Michael Reilly was elected to the New York State Assembly on November 6, 2018. His district is comprised of parts of Richmond County. As an Assemblyman, Michael will work to improve the state’s education system, ensure adequate funding for the schools and programs critical to his constituents, support law enforcement officers, combat the state’s devastating opioid crisis, and craft legislation to bolster public safety. Michael is dedicated to bringing together principal stakeholders, elected officials, and community partners to solve problems and make improvements to New York State. He has served as a volunteer with the NYC Community Education Council (CEC) for Staten Island and has represented CEC 31 since first being elected to the school board in 2009. Michael has served as President of CEC 31 since 2014. Michael is a retired New York City Police Lieutenant and served in the United States Army Reserves. Committed to making his community stronger, Michael has been a mentor and coach for the YMCA youth baseball league. Additionally, he volunteers as a member of the Board of Managers for the Staten Island YMCA. Michael, his wife, Mary, and their three children live in Eltingville.