|Address||8000 Henderson Hill Dr |
Conesus, New York , United States
|| 00, 1938
Oct 04, 2016 08:53pm
|Info||Joseph A. Errigo was born in Rochester in 1938. He was raised and lived on Carter Street in the City of Rochester where he attended Aquinas Institute and graduated in 1956. |
Following graduation, Mr. Errigo joined the United States Marine Corp Reserves. In 1962 he was given an Honorable Discharge. During that time Mr. Errigo also worked as a draftsman for the New York State Department of Transportation and as a commercial artist.
From 1965 until his retirement in 1995, Mr. Errigo worked for the State of New York as an official Court Reporter where he served in Supreme, County, Family and Surrogate Courts. Mr. Errigo was involved in thousands of cases during his tenure dealing with civil, criminal and family issues.
In 1978 Mr. Errigo started his first business, Tiro Reporting Service, with two partners. The company existed until 1999 and today Mr. Errigo serves as a consultant for Midtown Reporting Inc. Additionally, Mr. Errigo started a second small business in 1995, Errigo Sand & Gravel.
Mr. Errigo moved to the Town of Conesus in Livingston County in 1979 with his wife Kathy where they operated a small family farm.
For nearly 40 years Mr. Errigo has taken an active interest in public service and politics. He has worked on dozens of political campaigns, advised innumerable Judges, Legislators and Town Supervisors, and served on the Town of Conesus Republican Committee for more than 20 years, including 15 as Chairman.
In March of 1999 Governor Pataki nominated Mr. Errigo as the Livingston County Commissioner to the Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority. The Transportation Authority has a $42.5 million annual budget and serves more than 14 million passengers a year. He has also served on the Judicial Screening Committee of Livingston County. Mr. Errigo is also a member of East House and Rotary.
In the fall of 2000, Mr. Errigo was first elected to serve the residents of the 136th Assembly District that includes portions of Allegany, Livingston and Monroe Counties.
As a husband, father and grandfather, Mr. Errigo knows that children and families are the backbone of our state and that they deserve special support, which is why he was appointed by Assembly Minority Leader John J. Faso to serve as the Ranking Minority Member on the Assembly's Children and Families Committee. The committee has the responsibility for reviewing and analyzing legislation affecting child welfare, foster care, prevention services, child abuse and neglect, runaways, day care, adoption, juvenile justice, youth development and delinquency prevention programs and other services and initiatives for children and their families, including Family Court procedures.
Because of his ongoing commitment to revitalize the economy of Western New York, and his vast private sector experience as the owner and operator of small businesses, Mr. Errigo was also appointed to serve on the Economic Development, Job Creation, Commerce and Industry Committee. The committee reviews legislation that affects state agency operation in the areas of economic development, alcoholic beverage control and the licensing and registration of certain business operations including employment agencies, private investigators, security guard agencies, barbers and beauticians along with health clubs and franchises.
Mr. Errigo is committed to ensuring that all senior citizens across Western New York and throughout the State have the support they deserve. His selection to serve on the Assembly Aging Committee will help him address legislation and issues on a wide range of topics including real property taxation, health and community-based services for senior citizens. The committee works with legislative commissions and task forces to study issues and problems that affect New York State's senior citizen population.
Ensuring that individuals have access to affordable, high-quality health care has been, and continues to be, one of Mr. Errigo's top priorities and his selection to serve on the Assembly Minority's Nursing Shortage Task Force will allow him to listen to and work with nurses, health care providers, educators, patients, professional nursing associations and government agencies to improve patient care and stimulate interest in nursing as a career.
Mr. Errigo was also appointed to serve on the Assembly Housing Committee which is responsible for legislation concerning housing development and preservation and its purview also includes jurisdiction over rent regulation.
Mr. Errigo has three children, Sam age 37 lives in Tampa, Florida, Mary Ellen age 34 lives in Greece, New York and Joe age 35 lives in Houston, Texas. Mr. & Mrs. Errigo have five grandchildren.