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Legislative + Political Affairs

Legislative + Political Affairs

 

Ranked the #1 lobbying firm in New York City, Capalino+Company lobbies City, State and governmental agencies on behalf of businesses and not-for-profits in order to influence regulation, legislation and public policy, and to secure government funding for operations, programs and capital construction.

We specialize in helping our clients – which include some of the most well-known companies and nonprofits in New York – to navigate challenges, unlock opportunities, and mitigate risk in order to successfully achieve their goals.

Services:

  • Legislative, Regulatory and Policy Advocacy
    We address client concerns regarding laws, regulations and policies. This includes problem solving with government and advocating for the best solutions.
  • Technology/Sharing Economy
    We devise and execute complex strategies to effect change related to new technology companies.
  • Land Use Planning
    We strategize and execute a plan that builds support for our client’s project and secures approvals from government. This includes a comprehensive team approach combining expertise in land use, zoning and planning, and agency resolution and permitting.
  • Coalition Building and Community Relations
    We work with our clients to provide accurate, credible information to key elected officials and their staff, and to build coalitions with interest groups that share their objectives. We emphasize ongoing communication and fair negotiation to address community concerns and craft effective proposals that build community support.
  • Economic Development and Concessions/Franchises
    We work closely with the City’s economic development agencies to bring new businesses and opportunities to New York. We also work with the City’s Franchise and Concession Review Committee (FCRC) from project initiation to RFP designation to final FCRC approval.
  • Public Sector Funding
    We work closely with City and State agencies, the New York City and State Legislatures and the Borough Presidents to secure millions of dollars every year in public sector funding.

Ben Kleinbaum

Ben Kleinbaum

Senior Vice President

Ashley Thompson

Ashley Thompson

Senior Vice President

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