Paul Burgdorf, District 23:
Paul J. Burgdorf was elected to his first term in the Albany County Legislature in November 2015 to represent the 23rd District, and continues in his role as Deputy Minority Leader of the Republican and Conservative Conference. His district encompasses parts of Latham, Loudonville, and Colonie – including North Colonie and South Colonie school districts, and the Crossings of Colonie.
In January 2018 and 2019, Paul made Albany County history by becoming the first Republican Chairman of the Legislature’s Public Works Committee. He continues to be a critical leading voice on the ongoing revitalization of multiple major roads in his district, and remains a staunch advocate for public safety, taxpayer dollars, and accountability in County government.
Paul has lived in the district he represents for almost 40 years, where he and his wife Jane raised their family and supported many youth, senior, civic, and philanthropic organizations. He is a graduate of SUNY Albany (BA), and has a distinguished executive career in public service that includes association management in the New York State construction industry, staff leadership in the NYS Senate, and senior management of the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York and the Town of Colonie.