Dan Panico was elected to the 6th Town Council District in a special election on March 9, 2010 to fill the seat left vacant by the untimely death of his close friend, and former councilman, Keith Romaine As a recent member of the Brookhaven Town Planning Board, Dan helped shape the character of Brookhaven to ensure that development was done so in a responsible manner. Always with an eye on the taxpayer, the environment, the will of the community and rights of the property owner. As a Senior Deputy County Clerk, Dan has worked cooperatively with the Courts and has managed both Supreme and County Court cases to provide for the orderly and efficient entry and filing of record breaking litigation.
Educated in Suffolk County, Dan is a graduate of William Floyd High School. He earned his
Bachelor’s Degree at SUNY Stony Brook, majoring in History and Political Science, and then
completed his law degree at Touro Law School, where he served as the President of the Student
Bar Association and received numerous awards and honors. He is admitted to practice law in the
State of New York. Dan Panico is committed to improving the quality of life for his constituents.
He is fighting to cut taxes and spending, reign in the size of government, bring greater
accountability and transparency to government, and create first class parks and recreational
facilities for our families. As a fiscal conservative, he has been advocating for reduced
government spending in all levels of government. His primary focus has been to lower the tax
burden on all residents, particularly focusing on reducing the cost of government.
Dan grew up in Mastic Beach and currently resides in Manorville. He is engaged to be married in
September of 2010 to his fiance Deanna.