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Dean Skelos' Biography

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Full Name:

Dean G. Skelos




Wife: Gail; 1 Child: Adam

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Birth Place:

Rockville Centre, NY

Home City:

Rockville Centre, NY

JD, Fordham University School of Law, 1975

BA, History, Washington College, 1970

Former Temporary President/Majority Leader, New York State Senate

Former President Pro Tempore, New York State Senate

Former Republican Conference Leader, New York State Senate

Majority Leader, New York State Senate, 2008, 2011, 2015

Senator, New York State Senate, 1984-2015

Deputy Majority Leader for Legislative Operations, New York State Senate, 1995-2008

Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, District 19, 1981-1982

Former Member, Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment

Former Chair, NextGen Task Force

Counsel, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, Professional Corporation

Member, Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Program Review Board, 1998-present

Member, Capital Program Review Board

Member, Nassau Republican Committee

Member, National Conference of Insurance Legislators

Member, National Conference of State Legislators

Member, New York State Republican Committee

Member, Order of American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association

Member, Rockville Centre Kiwanis

Member, Rockville Centre Republican Committee

Member, Sons of Italy

Member, State Legislative Leaders Foundation

Member, Valley Stream Elks

Member, Board of Directors, State Legislative Leaders Foundation, 1998