Adriano (Adriano) Espaillat (D-13)

US Representative Adriano Espaillat

Adriano (Adriano) Espaillat (D-13)
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Capitol: 202.225.4365
FAX: 202.226.9731
District: 212.663.3900
Room 2332 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-3213
720 West 181st Street
New York, NY 10033
Residence:Manhattan, NY

Committee Assignments

RM MemberHouse Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
Co-ChairLatino-Jewish Congressional Caucus
Co-ChairDominican Republic Caucus
FC MemberHouse Diplomacy Caucus
FC MemberGarifuna Caucus
FC MemberPublic Schools Caucus
Deputy ChairCongressional Hispanic Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional New Americans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Popular Arts Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Peru
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Ecuador Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Brazil
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Colombia
FC MemberCongressional Friends of Spain Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies
FC MemberCongressional Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional 5G Caucus
FC MemberFuture of Transportation Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Steel Caucus
FC MemberUnexploded Ordnance (UXO)/Demining Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Renters Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Artificial Intelligence (AI) Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Wine Caucus
FC MemberHouse Hunger Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Budget
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Medicare for All Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ukraine Caucus
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberExpand Social Security Caucus (House)
FC MemberBlack Maternal Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Labor Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force
FC MemberBipartisan Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBTQ+) Equality Caucus


U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat proudly represents New York's Thirteenth Congressional District. He was sworn into office on January 3, 2017, during the 115th Congress. First elected to Congress in 2016, Rep. Adriano Espaillat is serving his second term in Congress where he serves as a member of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the House Small Business Committee. He is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and serves in a leadership role as CHC Whip. He is also chairman of the CHC Task Force for Transportation, Infrastructure and Housing. Rep. Espaillat is a Senior Whip of the Democratic Caucus and Deputy Whip of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC). Rep. Espaillat's congressional district includes Harlem, East Harlem, West Harlem, Manhattan Valley, Morningside Heights, Hamilton Heights, Washington Heights, Inwood, Marble Hill, Norwood, University Heights, Kings Bridge, Kings Bridge Heights, and Bedford Park. During the 115th Congress, Rep. Espaillat was among the top three Freshmen members to introduce and pass legislation, including his bill, H.R. 4406, which designated the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 Macombs Place in New York, New York as the Tuskegee Airmen Post Office Building. In 2018, Quorum named Rep. Espaillat as one of the top 10 most active Members of Congress on Twitter. A steadfast champion for working- and middle-class New Yorkers, Congressman Espaillat is a staunch advocate of a fair living wage, immediate and effective investments in affordable housing, meaningful criminal justice reform, infrastructure improvements, expanded youth programs, and better educational opportunities. Throughout the tenure of his career in public service, Congressman Espaillat has been a vocal advocate for protecting tenants, improving schools, and making serious, smart investments in economic development, job creation, and environmental protection. Prior to coming to Congress, he served as a New York State Senator during which he represented the neighborhoods of Marble Hill, Inwood, Washington Heights, Hamilton Heights, West Harlem, the Upper West Side, Hell's Kitchen, Clinton, and Chelsea. While in the New York State Senate, Congressman Espaillat served as the Ranking Member of the Senate Housing, Construction, and Community Development Committee; Chairman of the Senate Puerto Rican/Latino Caucus; and as a member of the Environmental Conservation, Economic Development, Codes, Insurance, and Judiciary committees. Prior to his tenure as a state senator, he served in the New York State Assembly, and in 1996 became the first Dominican-American elected to a state legislature. In 2002, Espaillat was elected chair of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Marthera Madera   DOB: 9/27/1954
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