Legislator Profile

Florida Senator Lizbeth Benacquisto (R)
Lizbeth Benacquisto
CONTACT INFORMATION
District Address:
Unit 305
2310 First Street
Ft. Myers, FL   33901
Phone: (239) 338-2570
Fax:

Legislative Address:
400 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1100
Phone: (850) 487-5027
Legislative Assistant:
Matthew Hunter (Fort Myers)

District Secretary:
Alexis Mansolo (Ft. Myers)

Email:
benacquisto.lizbeth@flsenate.gov
political profile
  • Senate District:27
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Lee
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2010, reelected subsequently
    Deputy Majority (Republican) Leader, 2011-2012
PERSONAL INFO
  • Born:December 23, 1967 in Rockville Centre, New York
  • Moved to Florida:1978
  • Religious Affiliation:Catholic
  • Education:Palm Beach Atlantic University, B.A.
  • Occupation:Realtor; Marketing and Special Events Consultant
  • Spouse:Bruce
  • Children:Austin, Gabriella, A.J.
  • Affiliations:Government Efficiency Taskforce, Vice Chair
    American Council of Young Political Leaders in South Africa, delegate, 2004
    Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County, member
    Florida League of Cities Municipal Loan Council, member
    Western Communities Council of Palm Beach County, member
    Metropolitan Planning Organization of Palm Beach County, member
    National League of Cities Council on Youth Education and Families, member
    American Lung Association, Board of Directors
  • Highlights:PACE Center for Girls, Senator of the Year
    Boys and Girls Club of Fort Myers, Children's Advocate of the Year
    Southwest Florida Library Network, Library Champion
    Palm Beach County Fire & Rescue, Lifesaver of the Year Award
  • Former Service:Village of Wellington, Councilwoman, 2002-2010