Office of the Albany County Legislature

Paul J. Burgdorf (R)

Paul J. Burgdorf, District 23

Albany County Legislative District 23

7 Chippendale Ct.
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 669-1234

Paul J. Burgdorf was elected to his first term in the Albany County Legislature in November of 2015 to represent the 23rd District. The district encompasses parts of Latham and Loudonville - north of Albany Shaker Road between Osborne Road and the Northway and parts of the Village of Colonie, north of Barker Street, Hunting Road and Sand Creek roads.

Paul came to Albany County as a college student in 1974, moved to Colonie in 1978 and fell in love with the area.  It is here he and his wife would raise their family.  He is a graduate of SUNY Albany (BA).  He has a distinguished career in public service which includes association management in the New York State construction industry, working for the NYS Senate, the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, and the Town of Colonie.  Paul was elected to four terms as Councilman in the Town of Colonie, which included service as Deputy Supervisor. Through these various experiences, Paul became an expert in the local and state legislative process, solid waste management, and municipal administration, finance and construction.  

Long active in local community activities, Paul is particularly proud of his volunteer work and support of youth sports in North Colonie, The Colonie Community Foundation, the Mohawk Hudson Humane Society, Colonie Youth Centers, Inc. and Colonie Senior Service Centers, Inc.  He is an avid sportsman and member of the West Albany Rod and Gun Club and remains a social member of the Stanford Heights Fire Department where he was an active volunteer fire fighter.

 Paul and his wife, Jane are long-time residents of Latham having lived in his legislative district for over 31 years. They have three adult children: Jessica, Michelle and Paul lll, three grandchildren: Xander, Maddux and Theodor and two rescue dogs, Ritz and Cher.

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