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Mark Grisanti
Mark Grisanti.jpg
New York Senate District 60
In office
2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$172/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCanisius College
J.D.Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Office website
Mark Grisanti is a Republican member of the New York State Senate, representing District 60. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Grisanti earned his B.A. in English from Canisius College and his J.D. from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. His professional experience includes practicing law at his grandfather's firm for over eighteen years.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Grisanti served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Environmental Conservation, Chair
Higher Education
Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Grisanti served on these committees:



See also: New York State Senate elections, 2012

Grisanti ran in the 2012 election for New York State Senate District 60. He defeated Kevin T. Stocker in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. Grisanti defeated Marie C. Clark and Brian J. Siklinski in the Independence primary. He defeated Michael L. Amodeo (D) and Gregory L. Davis (W) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

New York State Senate, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Grisanti Incumbent 50.2% 63,683
     Democratic Michael L. Amodeo 35.6% 45,140
     Conservative Charles M. Swanick 11.8% 15,027
     Working Families Party Gregory L. Davis 2.4% 3,078
Total Votes 126,928
New York State Senate, District 60 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Grisanti Incumbent 59.6% 5,806
Kevin Stocker 40.4% 3,930
Total Votes 9,736
New York State Senate, District 60 Independence Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Grisanti Incumbent 68.1% 504
Marie Clark 21.8% 161
Brian Siklinski 10.1% 75
Total Votes 740

Grisanti did not receive the endorsement of the Conservative Party due to his vote in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage.[3]


See also: New York State Senate elections, 2010

Grisanti ran unopposed in the September 14 Republican primary. Grisanti defeated incumbent Antoine Thompson (D) in the general election on November 2.

New York State Senate, General Election Results, District 60 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Marc Grisanti (R) 33,243
Antoine Thompson (D) 32,724

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Mark Grisanti is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Mark Grisanti raised a total of $1,588,106 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 23, 2013.[4]

Mark Grisanti's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Senate, District 60 Won $1,555,765
2010 New York State Senate, District 60 Won $32,341
Grand Total Raised $1,588,106


Mark Grisanti won re-election to the New York State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Mark Grisanti raised a total of $1,555,765.
New York State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Grisanti's campaign in 2012
New York State Senate Republican Campaign Cmte$551,800
Erie County Republican Party$78,000
Intrust Wealth Management$33,600
Singer, Andrew$16,800
Bloomberg, Michael R$16,800
Total Raised in 2012$1,555,765
Source:Follow the Money


In 2010, Grisanti raised a total of $32,341 in campaign contributions.[5]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Grisanti, Mark $4,270
Cmte for Economic Growth $3,500
Kaskie, James R. $1,500
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 22 $1,500


Grisanti and his wife Maria have three children.

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