Neil Manzella was elected to the 3rd Town Council District in a Special Election on April 25th, 2023 after the post was vacated by Kevin LaValle’s election to Town Clerk.
Prior to being a Town Councilmember, Neil worked for the William Floyd Union Free School District, Longwood Central School District, and Middle Country Public Library in the field of information technology. Through these positions, Neil has gained a strong understanding of the value technology brings to efficiency and innovation. He also worked at Suffolk County Board of Elections for several years training Poll Inspectors on the new voting machine technology. Most recently, Neil served the town in the Brookhaven Town Assessor's office for five years. During this time, Neil developed a deep understanding of the assessment and taxing system and the ways in which it impacts the community. He assisted countless taxpayers by correcting inaccurate assessments on their homes or businesses. As a Town Councilman, Neil is committed to using his experience and knowledge to make improvements to town procedures that will have a positive impact on the lives of our residents.
Neil, and his wife Rebecca, reside in Selden where they are raising their two children Neil and Layla.