Lori Berman

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Lori Berman
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Florida House of Representatives, District 90
In office
2010 - present
Term ends
November 18, 2014
Years in position 5
Base salary$29,687/year
Per diem$131/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits4 terms (8 years)
Bachelor'sTufts University, 1980
J.D.George Washington University Law School, 1983
OtherUniversity of Miami Law School, 2002
Date of birthJune 27, 1958
Place of birthNew York, New York
Office website
Lori Berman (b. June 27, 1958) is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing District 90. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Berman earned her B.A. from Tufts University, J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and LL.M. in Estate Planning from the University of Miami Law School. Her professional experience includes working as an attorney for the firm Belson and Lewis, practicing estate planning law. She previously practiced regulatory and real estate law and worked as an in-house counsel for a federal savings bank.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Berman served on the following committees:

Florida Committee Assignments, 2013
Rules & Calendar
Public Counsel Oversight


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berman served on the following committees:



See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2012

Berman won election in the 2012 election for Florida House of Representatives District 90. Berman ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Sean Michael Kasper (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1]

Florida House of Representatives, District 90, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLori Berman Incumbent 67.7% 43,517
     Republican Sean Michael Kasper 32.3% 20,775
Total Votes 64,292


See also: Florida House of Representatives elections, 2010

Berman defeated Carole Penny Kaye in the August 24 primary.[2]

Florida House of Representatives, District 86 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Lori Berman 10,503 79.11%
Carole Penny Kaye 2,774 20.89%

Berman was unopposed in the November 2 general election.[3]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Berman is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Berman raised a total of $250,086 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.[4]

Lori Berman's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Florida State House, District 90 Won $120,491
2010 Florida State House, District 86 Won $129,595
Grand Total Raised $250,086


Berman won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Berman raised a total of $120,491.
Florida House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Lori Berman's campaign in 2012
Hospital Corp of America$2,500
Florida Dental Association$2,000
Florida Beer Wholesalers Association$1,500
Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Local 2928$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$120,491
Source:Follow the Money


Berman won election to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Berman raised a total of $129,595.


Berman and her husband, Jeffrey Ganeles, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Irving Slosberg (D)
Florida House District 90
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Maria Sachs
Florida House District 86
Succeeded by
Mark Pafford (D)