|Born||April 8, 1960|
Lower East Side, New York City
Vetere was born on April 8, 1960, in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. His parents, Giuseppe Vetere and Dona Spilane, were immigrants from Sicily. Vetere was brought up in the Lower East Side, and attended school there. He became friends with future mob enforcers, and he became a member of the Pegorino crime family in 1986. The Pegorino Family initiated Vetere into the family in 1991, and was made a Caporegime in the Pegorino Syndicate in 2002. He was in charge of a crew of several associates and enforcers, and made an apartment for himself in Little Italy Heights, where he resided.