Now, more than ever, Cortland County NEEDS an experienced, successful, District Attorney to continue leading the fight against rising crime in our county. Now, more than ever, experience matters.


A quick look at Mark’s record:

  • Office boasts 84% felony trial conviction rate
  •  Personally prosecuted the Thibeault murder (defended by Pat Perfetti)
  •  Personally prosecuted the Pottorff murder
  •  Personally prosecuted the Wilkinson murder
  •  Personally prosecuted the West manslaughter
  •  Personally prosecuted the St. Mary’s armed robbery cases
  •  Has created “open and fair” policies with defense attorney to expedite cases
  •  Works with law enforcement agencies seamlessly to ensure efficiency, fairness and justice.


Legal Experience:

  • Cortland County District Attorney – 2 terms
  • Cortland County Attorney
  • Cortland Corporation Counsel
  • Practicing Attorney in Cortland, Syracuse & NYC
  • Acting Cortland City Court Judge
  • Senior Assistant DA, Onondaga County
  • Assistant DA, Bronx County
  • Adjunct Professor of Law, Syracuse University College of Law



  •  Fordham Law School, JD. (Law Review)
  • University of Wisconsin, MA
  • University of Rochester, BA
  • Cortland High School