Thomas Alfano

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Thomas Alfano
New York State Assembly District 21
Former representative
Term in office began
February 1996
Term in office ended
Political party Republican
Profession Counsel, Entwistle and Cappucci, LLC
Thomas Alfano (b. September 9, 1959) was a Republican member of the New York State Assembly. He represented District 21 from February 1996 -- after winning a special election -- until 2010. Alfano served as Assistant Minority Leader.

Alfano is counsel for Entwistle and Cappucci, Limited Liability Company. His professional experiences include counsel for New York State Senate Deputy Majority Leader Dean G. Skelos; partner of Lasora, Beneventano and Alfano, Civil LItigation; a former attorney for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom; and a former trial attorney for insurance companies.

Alfano earned a BA from Fordham University and a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law. He and his wife, Jacqueline, have three children; Thomas Junior, Jacqueline, and Stephanie.[1]



Alfano did not run for re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Alfano won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 21, defeating opponent Alan Smilowitz (D).

Alfano raised $23,800 for his campaign while Smilowitz raised $3,155.[2]

New York State Assembly, District 21 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Alfano (R) 31,440
Alan Smilowitz (D) 19,010

Campaign donors

In 2008, a year in which Alfano was up for re-election, he collected $23,800 in donations.[3]

Donor Amount
New York State Association of Realtors $1,500
Stephan Schector $1,000
Sewanhaka Federation of Teachers $1,000
King Umberto Inc $600

Committee assignments

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Political offices
Preceded by
New York Assembly - District 21
Succeeded by
Edward Ra (R)