Joe Tirone

Running for State Assembly 63rd District

Tirone was born in West Brighton, and received an MBA in Finance from St. John’s University, Grymes Hill. He has worked in real estate for the last 20 years, and is on the board of directors at the Staten Island Board of Realtors.

He is also a founding board member of Zone A New York, a non-profit that assists residents in getting state and federal recovery assistance.

The Advance Staten Island Advance cited Tirone as among the 10 most inspirational Islanders of 2013.

On the campaign he said, “I am hoping that my campaign will replace this growing apathy with a feeling of hope — and inspire fellow residents to truly believe that each individual can and will make a difference going forward.”