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District 8

Mike Torcello
Biography
Mike Torcello
Mike Torcello
Mike Torcello, a Western New York Harness Horsemen's Association board member, boasts a long involvement in the sport. He was first exposed to harness racing through his uncle, Ralph Torcello, who owned Standardbreds in western New York. Currently the owner of 15 horses and a USTA member since 1979, Torcello was a trainer from 1982 through 1998 before deciding to attend law school at SUNY-Buffalo. Since graduating, Torcello has worked as an attorney at Doran & Murphy, PLLC in Buffalo, where he specializes in representing railroad workers. He is a married father of two college-aged children. His wife is an elementary school teacher in the Orchard Park, N.Y., district. She taught third grade for years and is now a math intervention specialist. His son is attending Harvard Law School while his daughter is an undergraduate at SUNY-Geneseo. Torcello's cousin, also named Mike Torcello, is the track superintendent at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

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TERM EXPIRES: 2021 (Membership Director)