Daniel Coffey, Town Board Member

Current Four Year Term of Office:
January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019

Served Since:
January 1, 2019

Phone:
(518) 439-4955, ext 1164

Email:
dcoffey@townofbethlehem.org

Dan Coffey

Biography:
Dan Coffey joined the Town Board in January 2019. He previously served on the Town’s Planning Board (2009) and as Chair of the Town’s Zoning Board of Appeals (2010-2017). He also served on the Town’s Comprehensive Plan Assessment Committee (2013). Dan is an attorney and partner of the Albany law firm Bowitch & Coffey, LLC, practicing in the areas of environmental/land use and insurance-related litigation. He volunteers as an attorney mentor in Bethlehem Youth Court, serves an assistant-volunteer at the Albany County Family Court, and is a member of the Third Judicial District’s Committee on Character and Fitness. In 2016, Dan was President of the Albany County Bar Association and he currently serves as an officer on that board’s charitable foundation. Dan is a graduate of Union College of Schenectady (BA, political science), Columbia University (Master of Public Administration) and Georgetown University Law Center (juris doctor). He previously worked for the U.S. Congressional Budget Office and General Accounting Office in Washington before relocating to the Capital Region. Dan, his wife Eileen, and their two daughters live in central Delmar. In his spare time, Dan can be seen running or biking on the streets of Bethlehem.