Madden, 36, intends to formally announce his candidacy for one of the three at-large seats next week, according to the report. Mayor Jay Gillian and Councilman Michael Allegretto have already announced their intentions to run, according to the report.
The filing deadline for the nonpartisan spring elections is March 10. The election is May 13.
Madden has been a realtor in Ocean City for almost 10 years, according to petemadden.com. He is a manager for Berkshire Hathaway, Fox & Roach in Ocean City.
He moved to Ocean City in 2004. He graduated from LaSalle High School in 1995 and St. Joseph’s University in 1999. He is a former Board of Education President.