NYC 40 Under 40

October 23, 2018  
Networking Reception
Clyde Frazier's Wine & Dine
485 10th Ave, New York, NY 10018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
Honoring NYC's Rising Stars
Event Description

Each year, City & State honors 40 talented individuals under the age of 40 who work in New York City government, politics, and advocacy. Rising Star members have already distinguished themselves in the eyes of their colleagues and are on their way to amassing many more noteworthy accomplishments.

Congratulations to the Class of 2018!

Jamie Ansorge, Counsel, Cozen O'Connor; Government Relations Adviser, Cozen O’Connor Public Strategies 

Natasha Avanessians, Chief of Staff, Long Island Rail Road

Sarah Berlenbach, Managing Director, Cherrydale Strategies

Zachary Bernstein, Partner, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Kate Boicourt, Director of Resilience, Waterfront Alliance

Kerry Brodie, Executive Director and Founder, Emma's Torch

Selvena N. Brooks-Powers, Manager, External Affairs & Community Outreach for the JFK Redevelopment Program, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Suzanne C. Brundage, Director, Children's Health Initiative, United Hospital Fund

Matthew J. Camp, Director of Government Relations, Teachers College, Columbia University

Alana Pilar Cantillo, Director of Government Affairs, Charter Communications

Christopher Collins-McNeil, Associate, Mercury

Tom Corsillo, Senior Vice President of Land Use and Public Policy, Marino

Maria Cruz, Director of Digital Marketing, City University of New York

Manny De Los Santos, Assistant Vice President, Hamilton Campaign Network

Leslie B. Dubeck, General Counsel, New York State Attorney General's Office

Charles D. Fall, Candidate for the 61st Assembly District     

Wendy Garcia, Chief Diversity Officer, New York City Comptroller's Office

Krista Gobins, Senior Vice President, Sacks Communications

Sally Goldenberg, Senior Reporter, Politico New York

Freddi Goldstein, Communications Adviser to the First Deputy Mayor, New York City Mayor's Office

Alex A. Gomez, Assistant Press Secretary, United Federation of Teachers

Benjamin Howard-Cooper, Assistant Vice President – Manager, Moody’s Investors Service

Rebecca Karp, CEO and Principal, Karp Strategies

Delaney Kempner, Press Secretary, Letitia James for Attorney General Campaign

Bharati S. Kemraj, Senior Associate, Patrick B. Jenkins & Associates

Errol King, Global Head of Sourcing, Pipeline and Integration, Google

Monica Klein, Founding Partner, Seneca Strategies

Ben Kleinbaum, Senior Vice President, Capalino+Company

Ilona Kramer, Vice President, Nonprofits, Kasirer

Max Rose, Candidate for New York's 11th Congressional District    

Rafael Salamanca Jr., New York City Councilman    

Jake Schonfeld, Head of Digital, SKDKnickerbocker

Ian Straughter, Business Development Director, New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

Deidre Sully, Director, Public Health Solutions, NYC Smoke-Free

Eli Szenes-Strauss, Director of Political Affairs, Planned Parenthood of New York City

Sunny Velez, Senior Policy Analyst, Real Estate Board of New York

Matthew S. Washington, Deputy Manhattan Borough President  

Malik Wright, Director of Legislative Affairs for New York City Councilman Jumaane Williams; President, Manhattan Young Democrats                

Daniel White, Senior Executive, Geto & de Milly

Emily Williams, Vice President, Global Strategy Group


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