About John Perone

Attorney and retired state Supreme Court Judge John Perone has served his community in many ways, from private practice to roles in local, state, and federal government. A lifelong resident of the state of New York, he currently practices as a partner in the firm of McMillan, Constabile, Maker & Perone in Larchmont. Judge John Perone combines his counsel duties with service on the Character Fitness Committee of the Ninth and Tenth Judicial Districts and as a Designated Hearing Officer at the city, county, and federal levels.rnrnAppointed as a judge on the New York state Supreme Court in 1996, Judge Perone sat on the Supreme Courts of Bronx and Westchester Counties for a combined total of six years. Prior to this, John Perone had been employed by the state government for 26 years, including 10 years as counsel to New York State senators. He also became a New York State Assemblyman, elected in 1978 and re-elected for four sequential terms on behalf of Westchester County’s Sound Shore Communities. During this time, he served on the Education, Judiciary, Codes, and Housing Committees as well as the Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee. Most notably, he contributed as a Ranking Member of the Environmental Conservation Committee.rnrnPrior to his involvement in state government, John Perone performed locally as a councilman for the town of Mamaroneck. His four years in this role followed four years early in his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County.rnrnJohn Perone returned to private practice in 2002 following his retirement as a judge. He maintains active membership in several professional, fraternal, and service organizations including the Knights of Columbus, the Elks, and the Knights Templar. Having earned recognition as an Eagle Scout, he is proud to contribute as General Counsel for the Westchester/Putnam Council of the Boy Scouts of America. John Perone is also a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for the Council, and is a recipient of the Silver Beaver Award.


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