Stacey (Stacey) Pheffer Amato (D-SH023)
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Capitol: 518.455.4292
FAX: 518.455.4723
District: 718.641.8755
Room 542 Legislative Office Building
Albany, NY 12248

District Office:
162-38 Cross Bay Boulevard
Howard Beach, NY 11414
Elected: 2016    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Frank   
Committee Assignments
MemberAssembly Committee on Racing and Wagering
MemberAssembly Committee on Consumer Affairs and Protection
MemberAssembly Committee on Governmental Employees
MemberAssembly Committee on Veterans' Affairs
MemberAssembly Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Counties Representing


Stacey Pheffer Amato is proud to represent the New York State Assembly's 23rd District, encompassing the Queens neighborhoods of Ozone Park, Lindenwood, Howard Beach, Hamilton Beach, Broad Channel, Breezy Point, Roxbury, Neponsit, Belle Harbor, Rockaway Park, Rockaway Beach, Arverne, Edgemere, Bayswater and Far Rockaway since 2017.

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato has never shied away from stepping up to advocate for causes she feels passionate about. In Albany, she is an outspoken champion for our hardworking families, first responders, Veterans and seniors. She is always fighting to bring additional resources to South Queens and the Rockaway Peninsula. Being recognized for her efforts in the legislature, Stacey was appointed Deputy Majority Whip, along with serving as a leading member of Consumer Affairs & Protection, Veterans' Affairs, Corporations, Authorities & Commissions, Governmental Employees, and Racing & Wagering Committees. In addition, she is a member of the Legislative Women's Caucus, the Women's Issues Task Force and the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force.

The Assemblywoman is responsible for groundbreaking legislation and for providing funding that has positively impacted her district.She has passed over twenty pieces of legislation, often with bipartisan support. She has focused on helping to improve women's health, expanding the rights of the disabled and elderly, bringing new resources to veterans and 9/11 first responders, improving the local environment and Jamaica Bay and raising the profile of drowning and the importance of swim safety.She has also been credited for bringing millions of dollars for STEM education funding as well as working with the NYPD on public safety.

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato and her team pride themselves in their commitment to constituent services working under the notion that "people are the most important and government should work for you." Stacey and her office have been recognized and heavily praised for their commitment to helping resolve a variety of issues by cutting the "red tape" and getting answers for the residents of the 23rd Assembly District.

Assemblywoman Pheffer Amato's mother, Queens County Clerk Audrey I. Pheffer, previously held this Assembly seat for over twenty-five years, and upon the Assemblywoman's election, they became the first mother-daughter team in NYS history to be elected to the State Legislature. Stacey and her husband, Frank, proudly live in Rockaway Beach with their two children, Sam and Isabella along with their cat Sugar.