Our District Leaders

Kim Moscaritolo is the female district leader for the 76th Assembly District, Part B. She has served in this position since 2015. Prior to her election as district leader, Kim served as president of the Four Freedoms Democratic Club (2014) and president of the Manhattan Young Democrats (2012), among other leadership positions.

Kim has been active in local politics since 2009, when she joined the fight for marriage equality in New York State. Over the past seven years she has volunteered on dozens of campaigns and has advocated on a host of issues, including reproductive rights, affordable housing, living wages, campaign finance reform and environmental sustainability.

 

 Ben Wetzler is the male district leader for the 76th Assembly District, Part A. He was elected district leader in 2017, defeating a long-time incumbent.

Ben was born and raised here on the Upper East Side and moved back to the neighborhood in 2016. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University, he spent three years working for the State Division of the Budget in Albany. There, he helped lead efforts to streamline the State bureaucracy and deliver better performance for New Yorkers from their government. He now works as a senior policy analyst at the State Division of Housing and Community Renewal developing affordable housing policy and working to improve the enforcement of the State’s tenant protection and rent stabilization laws.