Byrne Campaign January Filing Sets Record, Demonstrates Decisive Strength

Posted: January 17, 2022 in Elections

January 18, 2022 / Mahopac, NY – Assemblyman Kevin Byrne’s campaign for Putnam County Executive has set a record for cash on hand in their January filing.

Byrne’s $118,564 war chest, the largest on record since at least 2006, has zero debt and no liabilities, making every dollar available for the 2022 general election—and for any primary challenge.

“Our January filing proves my tremendous grassroots support in Putnam County, my lifelong home,” said Byrne, “and I’m immensely grateful, fully prepared, and all-in to bring a new generation of leadership to Putnam County.”

Since 2006, the oldest publicly available online campaign filing from the New York State Board of Elections website, no candidate, incumbent or challenger, for Putnam County Executive has filed with more cash on hand in their January filing than Byrne (


As a candidate for county executive, Kevin brings a diverse background of knowledge and management experience from his time working in the public, private and non-profit sectors. Prior to his three terms in the state Assembly, Kevin worked in healthcare administration for New York’s largest private multi-specialty medical group. He also served as a regional director for the American Heart Association, deputy district director to former Congresswoman Nan Hayworth, member of the Putnam Valley Town Planning Board, and was an emergency medical technician for Westchester EMS as well as the Kent Volunteer Fire Department where he served three terms as president. He earned a M.P.A. from Marist College where he concentrated in healthcare administration and holds a B.A. from the University of Scranton where he majored in history and obtained dual minors in political science and military science leadership.Kevin Byrne is a lifelong resident of Putnam County and resides in Mahopac with his wife, Briana (Messina) Byrne and their young son Braeden.

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