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Meet the Town Supervisor

The supervisor is the Chief Executive Officer of the town and a member of the Town Board. Supervisor Vecchio has served in this position since 1978, making him the longest presiding supervisor in New York State.

Elected to a four-year term and serving in a full-time capacity, the supervisor formulates the town budget and submits it to the Town Council for approval.

Supervisor Vecchio received a baseball scholarship to St. John's University, where he received a bachelor's degree in English. He was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged in 1954. In 1955, he became a New York City police officer, serving as detective sergeant as well as chief of security for Mayor John Lindsay from 1966-1973, before retiring in 1975.

A life-long public servant, prior to his tenure as Town Supervisor, Pat Vecchio was the assistant director of special investigations for the New York State Tax Department.

Supervisor Vecchio belongs to numerous local boards and service organizations. He is a graduate of St. John’s University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He took graduate courses in Public Administration at Baruch College and has taught the subject at C.W. Post College. He resides in Ft. Salonga section of Smithtown.

Supervisor Patrick Vecchio’s first annual report to Smithtown residents highlights some of the years accomplishments. Read the full report here ..

The Supervisor's office can be contacted at 631-360-7600 or by email .