Phil Boyle

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Phil Boyle
Assemblyman Phil Boyle.jpg
Member of the New York State Senate
from the 4th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2013
Preceded by Owen H. Johnson
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 8th district
In office
February 2006 – December 31, 2012
Preceded by Thomas F. Barraga
Succeeded by Michael J. Fitzpatrick
In office
February 15, 1994 – December 31, 2002
Preceded by John C. Cochrane
Succeeded by Thomas F. Barraga
Personal details
Born (1961-07-21) July 21, 1961 (age 55)
Bay Shore, New York
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Victoria Ryan
Residence Bayshore, New York
Alma mater UNC at Chapel Hill
SUNY at Albany
Albany Law School
Profession Lawyer
Website Official senate site

Phillip A. "Phil" Boyle (born July 21, 1961) is the Senator for the 4th District of the New York Senate. He is a Republican. The district includes the villages of Babylon, Brightwaters, Lindenhurst, Ocean Beach, Saltaire in Suffolk County on Long Island.

Education and career[edit]

Boyle was born in Bayshore, New York, and grew up in East Islip. He attended the State University of New York at Geneseo, and transferred to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science. He went to Albany Law School where he got his law degree, and also received a Master's in Public Administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the SUNY at Albany.[1]

Boyle served several years on Capitol Hill as a senior congressional aide. He was the legislative director to Frank Horton (R-Rochester) and a campaign manager and chief of staff for Rick Lazio (R-Brightwaters).[2]

In 1994, Boyle was elected to the New York State Assembly as a representative of the 8th Assembly District, which encompassed portions of the Suffolk County towns of Islip and Babylon. Boyle was elected to the New York State Senate in November 2012.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Boyle was a founding partner in the law firm of Steinberg & Boyle, LLP, located in East Islip, New York and he is now an attorney with the tax certiorari law firm of Cronin, Cronin, Harris and O'Brien, P.C., headquartered in Uniondale, New York.

Boyle and his wife, Victoria Ryan, reside in Bay Shore with their toy fox terrier, Livvy. Boyle is the stepfather to Patrick and Sarah Ryan.


  1. ^ "'LI Nine' rookie Phil Boyle a 'pro' to Albany". Newsday. 2012-12-08. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  2. ^ "MORNING COFFEE WITH SEN. PHIL BOYLE FEAT. HON. RICK LAZIO". NY GOP. 2014-10-14. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 
  3. ^ "State senator behind lawmaker dorm idea racks up over $100K in per diems". New York Post. 2014-05-04. Retrieved 2016-05-13. 

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
John Cochrane
New York State Assembly, 8th District
Succeeded by
Thomas Barraga
Preceded by
Thomas Barraga
New York State Assembly, 8th District
Succeeded by
Michael J. Fitzpatrick
New York State Senate
Preceded by
Owen H. Johnson
New York State Senate, 4th District