Allen Cappelli is a practicing attorney from Staten Island. Cappelli also serves on the NYC Advisory Commission on Real Estate Tax reform. During his nearly four decades of Public Service he has worked for Governor Mario Cuomo and the Manhattan and Bronx Borough Presidents. He has served as a Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board Member, Chairman of the Unemployment Insurance Appeal Board, as Civil Service Commission member, as vice chairman and land use chairman for Staten Island's Community Board One, and as a Commissioner on the New York State Charter Commission for Staten Island. He has served as a board member for Project Hospitality, St. Vincent's Medical Center of Richmond, and president of Staten Island Community Television.
He received a BA in Economics and Political Science from the City University of New York and Graduated Cum Laude with a Juris Doctor from New York Law School.