Anthony W. Petruccelli (born October 2, 1972) is the Massachusetts state senator for the First Suffolk and Middlesex district, which includes his neighborhood of East Boston and parts of Revere, Winthrop, and Cambridge. He is a Democrat who has served since 2007. Prior to serving in the Senate, he was a state representative from 1999 to 2007. Petruccelli was born and raised in East Boston, parents are Richard and Dianne (Tanner) Petruccelli. He is one of four children, Richard, Debra and Diana. He attended East Boston Central Catholic School, Boston Latin, and Boston College High School, where he was a 3 sport varsity athlete. He attended and played football at the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY. Upon completing 4 years at the University of Rochester, he returned home where he served as a Community Liaison for the East Boston Neighborhood to Mayor Thomas Menino.
He is currently living in East Boston with his wife, Alessandra (Coppola), and his two children Alexa and Anthony.
- "Member Profile – Anthony Petruccelli." Massachusetts General Court.
- Welch, William F.; James, Steven T. (eds., 2008). Public officers of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (2007–2008). p. 190. Massachusetts General Court.
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