40th DISTRICT - PARTS OF BERGEN, ESSEX, MORRIS & PASSAIC COUNTIES
Kevin Rooney has been an assemblyman since December 2016.
He is a partner in a real estate management and development company and had a 30-year career in arboriculture. He and his wife also own Holland Hills Farm, an equestrian business located in the North Jersey Equestrian Center in Pequannock. A self-taught home cook, he was the champion on Food Network’s cooking competition show Chopped in 2013.
Previously, Rooney was a Wyckoff Township committeeman from 2010 to 2016, serving as deputy mayor in 2010 and 2014 and mayor in 2011, 2015 and 2016. He also served on the zoning board from 1999 to 2009.
A lifelong Bergen County resident, Rooney and his wife live in Wyckoff and have four children and two grandchildren.