Dr. McAleese was born and raised in New York City. After graduating from Chaminade High School in Mineola, Long Island, Dr. McAleese attended Hofstra University in Hempstead, Long Island, and Wagner College in Staten Island, New York.
Dr. McAleese went on to enroll at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA. After completing externships at sites located in Pennsylvania, New York, and Connecticut, Dr. McAleese received his doctorate in optometry in 1988.
Dr. McAleese has practiced in Monmouth County since 1989, and currently operates Opsin Eye Care at locations in Oakhurst, Freehold, and Howell.
Dr. McAleese is a nationally recognized speaker and is a consultant for Alcon, Carl Zeiss Meditec, and LiquidEHR.
Dr. McAleese currently resides in Middlesex County with his wife Evelyn, and three daughters, Nicole, Brianna, and Courtney.