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District 6

David B. Gelfarb

David B. GelfarbDistrict 6

Harrison, Rye Brook, Port Chester

Legislator Gelfarb is serving in his third term on the Board of Legislators. He proudly serves as Chair of the Labor/Parks/Planning/Housing Committee, Vice-Chair of the Litigation Committee, and as a member of the Budget & Appropriations and Appointments Committees. Prior to being elected to the Board, David served for four years as a Rye Town Councilman. During his tenure on the Council, Rye Town reduced overall expenditures and reduced taxes every single year, while increasing the Town's fund balance.  As a Councilman, David also undertook the task of rewriting the Town's outdated Personnel Manual and Employee Handbook.


David is a graduate of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in Accounting and Economics. He went on to graduate, with honors,  from the Boston University School of Law. He brings an economic and legal expertise to County government at a time when it is most needed.

Legislator Gelfarb lives in West Harrison with his wife, Leslie Snyder. He has three children, Daniel, Lauren, and Allison, all of whom graduated from Blind Brook High School in Rye Brook.  Daniel, a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, works for a hedge fund in New York City. Lauren graduated from Emory University and works at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.  Allison is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania.

When Legislator Gelfarb is not working on municipal and county issues, he is a practicing attorney at the law firm of  Moss & Kalish, PLLC in New York, where he focuses on commercial litigation and business planning.  David has coached  girls softball and basketball for the Rye Brook Recreation Department. The Gelfarb family are active members of Congregation KTI in Port Chester. David was previously the President, Treasurer and a member of the Board of Directors of the Bellefair Homeowners Association in Rye Brook. David was awarded a “Certificate of Appreciation” by the Association of Trial Lawyers of American for pro bono legal services to families of victims of the 9/11 tragedy. On Sunday mornings, David can be found playing basketball at the Bellefair gym or in Pine Ridge park in Rye Brook.

David's Newsletters:

Summer 2017 Newsletter

Fall 2016 Newsletter

Summer 2015 Newsletter

Fall 2014 Newsletter

Summer 2013 Newsletter

David B. Gelfarb


E-Mail David

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Jill Axelrod

Committee Assignments

Committee Assignments

  • Labor/Parks/Planning/Housing, Chair
  • Appointments
  • Budget & Appropriations
  • Litigation