Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Joseph Abruzzo (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Joseph Abruzzo
District Address:
Suite 209
8177 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL   33434-4022
Phone: (561) 470-2086

Capitol Address:
402 South Monroe Street
406 House Office Building
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5081
political profile
  • House District:81
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2024
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Palm Beach
  • District Information:view District 81 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2016
    House Democratic Whip, 2016-2018
    Florida Senate, 2012-2016
    Senate Democratic Whip, 2014-2016
    Florida Senate, 2012-2016
    Florida House of Representatives, 2008-2012
  • Born:August 14, 1980
  • Moved to Florida:1999
  • Religious Affiliation:Catholic
  • Education:Lynn University, BA, 2003
  • Occupation:Businessman
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Riley, Joseph Constantine II
  • Affiliations:Palm Beach County Democratic Executive Committee, Member
    United South County Democratic Club, Member
    Democratic Club of Greater Boynton Beach, Member
    Mid-County Democratic Club, Member
    Central Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Greater Boynton Beach Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Delray Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Wellington Chamber of Commerce, Member
    Palm Beach County Voters Coalition, Member
    Florida Alliance for Retired Americans, Member
    National Organization of Women, Member
    National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, Heroes' Circle
    U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Member
    Washington, D.C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial, Founding Member
  • Highlights:Florida Building & Trades Council, Appreciation Award, 2016 Florida League of Cities, Inc., Legislative Appreciation Award, 2016
    Jewish Family Services, Recognition of your Efforts, 2016
    Lake Clarke Shores, Key to the Town, 2016
    Palm Beach County Medical Society, President's Award, (2016 & 2010)
    100% Voting Record in Session, 2015
    Ally for Equality Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2015
    Independent Colleges & Universities of Florida, Distinguished Alumni Award (2015, 2014, 2011 & 2009)
    Palm Beach County League of Cities, Legislator of the Year Award, 2015
    Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc., Friend of Enterprise, 2014
    FAU College of Medicine, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2014
    Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, Senatorial Leadership Awards, 2014
    Jewish Family Services Appreciation Award, 2014
    Place of Hope Legislative Award, 2014
    Boynton Beach Mental Health Initiative & The Lake Worth Connection, Certificate of Appreciation, 2013
    Alzheimer's Community Care, Award of Appreciation, 2012
    Junior League of the Palm Beaches, Friend of the League Award, 2012
    National Association of Social Workers, Legislator of the Year, 2012
    Progressive Caucus of Florida, Middle Class Champion, 2012
  • Former Service:Health Care District Board of Palm Beach County, Board Commissioner, 2010-2013
    Palm Beach County Legislative Delegation, Chairman, 2011-2012
    Public Service Commission Nominating Council, Board Member, 2010-2011
    Palm Beach County Consumer Affairs Hearing Board, 2008
    City of Boca Raton, Education Advisory Board, 2002-2003
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