Mayor Robert T. Kennedy has been married for 39 years to his wife Mary. They have three sons, Robert, Vincent, and Michael. In addition, Robert has five grandchildren, Leah, Olivia, Jack, Vincent, and Eliana. He enjoys spending his weekends surrounded by his family, often spending time on his boat, or having family and friends at his home to watch the New York Giants. Robert has employed an open door policy to the Village of Freeport's residents and businesses, taking time every Tuesday to meet with, and resolve problems within the community and civic organizations.
Robert is an accomplished FAA Pilot, licensed U.S. Coast Guard Captain (100 Ton), and a certified SCUBA diver. In addition, he is a member of the NAACP, American Legion, U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary (Division Chief), Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA), the United States Conference of Mayors (USCOM, the Nassau County Village Officials Association (NCVOA); Immediate Past President, the New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) on the Executive Committee / Vice President, Member of the Town Of Hempstead IDA, Member of the Nassau County IDA, and appointed to the Long Island Regional Planning Board.