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Albert, Thomas (R)

State Representative District 86
Office: CB 3-H-351
Term: 3rd
Phone: (517) 373-0846
Home Address: Lowell, MI
Seat Number: 53
Standing Committees: Appropriations(C)
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


Rep. Thomas Albert was elected to his first term as state representative in November 2016.


After graduating college he was commissioned as a Marine Corps Officer and spent the next year attending training schools in order to enter the operational forces.

In 2009, Albert deployed to Iraq as an advisor to the Iraqi Army in the Anbar Province. After leaving active duty, he continued to serve as a reservist until 2013.

After completing his MBA in 2013, Albert worked as an investor for the State of Michigan Retirement Systems.

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Albert, click here.


He attended the University of Michigan where he majored in both political science and history. After completing military service, Albert used the G.I. Bill to attain a Master of Business Administration from Michigan State University with a concentration in finance. He then obtained the Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst certification.


Albert and his wife Erica live in Lowell and have three children.


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