Sean T. Hanna (born December 31, 1961) is an American politician who was elected to the New York State Assembly to serve the residents of the 130th Assembly District on November 2, 2010. His district includes portions of Livingston, Monroe and Ontario Counties.
Shortly after graduating law school, he joined the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office, where he served as a felony trial prosecutor for six years.
In 1995, Hanna was elected to the Monroe County Legislature. His colleagues soon elected him Deputy Majority Leader. His eight-year tenure in the county legislature ended when then-Governor George Pataki made Hanna the Avon-based New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Regional Director for the 11 county area enveloping Rochester the Finger Lakes and Corning/Elmira.
Hanna will not seek re-election for a second term in the assembly, instead having announced his intentions to run for the New York State Senate.
Hanna served as a lead trial attorney for Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks’ administration before his election to the New York State Assembly. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Boston College, and his law degree from Wake Forest University School of Law. He resides with his wife and two children in Mendon, New York.