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Thomas O'Mara's Biography

Office: State Senate (NY) - District 58, Republican, Conservative, Independence Party

Contact Information

Legislative Office Building, Room 406
Albany, NY 12247

333 East Water Street, Suite 301
Elmira, NY 14901

105 East Steuben Street
Bath, NY 14810

Full Name:

Thomas F. O'Mara

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Marilyn; 3 Children: Caroline, Catherine, Thomas

Birth Date:

05/31/1963

Birth Place:

Elmira, NY

Home City:

Big Flats, NY

Religion:

Catholic

JD, Syracuse University College of Law, 1988-1991

BA, Catholic University of America, 1985-1987

Attended, Saint John Fisher College, 1981-1984

Senator, New York State Senate, District 58, 2011-present

Candidate, New York State Senate, District 58, 2018

Assistant Minority Leader Pro Tempore, New York State Assembly, 2010

Assembly Member, New York State Assembly, District 137, 2005-2010

Former Member, Agriculture Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Banks Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Chair, Elections Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Energy Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Chair, Environmental Conservation Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Ethics and Guidance Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Finance Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Insurance Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Investigations and Government Operations Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Judiciary Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Legislative Commission on the Development of Rural Resources, New York State Senate

Former Chair, Republican Task Force on Medicaid Waste, Fraud, and Abuse, New York State Assembly

Former Member, Tourism Committee, New York State Assembly

Former Vice Chair, Transportation Committee, New York State Senate

Former Member, Ways and Means Committee, New York State Assembly

Partner, Barclay Damon, Limited Liability Partnership, 2014-present

Counsel, Chemung County Industrial Development Agency, present

Attorney/Partner, Davidson & O'Mara, Professional Corporation, 1994-2013

County Attorney, Chemung County, 2000-2004

District Attorney/Assistant District Attorney, Chemung County District Attorney's Office, 1997-1999

Assistant District Attorney, New York County District Attorney's Office, 1991-1994

Trade Specialist, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, United States Department of Transportation, 1985-1988

Member, Ancient Order of Hibernians, Elmira

Former Member, Board of Directors, Southern Tier Economic Growth

Member, Chemung County Bar Association

Former Director, Chemung/Schuyler Chapter, American Red Cross

Member, Farm Bureau of New York/Chemung County

Member, Horseheads Elks

Trustee, Horseheads Free Library

Member, Montour Falls Moose

Member, National Rifle Association (NRA)

Member, New York State Bar Association

Member, New York State County Attorneys Association

Member, New York State District Attorneys Association

Former Member, New York State Judicial Screening Committee, Chemung County

Former Director/Secretary, Saint Joseph's Hospital Board, Elmira

Member, Saint Mary Our Mother Parish, Horseheads

Former Member, Schuyler County Partnership for Economic Development.

Member, Shooters Committee on Political Education (SCOPE)

Member, Sons of the American Legion

Former Member, Southern Tier Organization to Reform Medicaid (STORM)

Member, Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council

Board Member, Wings of Eagles

Chair, Chemung/Schuyler Chapter, American Red Cross, 2001-2002

Committee Member, Chemung County Republican Committee, 1996

Awards:

Audubon New York
2018 William B. Hoyt Environmental Excellence Award
http://ny.audubon.org/press-release/nys-senator-thomas-f-o%E2%80%99mara-honored-audubon-new-york%E2%80%99s-william-hoyt-environmental

New York Library Association (NYLA)
2016 Senator Hugh Farley Outstanding Advocate of Libraries Award
https://www.nyla.org/max/4DCGI/cms/review.html?Action=CMS_Document&DocID=39&MenuKey=career

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