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 Montgomery County Executive - Matthew L. Ossenfort

Matthew L. Ossenfort 
Montgomery County Executive - Matthew L. Ossenfort Bio
Matthew L. Ossenfort was elected Montgomery County’s first Executive in November 2013. At 35, he is the youngest sitting county executive in New York State and currently in his third year of his first term.
Matt was born and raised in Amsterdam, attended Amsterdam City Schools and is a lifelong resident of Montgomery County. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and History from the University at Albany. Upon graduation, Matt began work in the New York State Assembly, most notably serving as Chief of Staff to Assemblyman George Amedore. Prior to being elected, as Montgomery County Executive, Matt served as a Senior Legislative Analyst with the New York State Senate.
In 2015, Matt was appointed by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to the State Workforce Investment Board and also serves on the Amsterdam Municipal Golf Course Commission.
Matt lives in Amsterdam with his wife Melissa and his daughter Kaelee.

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