At Central, Steve captained the football team, played baseball and basketball, and ran track. In the 1969 NH-VT Shrine Football Game (NH 38-VT 20), he scored three touchdowns and was named MVP. Steve graduated from the University of Massachusetts where he continued to play football. As a senior, he was named to the Kodak Small College All-America Football Team. He played professionally with two National Football League teams, one year with the New England Patriots and six with the Chicago Bears as a wide receiver and punt returner. Steve has over 14 years of experience in the investment industry; he has been with First Albany since 1987 and is currently Senior Vice President. He is extensively involved in and committed to his community. He founded the Panteli-Kotrotsios Golf Tournament which has raised over $700,000 for various charities. A past board member of NHEaster Seals, he also serves as a board member of the Little Green Gridiron Club. Steve is married to the former Sandra Magnuson and they have three children - Stacie, Stephanie, and Scott.