Graduates Stony Brook University
Graduates St. John's Law School
Dec. 2, 1994
Marries Colleen West Levy
Elected to the State Assembly from the 5th District in south-central Suffolk
Upsets favored William Cunningham in a Democratic primary for Suffolk County executive
Beats Republican Ed Romaine for Suffolk County executive, ending 12 years of Republican rule. Three-term incumbent Republican Robert Gaffney did not seek re-election.
Jan. 1, 2004
Sworn in as county executive, promises to streamline government, slash patronage and curb spending
Cross-endorsed by Republicans, Levy romps to victory with 96 percent of the vote
Nov. 18, 2008
Changes registration to Republican to run for governor
July 30, 2010
Levy, denied the Republican Party's nomination, formally gives up bid for governor
Former Suffolk County Legis. George Guldi is sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for insurance fraud and grand larceny. Guldi had said in an affidavit that Levy used his influence to provide protection for the criminal acts of a key witness in the case. Levy, who was not called as a witness, denied the allegation.
Announces he will not seek a third term.