Neil lives on Ivy Street with his partner, Laura Weisel, and her two children, both graduates of Brookline High School.
Neil has worked with both technology and consumer products companies and is currently president of N.R. Gordon & Company, Inc., a corporate finance consulting firm. He has a strong history of public and community service, served on active duty with the United States Navy, and is a Vietnam veteran. He is an avid sailor and cyclist.
At the 2014 Annual Town Meeting, Neil sponsored a resolution honoring the memory of Brookline veterans. More recently, on behalf of Precinct One residents, he shepherded traffic improvements at the intersection of Amory and Worthington Streets, and with other P1C Town Meeting Members, Neil organized the original #HydrantChallenge this snowy February to clear hydrants at the precinct level.†
Elected as a Brookline Constable in 2013 and a Town Meeting Member in 2009, Neil was endorsed for both positions by the Brookline PAX Campaign Committee.† He is a member of the Brookline Recorded Vote Coalition, the Brookline Green Caucus and the Brookline VFW.