Steven McLaughlin

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Steven McLaughlin
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 107th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2011
Preceded by Timothy Gordon
Personal details
Born (1963-10-04) October 4, 1963 (age 53)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Maggie McLaughlin
Children 2
Alma mater Xaverian Brothers High School
Florida Institute of Technology
Arizona State University
Empire State College
University of Phoenix
Website Government website

Steven Francis "Steve" McLaughlin (born October 4, 1963)[1] is an American banker and politician. He is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly representing the 107th Assembly District, which includes parts of Albany, Columbia, Greene and Rensselaer counties in the Capital Region.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

McLaughlin was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the third of four children of Arthur and Winifred McLaughlin. He was raised in Wrentham, Massachusetts, attending public elementary school and Xaverian Brothers High School.[3]

He attended the Florida Institute of Technology and received commercial and instrument aircraft ratings. He then studied finance at Arizona State University. He earned a B.A. degree from Empire State College (State University of New York) and an M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix.[3]


McLaughlin started in aviation flying for Mall Airways and Brockway Air. He was also a corporate pilot for KeyBank. He then flew for America West Airlines and US Airways until being laid off after the September 11 attacks. During his career as a commercial pilot he compiled over 12,000 hours of flight time.[3]

He then entered the banking industry with a position at Citizens Bank and is currently a business banking officer with a local bank.[3]

McLaughlin was elected to the state assembly on November 2, 2010, when he defeated incumbent Timothy P. Gordon.[4]

Personal life[edit]

McLaughlin resides in Melrose, New York, which is located in the Town of Schaghticoke.[2] He and his wife Maggie (née Bartis) were married in August 1991. They have two sons, Danny and Sean.[3]


  1. ^ "Legislative Preview: Meet The New Members". The Capitol. Manhattan Media. January 6, 2011. Retrieved March 17, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Steven F. McLaughlin: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 17, 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Election 2010 Profile: Steve McLaughlin". The Record. September 21, 2010. Retrieved March 17, 2011. 
  4. ^ Dan Bazile (January 1, 2011). "GOP has new, veteran faces". WNYT-TV. 

External links[edit]

New York Assembly
Preceded by
Timothy Gordon
Member of the New York Assembly
from the 107th district