Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Kathleen Passidomo (R)
Kathleen Passidomo
District Address:
Suite 203
3299 Tamiami Trail East
Naples, FL   34112
Phone: (239) 417-6205

Capitol Address:
404 South Monroe Street
330 Senate Office Building
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5028
political profile
  • Senate District:28
  • First Elected:2016
  • Terms Out:2026
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Collier,Hendry,Lee
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida Senate in 2016, reelected subsequently
    Florida House of Representatives, 2010-2016
  • Born:May 19, 1953, Jersey City, NJ
  • Moved to Florida:1979
  • Religious Affiliation:Roman Catholic
  • Education:Trinity University, Washington, D.C., B.A., 1975; Stetson University College of Law, J.D., 1978; The Florida Bar Board Certified Real Estate Lawyer
  • Occupation:Attorney; Kelly, Passidomo & Alba, LLP
  • Spouse:John M. Passidomo of Naples, FL
  • Children:Catarina, Francesca, Gabriella
  • Grandchildren:William, Emilio
  • Affiliations:The Florida Bar, Member
    Florida Bar Certified Real Estate Lawyer
    Florida Bar, Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section, Member
    Collier County Bar Association, Member
    Collier County Women's Bar Association, Member
    Collier County Real Estate Attorneys Section, Member
    Leadership Florida, Class XII
    Leadership Collier Class of 1991
    Leadership Marco Island Class of 2014
    Collier County Republican Club
    Collier County Women's Republican Club
    Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council, 2019-2020
    Marco Island Republican Club
  • Highlights:PACE Center for Girls, Collier, Leadership Award, 2019
    The Collier County Judiciary, Lion of the Law Award for Professionalism, 2019
    Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Dr. Frederick Haynes Legislator of the Year Award, 2018
    AARP "Capitol Caregivers" Award, 2018
    Florida Association for the Education of Young Children (FLAEYC), Legislative Advocacy Award, 2018
    Florida Council for Community Mental Health and the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Behavioral Health Legislative Leader Award, 2018
    Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), Champion of Housing Award, 2018
    Florida Agencies Serving the Blind, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2018
    PACE Center for Girls, Collier, Legislative Leadership Award, 2018
    Florida School Boards Association, Legislator of the Year Award, 2018
    Family Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2018
    Children's Forum, Senator of the Year Award, 2018
    The Association of Early Learning Coalitions, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2018
    Associated Industries of Florida (AIF), Champion for Business Award, 2018
    Community Association Network, Legislator of the Year Award, 2018
    The Florida Chamber of Commerce, Most Valuable Legislator (MVL), 2018
    Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF), Legislative Champion, 2018
    AARP Capitol Caregiver Award, 2017
    Associated Builders and Contractors of Florida, Legislator of the Year, 2017
    Florida Sheriffs Association, Friend of the Sheriff Award, 2017
    Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2017
    Florida Realtors, Legislative Champion, 2017
    Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Rosemary Barkett Outstanding Achievement Award, 2017
    Florida Bicycle Association, Elected Official Champion of the Year Award, 2016
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce, State Legislative Achievement Award, 2016
    Elder Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legislator of the Year, 2014, 2015
    Trial Law Section of The Florida Bar, Legislator of the Year, 2015
    Florida Council on Aging, Advocacy Award, 2014
    Florida Land Title Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
    Florida Bankers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
    American Institute of Architects, Florida Legislator of the Year, 2013
    Community Advocacy Network, Community Association Legislator of the Year Award, 2013
    Education Foundation of Collier County, "Glass Slipper" Award, 2010
    Legal Aid Service of Collier County, Florida Bar President's Pro Bono Service Award, 2010
    Naples Area Board of Realtors, Ad Miller Service Award, 2010
    Legal Aid Service of Collier County, Attorney of the Year, 2010
    Children's Advocacy Center of Collier County, Wallace Benevolent Award, 2007
    Collier County Women's Bar Association, Attorney of the Year, 2005
    Zonta Club of Naples, Yellow Rose Award, 2000
    Naples Daily News, Citizen of the Year, 2000
    Leadership Collier, Distinguished Alumni Award, 1996
    Girls, Incorporated of Naples - Collier County, "She Knows Where She's Going" Award, 1991
    The Florida Law Related Education Association of the Florida Bar, Attorney of the Year Award, 1990
  • Former Service:Statewide Council on Human Trafficking, 2017-2019
    Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council, 2017-2018
    State of Florida Commission on the Status of Women, Commissioner, 2001-2007; Treasurer, 2003-2005; Vice Chairman, 2005-2006; Chairman, 2006-2007
    Board of Supervisors of the Ave Maria Stewardship Community District, Member, 2004-2007
    Collier County Juvenile Justice Council, Founding Chairman
    Collier County Senior Resource Center, Founding Director
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