Biography

Todd Kaminsky
Todd Kaminsky represents New York’s 20th Assembly District, including Long Beach, Atlantic Beach, East Atlantic Beach, Point Lookout, Lido Beach, Oceanside, Island Park, Lawrence, Cedarhurst, Hewlett, Woodmere, Inwood and portions of East Rockaway.

Before his election to the Assembly in 2014, Todd spent a decade in public service as a federal prosecutor and assistant district attorney. As an Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of New York, Todd specialized in prosecuting public corruption, serving as the acting deputy chief of the Public Integrity Section. Todd received numerous awards for his leadership and successful prosecutions, including the True American Hero Award from the Federal Drug Agents Foundation.

Prior to his service as an Assistant United States Attorney, Todd worked as an Assistant District Attorney in the Queens County District Attorney’s office. His prosecutions focused on domestic violence, robberies, shootings and other violent crimes.

As a community advocate, Todd has worked vigorously in support of the South Shore. He organized free legal clinics for those affected by Hurricane Sandy, and helped bring tens-of-thousands of dollars in relief funds to local residents. For his efforts, Todd was awarded the Community Service Award from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York and the Long Beach Martin Luther King Center’s Sandy Relief Service Award.

Todd was born and raised in Lido Beach, New York. He graduated from Long Beach High School and attended the University of Michigan, where he graduated summa cum laude. He received his law degree from New York University’s School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude.

Todd and his wife, Ellen, live in Long Beach.