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  • Victor Pichardo
  • US Senator Charles Schumer and Victor at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2013
  • Ms. Carmen Perez, NYC police Lt. Pichardo, Former Assemblyman Guillermo Linares, US Senator Charles Schumer and Victor Pichardo at the National Puerto Rican Day Parade 2013

About Victor

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Victor M. Pichardo, the youngest son of Luisa Duran and Victor Pichardo Sr., understood from an early age that public service is the noblest of callings and hard work is the cornerstone to any success in life. 

Born in New York City, Victor spent his childhood living in the Fordham Road section of the Bronx and the Inwood section of Upper Manhattan. In 1993, Victor and his family relocated to his parents’ homeland of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where he completed most of his elementary school education.  In 1997, Victor and his family moved back to the Bronx where he finished his middle school education at M.S 143 and St. Matthew Lutheran School. Eventually, Victor went on to graduate from DeWitt Clinton High School in 2003.  

After graduating from the University at Buffalo in 2007 with a degree in Communications and double minors in English and Sociology, Victor pursued an internship with Senator Charles Schumer in New York City. After completing his internship, Victor became Senator Schumer’s Staff Assistant and was eventually promoted to Community Outreach Coordinator/Latino Liaison.

After serving 4 years in Senator Schumer’s office, Victor expanded his career and became an Associate Director of Public Relations at Mercy College. Although it was a wonderful experience, Victor missed the life of public service and decided to return to his true calling. In 2012, Victor became the Director of Community Affairs for State Senator Gustavo Rivera in the Bronx.

Victor is the youngest of three siblings, all of which serve the public good in different capacities. His sister, Rosangela, is a New York City public school teacher at the Isaac Varian Academy, P.S. 8 in the Bronx and his brother Jose is a Forensic Accountant for the U.S.Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. 

Victor Pichardo is a candidate for New York 86th Assembly District in the Bronx.

Endorsements

Senator Chuck Schumer • Bronx Democratic County Committee • Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. • United Food and Commercial Workers International Union Local 1500 • New York Hotel Trades Council • 1199 SEIU • Organization of Staff Analysts • New York City Central Labor Council • AFL-CIO • 32BJ SEIU • Auxiliary Police Benevolent Association • Uniformed Fire Officers Association • State Senator Gustavo Rivera • Teamsters Joint Council 16 • NARAL Pro-Choice America • Civil Service Employees Association • 504 Democratic Club • DC 37 • Stonewall Democratic Club • Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club • Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union • Working Families Party • New York Communities for Change • The International Association of Heat and Frost Insulators Allied Workers Local 12 • Council of School Supervisors and Administrators • United Federation of Teachers • New York State Public Employees Federation • New York State United Teachers • Patrolman's Benevolent Association • Communication Workers of America Local 1180 • Uniformed Sanitationmen's Association Local 831 International Brotherhood of Teamsters • Citizen's Union • Transit Workers Union Local 100

Issues

As your New York State Assembly Member, I will be a tireless and passionate fighter for our community to ensure that our voice is heard in Albany.  I strongly believe in transparency, accountability and service in government and will hold City and State Agencies accountable to make certain that they provide the people of the 86th Assembly District with the services they both need and deserve.

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