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Markowitz to auction off his trove of Brooklyn swag for charity

BP Marty Markowitz with Carlo Scissura, a top advisor who became president and CEO of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce in September. Photo courtesy Brooklyn Borough Hall

Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Borough President Marty Markowitz's final term in office runs out this year -- but before he goes, he's going to auction off his trove of office swag, reports the New York Daily News.

From a slab of wood from the original Coney Island Boardwalk to sports jerseys and local hooch, the BP says he's going to donate the money to his Camp Brooklyn charity.

Markowitz -- who earns $160,000 as Borough President -- told the New York Post in September that he's not interested in running for Mayor -- or any other political post.

The current frontrunner in the Beep race is Prospect Heights state Sen. and former cop Eric Adams, according to the Brooklyn Paper.

January 3, 2013 - 1:24pm


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