Peter (Peter) Oberacker (R-51)

State Senator Peter Oberacker

Peter (Peter) Oberacker (R-51)
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Capitol: 518.455.3131
FAX: 518.426.6890
District: 607.432.5524
Room 506 Legislative Office Building 188 State Street
Albany, NY 12247
41 South Main Street
Oneonta, NY 13820
Residence:Albany, NY

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Senator Peter Oberacker is serving his second term representing the 51st Senate District. First elected in 2020 during a global pandemic, Senator Oberacker is keenly aware of the many critical issues and concerns facing the seven counties he represents. Senator Oberacker's leading priorities include- Expanding broadband and cellular phone access to meet the needs of the entire state, specifically rural areas that have been left behind; Supporting small businesses, ensuring they have the resources needed to increase employment; Assisting volunteer EMS squads with training requirements, recruitment, and retention; Improving infrastructure including upstate roads and bridges. Prior to his election to the state senate, Peter served as a member of the Otsego County Board of Representatives where he chaired the Public Works Committee, served as vice-chair of the Administration Committee, and was a member of Human Services, Negotiations, and Inter-Governmental Affairs committees. Previously, Peter served as Maryland Town Supervisor and as a town board member. Peter grew up in a family of sausage makers, working in the family's local market since age eight. Peter has a long career in product research, development, and implementation in the food industry business. In 2007, he created FormTech Solutions and built it into a successful multi-million dollar business working with major companies around the world to develop and incorporate new and innovative products and then make them applicable in the ever-growing food industry. A dedicated community member, Peter is a member of his local Fire Department and EMS squad and is a member of the Masonic Lodge. Peter is a graduate of Schenevus High School and SUNY Delhi. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Shannon, of 34 years. They have two adult children.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2020    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Shannon   
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