JON KAIMAN DEMOCRAT FOR TOWN SUPERVISORAbout Jon
Since 2017, Jon has served as the Deputy County Executive of Suffolk County.
He works closely with Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone to oversee the county’s $3.8 billion annual budget, manage a 10,000-member workforce, and provide services to a total 1.5 million residents. In his tenure, he has launched Suffolk’s 311 Call Center, implemented a county-wide municipal service sharing program to reduce costs, and created a Suffolk School recycling program.
In 2013, the Governor appointed Jon to lead the clean-up and recovery efforts following Superstorm Sandy.
Jon helped build the New York Rising relief program, working with communities and constituents to navigate the challenges of rebuilding in the aftermath of the storm.
The same year, Jon was named as the Chairman of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, the organization tasked with maintaining Nassau County’s fiscal responsibility.
Jon Kaiman served as North Hempstead Town Supervisor from 2004 to 2013.
During his tenure, he introduced the 311 system of constituent service and data analytics; created the Project Independence program to help senior citizens age in place; and instituted numerous environmental programs and projects.
In 1999, Jon was elected to a Judgeship on the Nassau County District Court; presiding over criminal, civil, and landlord and tenant cases.
In his tenure, Jon received the highest possible rating from the Nassau County Bar Association’s Judicial Screening Committee
Jon began his career in public service as North Hempstead’s Public Safety Commissioner, overseeing emergency management, animal control, and the town’s harbor patrol.
Jon lives in Great Neck with his wife and three children.
He received a B.A. and J.D. from Hofstra, as well as a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. Jon is a lifelong fan of the Jets, Mets, and Bruce Springsteen.