New York State Assembly Member, 61st District
Matthew Titone is the New York State Assembly Member representing the North Shore of Staten Island and serves on the Education, Health, Transportation, Social Services, Tourism and Environmental Conservation Committees.
Prior to his election in 2007, Matt, a graduate of St. John's law school, was an attorney in private practice and a community activist. He served on the Board of Directors of Community Health Action of Staten Island (f/k/a the Staten Island AIDS Task Force), the Board of Trustees for Legal Services of New York, the Board of Trustees of Snug Harbor Cultural Center and provided pro bono legal services to those who couldn't afford representation, including initiating a program for lawyers to draft wills for clients with HIV-AIDS.
His efforts aided Project Hospitality in creating a full-time professionally staffed legal service department and helped establish the Justin LiGreci HIV/AIDS Foundation for Children and Teens. Matt strives to continue the work he has done in the community, serving those most in need, as a legislator. He has focused on legislation regarding marriage equality and the rights of members of the LGBT community, protecting victims of domestic violence, addressing the rights of workers and promoting the safety of children including tackling the issue of bullying in schools. A lifelong Staten Islander, Matt currently resides in the West Brighton section of Staten Island with his spouse.