Taylor is currently a sophomore in the Carroll School of Management where he is concentrating in Finance. Taylor is also minoring in Mathematics in the College of Arts and Sciences. Although not set in stone, Taylor plans on adding another concentration in Corporate Reporting and Analysis and another minor in History. Taylor graduated from Yorktown High School in Yorktown Heights, New York as an AP Scholar with distinction.
This is Taylor's second year with the Eagles. Prior to arriving on The Heights, Taylor had no formal water polo experience. He had been a member of BGNW Marlins Swim Team where he held the title of senior captain. In addition, Taylor was a five year member of YHS Men's Varsity Swim Team where he held the title of captain for two years.
Taylor is the third son of Joe Palumbo and Ginger Smith. His older brothers Andrew (SUNY Binghamton 2009) and Evan (Bucknell University 2012) both swam at the Division I level for four years. Taylor has lived in Yorktown Heights, New York his entire life.