Dave Syverson's Profile

Dave Syverson
35th District

Dave Syverson has served as the State Senator for the 35th Senate District since 1993.

Born in Chicago, Dave was raised and educated in Rockford where he raised his two children. Dave comes from a financial background and is currently working with Williams Manny in Rockford. In addition, he is a partner in a number of other business interests. Dave is also involved in many local charitable causes; one near and dear to him is the building of playgrounds in under-served areas and at local schools.

Dave has sponsored and passed over 100 pieces of legislation aimed at improving the quality of life for Illinois families, seniors, and those with special needs. Dave sponsored and helped pass Illinois’ historic welfare reform legislation, the children’s health insurance program, the largest gaming expansion bill ever passed in the State of Illinois, sweeping Medicaid & long-term care reforms, pension reform, and the Home Fraud Protection Act.

Outside of his Senate obligations, Dave is a member of several area Chambers of Commerce, the Rockford Area Economic Development Council, the Rockford Machine Tool Association, the National Federation of Independent Business, the National Association of Financial Planners and serves on the Board of Mercyhealth System.