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Kevin-ProfileMeet Kevin

As Putnam County Executive, Kevin Byrne serves as both the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Putnam County government. He also has the privilege of serving as a national executive board member of the American City County Exchange (ACCE) (Nov. 2022 – Present), board member of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC) (Jan. 2023 – Present), board member of the East of Hudson Watershed Corporation (Jan. 2023 – Present), and is a member of the County Executives of America (CEA), New York State Association of Counties (NYSAC), and New York State County Executives Association (NYSCEA).

Kevin resides in Mahopac with his wife, Briana (Messina) Byrne, who has a busy career as a physician assistant (PA), with their young son, Braeden.

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Taxes & Spending

As your County Executive, I’ll continue the fight to right-size government, control spending, and reign in taxes so you can keep more of your hard-earned dollars in your pocket!

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Constitutional Freedoms

The Constitution as our governing document, after years of amendments, enshrined principles to all our citizens, regardless of our individual differences, as equal protections and rights under the law.

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Rule of Law

I will always stand up for the rule of law and oppose efforts to remove judicial discretion, eliminate cash bail, make NY a ‘sanctuary state’, and grant automatic parole eligibility for violent criminals and cop killers.

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Job Creation

In the 2020 census, Putnam County lost more than 2,000 people. We must continue to expand opportunities for people to live and work right here in Putnam County. 

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In Putnam County, we proudly honor our military heroes. I’ll remain a tireless advocate for our veterans to have everything they have earned.

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First Responders

I’ll remain a staunch advocate for the people who assure our safety & security every day. I’ll do all I can to assure they have the best equipment & support.

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