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Paul S. Baumbach

District 23

Paul S. Baumbach

Representative Paul S. Baumbach grew up in Bel Air, MD. He received his Bachelors of Science from the University of Delaware, and his Master of Science from Villanova University. While attending the University of Delaware, he met his wife Pamela. They have been married since 1985 and live in Newark, DE. Their son Michael and daughter-in-law Jacqie also live close by in Newark, DE. Paul founded a financial advisory firm in Newark in 1996, which was purchased by Mercer Advisors in 2023.

Paul served for 2 years on the Newark Housing Authority Board, and for 2 years as president of Progressive Democrats for Delaware. Paul has served on the board of the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence since 2014. Paul currently serves as a co-vice chair of the Retiree Health Benefits Advisory Subcommittee of the State Employee Benefits Committee, and serves on Delaware’s Health Fund Advisory Committee and Delaware’s Open Space Council. Paul serves on the Council for State Governments–East Region’s Executive Committee and Finance/Budget Committee. Paul’s current occupation is Senior Wealth Advisor at Mercer Advisors.


Spouse, Pamela; Son, Michael Baumbach and daughter-in-law Jacqie Thompson


University of Delaware, BS. Villanova University, MS. Two professional certifications in financial planning/investment management


Senior Wealth Advisor, Mercer Advisors

Legislative Service:

House, 2012-Present


Economic Development/Banking/Insurance & Commerce, Member

Health & Human Development, Member

Natural Resources & Energy, Member

Revenue & Finance, Chair

Technology & Telecommunications, Member

Transportation, Member

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Legislative Highlights

House Bill 302

This Act clarifies that the creation or possession of an altered or fake vaccination document is forgery in the second degree. This crime includes electronic vaccination documents because the existing definition of “written instrument” under § 863 of Title 11 […]

House Bill 386

This Act prohibits a landlord from requiring a tenant declaw a cat as a condition for entering into or renewing a rental agreement. This Act also makes technical corrections to conform existing law to the standards of the Delaware Legislative […]

House Bill 390

This Act designates the Dryptosauridae as the official dinosaur of this State. Dryptosauridae bones have been found in the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal. The only other dinosaur bones that have been found in Delaware are those of a hadrosaurid, most […]

House Bill 395 with House Amendment 1

This Act is the first leg of an amendment to the Delaware Constitution that would require legislators to remain domiciled in the districts they represent for the entirety of their term of office. Subsection (b) of this Act does not […]