Anthony L. Burfoot
Vice Mayor, City of Norfolk

Anthony L. Burfoot was born in Norfolk, Virginia and educated in Norfolk’s public school system.  Upon graduation from Lake Taylor High School, he completed undergraduate and graduate studies at Virginia State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration and a Master’s Degree in Educational and Administrative Supervision.

Elected to the Norfolk City Council on July 1, 2002, representing Ward 3, Burfoot was elected as Vice Mayor on January 23, 2007.

He currently chairs the Fairmont Park Task Force, Norview Task Force, Broad Creek Renaissance Steering Committee, Ward 3 Coalition which is comprised of Ward 3 civic leagues, and he co-chairs the Health & Human Development Committee.  He was appointed by the Governor’s Commission for Health Reform.

He is a member of the Hampton Roads Planning Council, Bell Diamond Home Buyers Association Board of Directors, YMCA, Community Development Board, and a former member of the Norfolk Economic Development Authority.

With an extensive background in education, he has served as a Math/Science teacher in the public school system and an Adjunct professor of Mathematics and Education at the Norfolk and Virginia Beach campuses of Tidewater Community College.

While attending Virginia State University, Mr. Burfoot played football and was a Division II All American for three years.  His love of sports led him to coach football and basketball in the Richmond public school system for two years.

He currently works as an independent insurance broker, specializing in the areas of life and annuities health.  He is the CEO for Better Days Foundation, Inc., and the President and CEO of Urban Restoration Development & Consulting, LLC.

Mr. Burfoot is married and is the proud father of four beautiful daughters.  He attends Pleasant Grove Baptist Church and is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.


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