Bachelor of Science, Skidmore College, 1952.
Chairman Chief Executive Officer Coradian Corporation, 1959. President Balanced Investors Service, 1960—1968. Member New York State Senate from District 43, Albany, 1976—2008, assistant majority leader, 1989—1995, majority leader, 1995—2008.
Chief Executive Officer Certified Medical Assistant Consulting Services, Latham, New York, since 2008. Chairman sub committee on impact of taxes on small business, 1976-1977, senate consumer protection committee, 1979-1984, vice chairman legislation commission on solid waste management, 1985-1989, chairman senate insurance committee, 1985-1989, chairman legislation committee on public private cooperation, 1989-1995. Chairman senate elections committee, 1989-1993, chairman senate commerce, economic development & small business committee, 1993-1995.
Served in1954 United States Army, 1952-1954, Korean War.
Member, chairman Rensselaer County Republican Committee, 1974-1977. Delegate Republican National Convention, 1976, past president New York State Association Young Representatives. Member Italian Community Center, Troy, New York, Troy Boy's Club, Troy Music Hall Association.
Member New York State Sheriffs Association (honorary), St. Mary's Academy Alumni Association (past pres), New York State Junior Chamber of Commerce (past vice president), Society ofthe Friends of St. Patrick (board directors), Veterans of Foreign Wars (Brunswick Post 831), Elks.
Married Barbara Frasier. Children: Joseph, Susan, Kenneth, Catherine.