Welcome Letter

Welcome to my New York State Assembly Web page.

You can use this page to easily access information about the work I do both in Albany and at home to pass laws designed to build a stronger, healthier and more vibrant New York. You can also access the legislation I sponsor, the committees I sit on and contact information to reach me.

In addition, you can use the entire Assembly Web site as a great way to stay apprised of new legislation that impacts our state as well as the Assembly District. I encourage you to visit this site often to keep yourself up to date on various issues, news and legislative hearings.

Thank You for visiting.


Assemblyman  Michael Montesano

Michael Montesano (R,I,C-Glen Head) was elected to the New York State Assembly in a Special Election on February 9, 2010.Montesano, a Glen Head resident since 1979, was a police officer and detective for the NYPD for a decade and also served as an EMT supervisor and investigator for the NYC Emergency Medical Service.After starting his own private practice law firm in 1990, Montesano served as Acting Village Justice in Roslyn Harbor. He also was a Village Prosecutor for Roslyn Harbor and adjunct professor at the New York Institute of Technology.

He is a former President of the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar Association and former President of the Nassau County Magistrates Association. He has also served as President, Vice President and Trustee of the North Shore School District Board of Education and has volunteered for a variety of community groups.Montesano received an Associate’s Degree from Nassau County Community College, Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from St. John’s University, and law degree from CUNY Law School at Queens College.Montesano and his wife Donna reside in Glen Head.

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