|Philip A. Palmesano|
|Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 136th district
January 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Jim Bacalles|
April 25, 1969 |
Hornell, New York
|Residence||Corning, New York|
|Alma mater||St. Bonaventure University|
Philip A. "Phil" Palmesano (born April 25, 1969) is an American politician and member of the New York State Assembly. He represents the 132nd Assembly District which includes parts of Steuben and Chemung counties and all of Schuyler and Yates counties.
Palmesano was born in the city of Hornell, New York, and graduated from Hornell High School in 1987. He earned a bachelor's degree in political science from St. Bonaventure University in 1991. After college he worked as an aide to several federal and state lawmakers including former State Assembly members Donald Davidsen and Jim Bacalles, who both represented parts of the district that Palmesano now represents. He worked as the district director for former Congressman Randy Kuhl in 2004 before joining the staff of former State Senator George Winner.
In 2009, Palmesano was elected to represent the city of Corning in the Steuben County Legislature. He served on the Agriculture, Industry and Planning Committee, and the Human Services, Health and Education Committees. In 2010, he was elected to the State Assembly as a Republican, defeating Independent democrat Jason Jordon.
Palmesano and his wife Laura reside in Corning with their two children, Leah and Sam.
- Energy Committee
- Libraries and Education Technology
- Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
- Real Property Taxation
- Oversight, Analysis and Investigations Committee
- New York State Legislative Commission on Rural Resources
Francis L. Gehl
|Steuben County, New York Legislator, 2nd District
January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2010
Hilda T. Lando
|New York Assembly|
James G. Bacalles
|New York State Assembly, 136th District
January 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012
Joseph D. Morelle
Joseph D. Morelle
|New York State Assembly, 132nd District
January 1, 2013 – present