Mike Spano

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Mike Spano
Mike Spano in Yonkers Parade 2012.jpg
Mayor of Yonkers, New York
Assumed office
January 1, 2012
Preceded by Phil Amicone
Personal details
Born (1964-04-22) April 22, 1964 (age 51)
Yonkers, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Mary Calvi
Residence Yonkers, New York

Mike Spano (born April 22, 1964) a former member of the New York State Assembly, currently serves as the 42nd Mayor of Yonkers, New York. A lifelong Yonkers resident, Spano is married with three children.


Born and raised in Yonkers, New York,[1] Spano is the ninth of sixteen children.[2] Spano was first elected to the State Assembly in 1992 as the assembly's youngest member. Due to the state’s reapportionment plan, his seat was eliminated later that same year. However, he ran again in 1994 and continued to serve in the Assembly for nearly a decade until he chose not run for re-election.

Within the private sector, Spano worked for a New York governmental relations firm and served on the Board of Directors for the Leake and Watts Children’s Services. After his children became school-aged, he decided to return to public service and ran successfully once again for the State Assembly where he represented the people of Yonkers in the 93rd Assembly District.

In 2011, Spano was elected as Mayor of the City of Yonkers. During his tenure, Spano has passed two consecutive bi-partisan budgets that included historic investment in education and kept taxes within the New York State property tax cap.

Spano is also a member of numerous community organizations such as the Yonkers Chamber of Commerce, Access Westchester, Exchange Club of Yonkers, Sons of Italy, and an Honorary Member (non-veteran) of the Armando Rauso AMVETS Post. He is also a former Board Member of the Westchester School for Special Children.


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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Terence M. Zaleski
New York State Assembly, 83rd District
Succeeded by
Larry Seabrook
Preceded by
Cecile D. Singer
New York State Assembly, 87th District
Succeeded by
J. Gary Pretlow
Preceded by
Samuel Colman
New York State Assembly, 93rd District
Succeeded by
Louis Mosiello
Preceded by
Louis Mosiello
New York State Assembly, 93rd District
Succeeded by
Shelley Mayer
Political offices