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  Kolb, Brian M.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameBrian M. Kolb
Address128 Kennedy St
Canandaigua, New York , United States
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Born August 14, 1952 (67 years)
Contributornystate63
Last ModifedRBH
Dec 30, 2014 04:10am
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InfoBrian Kolb was first elected to represent New York State's 129th Assembly District when a special election was held in February 2000 and was overwhelmingly re-elected in 2000 and 2002. Assemblyman Kolb represents the 129th Assembly District, which includes Cayuga, Cortland, Onondaga, Ontario, and Seneca Counties.

Brian's legislative priorities include reducing taxes, improving the quality of education, fostering job creation, providing sound health care and reforming state government. He is dedicated to ensuring that residents and businesses throughout the district receive effective, responsive constituent service and timely assistance with state government inquiries. Brian's principal goal is to be easily accessible and approachable to the people he represents. In a short time, he has gained a reputation for hard work, producing results and being very active in his district with a down-to-earth, straight-talking approach.

Assemblyman Kolb possesses a wealth of valuable private sector experience acquired as a business consultant, entrepreneur and chief executive officer of a variety of small and large technology based businesses. Brian is currently affiliated with Stone Bridge Business Partners of Rochester. He is the former president of Refractron Technologies and a co-founder of the North American Filter Corporation.

Brian has demonstrated a strong commitment to education throughout both his personal life and his professional career. He currently serves as an Adjunct Professor of Adult and Graduate Education at Roberts Wesleyan College, where his students have twice selected him Outstanding Faculty Member. He is a former Chairman of the Finger Lakes Community College Foundation and is a former member of the Honeoye Central School Board and the Finger Lakes Community College Board of Trustees. Brian earned high honors while completing his Master of Science and Bachelor of Science Degrees at Roberts Wesleyan College.

Community involvement and public service have been hallmarks of Assemblyman Kolb's background. He is currently a member of the Rochester District of Key Bank Board of Directors, the Canandaigua Rotary Club, the Honeoye Chapter of the Sons of the American Legion, the New York Guard and the Ontario Charities Classic Board of Directors, a member of the Board of Directors of Thompson Health System Senior Living Services, and is a Notary Public. Brian previously served as Supervisor for the Town of Richmond, Chairman of Leadership Rochester's Board of Directors, and as a member of both the Ontario County Revolving Loan Fund Committee and the Ontario County Board of Supervisors (1986-1987).

Mr. Kolb is a member of the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL), a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and a member of the Heartland Institute’s Board of Legislative Advisors.


Brian lives in Canandaigua and has three grown children, sons Britton and Clayton and daughter Kylie. Standing Committee Assignments 2003: Banks (Ranking Minority); Energy; Higher Education; Tourism, Arts and Sports Development. Brian also holds the leadership position of vice-chair of the Minority Program Committee.


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  11/06/2018 NY Assembly 131 Won 99.14% (+98.28%)
  11/08/2016 NY Assembly 131 Won 99.55% (+99.09%)
  11/04/2014 NY Assembly 131 Won 99.52% (+99.05%)
  11/14/2012 NY Assembly Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 NY Assembly 131 Won 99.71% (+99.43%)
  11/15/2010 NY Assembly Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 NY Assembly 129 Won 99.66% (+99.31%)
  04/06/2009 NY Assembly Minority Leader Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 NY Assembly 129 Won 65.88% (+31.76%)
  01/03/2007 Minority Leader Pro Tempore Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 NY Assembly 129 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 NY Assembly 129 Won 51.00% (+6.21%)
  09/14/2004 NY Assembly 129 - R Primary Won 73.08% (+46.17%)
  11/05/2002 NY Assembly 129 Won 71.56% (+43.12%)
  11/07/2000 NY Assembly 129 Won 57.39% (+14.78%)
  02/01/2000 NY Assembly 129 Special Won 49.26% (+0.05%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  09/13/2018 NY Governor - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NY US Senate - R Primary - Jun 26, 2012 R Wendy Long
NY US President - R Primary - Apr 24, 2012 R Mitt Romney