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Emil Lissauer

Emil Lissauer

Senior Vice President

Emil Lissauer is responsible for assisting clients to secure permits and engage with various City and State Agencies to facilitate events and projects. He previously served as interim Executive Director of the Mayor’s Office of Citywide Event Coordination and Management (CECM) where he oversaw the permitting of all events that took place on City property within the five boroughs.

Emil Lissauer joins Capalino+Company as a Senior Vice President with an extensive background in city government.  As a member of Capalino+Company’s Agency Resolution and Permitting Group, Emil is responsible for helping clients navigate the regulatory environment to secure permits, licenses and approvals from City and State governmental agencies.

Over his eight year career in the Mayor’s office, Emil has facilitated the permitting of thousands of events.  Most notably, he has worked on interagency planning, permitting, and coordination for Super Bowl XLVIII, MLB and NBA All-Star games, Papal visits, Fleet Weeks, DOT’s Summer Streets, Ticker Tape Parades, the NYC Marathon, New Year’s Eve in Times Square, Macy’s July 4th Fireworks and the Thanksgiving Day Parade.  Additionally, he has extensive knowledge on the intricacies of Agency permitting codes and requirements for marathons, races, walks, parades, music festivals, street fairs and various other types of special events.

During his time with the Mayor’s office Emil routinely collaborated with various City, State, and Federal Agencies to facilitate events, and navigate permitting processes.  Some of those Agencies include; DCA, DEP, DOB, DOHMH, DOT, DSNY, EDC, FDNY, MOME, MTA, NYC&CO., NYPD, OEM, Parks, SBS, SLA, TLC, and Con Ed.

A lifelong New Yorker, Emil received his B.A. from the New School University. He currently resides on Manhattan’s Upper West Side with his wife and two sons.

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