A Life-Long Bronxite

John Doyle is a life-long Bronxite who was born in Pelham Bay and has lived on City Island for nearly 30 years. He was born to James and Teresa Doyle and is the oldest of their four children. He is a graduate of P.S. 175, Fordham Preparatory School, and received his bachelors’degree from Le Moyne College in Syracuse, New York. Since his college years, John has been involved in campaigns to inspire political change and social justice. After he graduated college, John chose to pursue a career in public service by working for the New York State Senate.

A Community Leader

As a District and Community Affairs Director, John’s efforts included bringing Cross County Bank to Van Nest, securing the first air monitoring of the Throggs Neck interstate corridor, and pushing to shutter questionable quality of life nuisances within Pelham Bay. He also secured video surveillance cameras at Keane Square, Veterans Bicentennial, and Van Nest parks. During the foreclosure crisis, John advocated for implementing landmark legislation at the local level, forcing negligent banks to secure dozens of properties throughout the district. He also arranged successful town halls to restore bus service between Country Club and Westchester Square.