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}}{{tnr}}'''Steven Cymbrowitz''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 45 since 2001. Cymbrowitz is also chair of the Majority Program Committee, New York State Assembly and secretary for the Assembly's Majority Conference, New York State Assembly.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Steven Cymbrowitz''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 45.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. Cymbrowitz serves as chair of the Majority Program Committee and as secretary for the Assembly's Majority Conference in the New York State Assembly.
  
Cymbrowitz's professional experiences include director of housing and community development, Metropolitan New York; coordinating council on Jewish poverty; assistant commissioner for Division of Housing Production Finance, New York City Department Housing Preservation and Development; assistant commissioner for Division of Homeless Housing Development; deputy commissioner for Development at Housing Preservation and Development; director of intergovernmental relations, New York City Housing Authority; and executive director of North Brooklyn Development Corporation.
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==Biography==
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Cymbrowitz earned his B.A. from Long Island University Charles William Post Campus, his M.A. in Social Work from Adelphi University and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55177 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Cymbrowitz]</ref>
  
Cymbrowitz earned his BA from Long Island University Charles William Post Campus; MA in social work from Adelphi University; and JD from Brooklyn Law School.  He is married to Vilma Huertas. <ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55177 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Cymbrowitz]</ref>
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His professional experience includes working as director of housing and community development for Metropolitan New York, serving on the coordinating council on Jewish poverty, as an assistant commissioner for Division of Housing Production Finance, as an assistant commissioner for Division of Homeless Housing Development, as a deputy commissioner for Development at Housing Preservation and Development, as a director of intergovernmental relations for New York City's Housing Authority and as an executive director of North Brooklyn Development Corporation.[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/55177/steven-cymbrowitz#.Udxwn1Ohvt4]
  
 
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On February 13, 2013, New York legislators introduced eight bills to "sweeten" government employee pensions.  The nonpartisan Citizens Budget Commission released a chart of these bills and their costs, totaling $1.311 billion for the state government and $46 million for local governments.  Cymbrowitz sponsored one of these eight.<ref>[http://www.cbcny.org/cbc-blogs/blogs/busy-day-albany Citizens Budget Commission, "A Busy Day in Albany," February 20, 2013]</ref>  E.J. McMahon of the pro-market Empire State Center for New York Policy criticized the bills but placed major responsibility for them on Governor [[Andrew Cuomo]], who in 2012 raised the possibility of better pension deals if the economy improved.<ref>[http://www.nytorch.com/?p=7131 E.J. McMahon, Empire State Center for New York Policy, "Pension follies continue," February 21, 2013]</ref>  The ''New York Daily News'' published an editorial against the bills on February 21, denouncing the proposals as examples of "incorrigible recklessness with the public’s money."<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/-article-1.1269289 ''New York Daily News'', "More, more, always more," February 21, 2013]</ref>
 
On February 13, 2013, New York legislators introduced eight bills to "sweeten" government employee pensions.  The nonpartisan Citizens Budget Commission released a chart of these bills and their costs, totaling $1.311 billion for the state government and $46 million for local governments.  Cymbrowitz sponsored one of these eight.<ref>[http://www.cbcny.org/cbc-blogs/blogs/busy-day-albany Citizens Budget Commission, "A Busy Day in Albany," February 20, 2013]</ref>  E.J. McMahon of the pro-market Empire State Center for New York Policy criticized the bills but placed major responsibility for them on Governor [[Andrew Cuomo]], who in 2012 raised the possibility of better pension deals if the economy improved.<ref>[http://www.nytorch.com/?p=7131 E.J. McMahon, Empire State Center for New York Policy, "Pension follies continue," February 21, 2013]</ref>  The ''New York Daily News'' published an editorial against the bills on February 21, denouncing the proposals as examples of "incorrigible recklessness with the public’s money."<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/-article-1.1269289 ''New York Daily News'', "More, more, always more," February 21, 2013]</ref>
  
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===Sponsored legislation===
 
*Assembly Bill 4914, sponsored by [[Peter Abbate]], [[William Colton]], [[Jeffrion Aubry]], [[William Boyland]], [[Barbara Clark]], [[Vivian Cook]], Cymbrowitz, [[Dennis Gabryszak]], [[Earlene Hill Hooper]], [[Jose Rivera]], [[Matthew Titone]], and [[Harvey Weisenberg]], would give all non-correction officers in the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision a performance of duty disability benefit worth 75% of their final average salary.  This bill would cost the state an estimated $100,000 in increased pension contributions.<ref>[http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=%0D%0At&bn=A04914&term=&Summary=Y Bill summary for NY Assembly Bill 4914, accessed March 12, 2013]</ref>
 
*Assembly Bill 4914, sponsored by [[Peter Abbate]], [[William Colton]], [[Jeffrion Aubry]], [[William Boyland]], [[Barbara Clark]], [[Vivian Cook]], Cymbrowitz, [[Dennis Gabryszak]], [[Earlene Hill Hooper]], [[Jose Rivera]], [[Matthew Titone]], and [[Harvey Weisenberg]], would give all non-correction officers in the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision a performance of duty disability benefit worth 75% of their final average salary.  This bill would cost the state an estimated $100,000 in increased pension contributions.<ref>[http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=%0D%0At&bn=A04914&term=&Summary=Y Bill summary for NY Assembly Bill 4914, accessed March 12, 2013]</ref>
  
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====Endorsements====
 
*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
 
  
 
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===2012===
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
In 2010, Cymbrowitz received $119,333 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
 
In 2010, Cymbrowitz received $119,333 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/grid.phtml?s=NY&y=2010&#fC Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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In 2012, Cymbrowitz’s endorsements included the following:
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*32BJ/SEIU<ref>[http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/32bjseiu-endorses-for-state-senate-assembly ''New York Daily News,'' "32BJ/SEIU Endorses For State Senate, Assembly," August 1, 2012]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Cymbrowitz is married to Vilma Huertas.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=55177 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=55177 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
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Revision as of 04:10, 25 October 2013

Steven Cymbrowitz
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New York State Assembly District 45
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLong Island University Charles William Post Campus
Master'sAdelphi University
J.D.Brooklyn Law School
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Steven Cymbrowitz is a Democratic member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 45. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000. Cymbrowitz serves as chair of the Majority Program Committee and as secretary for the Assembly's Majority Conference in the New York State Assembly.

Biography

Cymbrowitz earned his B.A. from Long Island University Charles William Post Campus, his M.A. in Social Work from Adelphi University and his J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.[1]

His professional experience includes working as director of housing and community development for Metropolitan New York, serving on the coordinating council on Jewish poverty, as an assistant commissioner for Division of Housing Production Finance, as an assistant commissioner for Division of Homeless Housing Development, as a deputy commissioner for Development at Housing Preservation and Development, as a director of intergovernmental relations for New York City's Housing Authority and as an executive director of North Brooklyn Development Corporation.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Chair
Codes
Environmental Conservation
Health
Insurance

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cymbrowitz served on the following committees:

Issues

Pension sweeteners

On February 13, 2013, New York legislators introduced eight bills to "sweeten" government employee pensions. The nonpartisan Citizens Budget Commission released a chart of these bills and their costs, totaling $1.311 billion for the state government and $46 million for local governments. Cymbrowitz sponsored one of these eight.[2] E.J. McMahon of the pro-market Empire State Center for New York Policy criticized the bills but placed major responsibility for them on Governor Andrew Cuomo, who in 2012 raised the possibility of better pension deals if the economy improved.[3] The New York Daily News published an editorial against the bills on February 21, denouncing the proposals as examples of "incorrigible recklessness with the public’s money."[4]

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Cymbrowitz ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 45. He defeated Ben Akselrod in the Democratic primary on September 13, 2012; Akselrod won the Independence Party of New York State primary. He also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. He defeated Russell C. Gallo in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [6][7]

New York State Assembly, District 45, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Cymbrowitz Incumbent 55.1% 11,859
     Republican Russell C. Gallo 25.6% 5,517
     Independence Ben Akselrod 19.3% 4,151
Total Votes 21,527
New York State Assembly, District 45 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSteven Cymbrowitz Incumbent 54.1% 1,922
Ben Akselrod 45.9% 1,628
Total Votes 3,550

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Cymbrowitz ran unopposed in the September 14 Democratic primary. He defeated Joseph Hayon (R) in the general election on November 2.[8] In addition to running on the Democratic ticket, he ran on the Working Familes ticket.

New York State Assembly, District 45 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Cymbrowitz (D) 9,403
Joseph Hayon (R) 6,860

2008

On November 4, 2008 Cymbrowitz won re-election to the New York State Assembly, District 45. He ran unopposed.

Cymbrowitz raised $105,364 for his campaign.[9]

New York State Assembly, District 45 2008
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Cymbrowitz (D) 21,873

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Steven Cymbrowitz is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Steven Cymbrowitz raised a total of $855,672 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 24, 2013.[10]

Steven Cymbrowitz's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $263,057
2010 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $119,333
2008 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $105,364
2006 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $85,760
2004 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $134,331
2002 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $81,434
2000 New York State Assembly, District 45 Won $66,393
Grand Total Raised $855,672

2012

Steven Cymbrowitz won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Steven Cymbrowitz raised a total of $263,057.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Cymbrowitz's campaign in 2012
New York State United Teachers$8,200
Century 21 Department Stores$8,200
New York State Trial Lawyers$8,200
Lor Medical PC$6,500
Uniformed Fire Fighters Association$5,100
Total Raised in 2012$263,057
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Cymbrowitz received $119,333 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[11]

New York State Assembly 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Cymbrowitz's campaign in 2010
New York Commercial Realty LLC$4,800
Rovt, Alexander$4,050
Shchegol, Alla$3,800
Tops Liquor Supermarket$3,800
Weisz, David$3,800
Total Raised in 2010 $119,333

2008

In 2008, a year in which Cymbrowitz was up for election, he collected $105,364 in donations.[12]

The major contributors were:

Donor Amount
Peter Fine $10,000
ASA Institute of Business & Computer Technology $3,800
5661 Partners LLC $3,800
West Park Associates $3,800

Endorsements

2012

In 2012, Cymbrowitz’s endorsements included the following:

Personal

Cymbrowitz is married to Vilma Huertas.

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