Neil Joseph Leavy‚ 34‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Engine 217. Leavy attended New Jersey City University and graduated in 1996 with a B.S. in finance‚ going on to work as a commodities trader at the New York Mercantile Exchange. Leavy earned two citations for bravery from the FDNY. His father is a retired New York City police officer.