A practicing attorney for over 40 years, Meyers graduated from the Columbia University School of Law in 1966. Most recently, he was a partner in the Manhattan law firm of Meyers, Meyers & Tonachio. He was also active in his community, serving not only on the Wagner College Board of Trustees twice but also as chairman of Eger Lutheran Home and Services on Staten Island, a board member of RSVP/SERVE, a senior volunteer agency on Staten Island, and a member of Staten Island Community Board 1. In addition, he had been an adjunct professor at Wagner College and St. John's University, lecturing on constitutional law, securities regulation, and business law.
Survivors include his wife, Fran, as well as his two children and four grandchildren.