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Arthur Jerry Kremer

New York University, Brooklyn Law School (LL.B., 1958)




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Arthur “Jerry” Kremer is a partner and chair of the Municipal and Regulatory Affairs Department at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek, and is President of Empire Government Strategies, a successful lobbying group.

Mr. Kremer has enjoyed a long and distinguished career not only in law, but also in government. A 23-year veteran of the New York State Assembly, he was the only Long Island legislator to ever head the prestigious Ways and Means Committee. He served in that post for 12 years, and served by appointment of the Governor to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s Capital Review Board and the Public Authorities Control Board.

During his tenure in Albany, Mr. Kremer also served as Chair of the Committee on Corporations where he was involved with corporate structure and energy issues. He has represented a large number of Fortune 500 companies in complex matters and has handled zoning and land use cases in Nassau and Suffolk counties. He has served as government relations counsel to Canon USA, New York State Bowling Proprietor’s Association, Bus Association of New York State, Town of North Hempstead, the New York State Power Authority and various medical groups, technology groups and prominent pharmaceutical companies.  City and State magazine has designated him as one of the most powerful lobbyists in Albany.

In addition, as Special Counsel to the Long Island Power Authority, Mr. Kremer litigated all of its major cases from the Supreme Court to the Court of Appeals, and he was actively involved in the Power Authority’s takeover of LILCO.  Mr. Kremer is an accomplished litigator, having handled numerous high profile cases.

Mr. Kremer maintains an active role in many key Long Island organizations. He is a Trustee of Hofstra University; a member of the Board of Overseers of the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Long Island Association. Mr. Kremer is also Chair Emeritus of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City, a 600 member youth chorus. Currently, Mr. Kremer is Vice Chairman to the Commission of Independent Colleges and Universities for 2014.  He is a Past President of the Brooklyn Law School Alumni Association.  In addition, Mr. Kremer is a Colonel (Ret.) in the New York State Guard.  He is Chair of the New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance which advocates positions on key energy issues.

As an extension of his professional life for the past year, Mr. Kremer has served on the Committee on Professionalism in the Law by appointment of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals.

The news media have consistently sought Mr. Kremer’s commentary and analysis of the events of the day. He has been the News12 political analyst for over twenty years and has appeared regularly on the Fox network and ABC television. Mr. Kremer provides commentary on political topics for The Huffington Post and Politico.  He authors a syndicated column  for The Herald Newspaper chain which reaches 800,000 people weekly. He is the author of a new book “Winning Albany – Untold Stories About The Famous and Not So Famous.”


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