Pat Ryan (Politician) Biography

Pat Ryan is an American politician and businessman who is serving as the county executive of Ulster County, New York. He has won the elections (August 2022) for the position of the U.S House of Representatives for New York’s 19th congressional district. He defeated the opposition Republican Marc Molinaro and won the elections on 23rd August 2022.

Early Life

Pat Ryan was born on 28th March 1982, making him 40 years old as of 2022. He was born and brought up in Kingston, New York. Ryan went to the United States Military Academy and received his Bachelor of Science degree. He holds a degree in politics and a master’s degree in arts. He has received his master’s from Georgetown University.

Pat Ryan Career

Army Veteran and other Private Services

Ryan gave five years of his life to the United States Army as a combat intelligence officer from 2004 to 2009. From 2009 to 2011, he worked as the deputy director of Berico Technologies. He co-founded Praescient Analytics in 2011. The company is a software company. From 2015 to 2017, he worked as the senior vice of an artificial intelligence company named Dataminr. Then, from 2018 to 2019, he worked as the senior advisor at New Politics.

Ulster County Executive

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein resigned from his position in February 2019 to take another position in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration. On April 30, Ryan defeated Republican nominee Jack Hayes and succeeded him for the position in the special elections. Ryan took office on 7th June 2019 and thereby became the second executive of Ulster County after it adopted the county charter in 2008. Then, a rematch was held for the same position in November 2019, where Ryan won and defeated his competitor Hayes. He was given a full four-year term as County Executive.

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For the first time, Ryan stood for the U.S House of Representatives in 2018 in New York’s 19th Congressional district in the Democratic primary. Although he received 18% votes, he came second in the place coming after Antonio Delgado who won 22%.

2022 special Election

After winning primary elections, Delgado resigned from Congress on 25th May 2022, to apply for the position of lieutenant governor of New York. On the other hand, Ryan announced that he would run in the special elections, and thereby he was chosen as the Democratic nominee on the 9th of June for the Democratic county committee chair. The special elections were held in August 2022.

Ryan faced the Republican nominee and Dutch country executive named Marc Molinaro. Ryan defeated Marc Molinaro by earning more than 50% votes. He outperformed President Joe Biden’s 2020 margin by 2.3%. While explaining his victory, the political observers noted that Ryan worked hard the favor and protection of abortion rights in the wake of the decision of the U.S. supreme court to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Pat Ryan (Politician) Biography

Real Name Patrick Kevin Ryan
Birth Date 28 March 1982
Age (as of 2022) 40 Years
Birth Place Kingston, New York, U.S.
Profession Politician
College United States Military Academy, Georgetown University
Qualification Graduate

Physical Statistics

Height in feet inches – 6’ 4” – in Centimeters – 193 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 98 kg  –  in Pounds –  216 lbs
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Brown



Relationship Status

Marital Status Married
Who is his wife? Rebecca Grusky
Children Two (Theo & Cameron)
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Personal Life

Pat Ryan is a happily married man living with his small extended family in New York. His wife’s name is Rebecca, and they are raising together two children. Their second son Cameron was born in December 2021 and the couple shared that news with the whole world through social media. Pat posted,

“He’s just gorgeous and makes really sweet baby noises (and making us grin continually)”. Everyone is in good health, and we can’t wait for Cam to meet Theo, his bigger brother, today! Cam’s arrival offers us reason for great enthusiasm and optimism about what’s ahead in 2022 after a tough year for everyone in 2021.

Pat Ryan Net Worth

Since Pat Ryan has now won the special elections for the 19th Congressional District from New York, he will also contest the 18th district in November 2022. He has worked hard for the families of New York and this has surely funded him with a great amount of money. No exact net worth has been revealed but it is confirmed that Ryan can confidently hold the campaign for his success as he has always done.

He has been involved with various nonprofit organizations and has also founded his own self-funded technological company that helped him to raise more funds and gather a team of around 150 employees. He has invested his time in affordable, supportive housing and mental health services. Pat is bringing new changes considering the new generation of the U.S. and the new thoughts of the youth. We can assume Ryan’s estimated net worth is $5 million.

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