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Preceded by  Annie Rabbitt
Political party  Republican Party
Name  Karl Brabenec
Religion  Catholic
Children  Karl Kimberlee

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Born  July 12, 1979 (age 36) Manhasset, New York (1979-07-12)
Spouse(s)  Jessica Ebbecke (2005–2009)
Alma mater  Mount Saint Mary College (B.A.) John Jay College of Criminal Justice (M.P.A.)
Website  Campaign Website Assembly Website
Residence  Deerpark, New York, United States
Education  Mount Saint Mary College, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

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Karl A. Brabenec (born July 12, 1979) is the New York State Assemblyman from the 98th District. A Republican, he has served in the Assembly since 2014, when he won a special election. The 98th District contains portions of Orange and Rockland Counties in the Hudson Valley.


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Personal Life, Education and Career

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Brabenec was born in Manhasset, New York and lived in Bayside, Queens before moving with his family to Slate Hill, New York when he was 8 years old. He went to Minisink Valley High School, and graduated from Mount Saint Mary College in 2000. In 2005, he received his Masters of Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. His father, Rainer K. Brabenec, was a police officer with the New York City Police Department; Brabenec's mother, Emilie (Popule) Brabenec, was a police dispatcher, also with the NYPD. Both of Brabenec's parents are Czechoslovakian refugees from the former Sudetenland who fled from Soviet communist oppression in the late 1940s.

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From 2010 to 2014 Brabenec was the Town Supervisor for the Town of Deerpark, having previously served from 2007 as a Town Councilman. He became an assistant professor at SUNY Orange in 2010. He previously served as a staff assistant to Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana in the early 2000s. He is a former Director/Ambassador for the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce.

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Brabenec resides in Deerpark, New York and has two children with his ex-wife, Jessica Ebbecke, to whom he was married from 2005-2009.

New York State Assembly

Brabenec was chosen in a special election held November 2014 to fill the remaining term of Assemblywoman Annie Rabbitt, who had resigned to become Orange County Clerk. Brabenec was concurrently elected to serve a full two-year term starting January 2015.

Brabenec currently serves as the Ranking Minority Member of the Labor Committee, and is a member of the committees on Election Law, Aging, Cities, and Local Government. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Regional Economic Community Action Program, Inc., a member of the Orange County Shields, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge #1097, the Town of Deerpark Lion's Club, the National Rifle Association, and the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association.


  • 2010 Rising Star, Orange County Chamber of Commerce
  • 2015 Rising Star, New York State Republican Committee
  • References

    Karl A. Brabenec Wikipedia