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Matthew Peter Obituary: Albany County legislator Matthew Peter dies at 38

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Matthew Peter Obituary – Cause of Death: Albany County legislator Matthew Peter dies at 38.

Albany County legislator Matthew Peter died unexpectedly at the age of 38 on Thursday, December 14, 2023. Peter had previously undergone emergency open-heart surgery (for an aortic dissection) in October.

Peter represented the city’s Fifth District.

In addition, Peter served as the Albany Parking Authority’s executive director. Before joining the authority in 2016, he worked for more than two years as Mayor Kathy Sheehan’s first chief of staff.

“The city of Albany owes him a debt of gratitude for his invaluable contributions,” Mayor Kathy Sheehan said in a statement. “Our thoughts are with his partner, Corinne, his family, friends, and the Parking Authority team during this incredibly difficult time. Matt’s impact on our city will be remembered, and his loss is deeply felt by all of us. In honor of Matt’s service, I have ordered flags at all city buildings be flown at half-staff.”

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