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Governor Hochul Announces Confirmation Of Transportation And Economic Development-Related Administration Nominees

Kevin Law

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the confirmation of new transportation and economic development-related administration nominees.   

"As my administration continues to carry New York forward toward a new era, it is vital that we are surrounded by the best of the best to achieve our transportation and economic development goals," Governor Hochul said. "Today's nominations fill a variety of needs in agencies across the board, and there is no doubt that these nominees are the best choices for these roles. I look forward to the good that will come from this group."   

Kevin Law has been confirmed as Director of the Urban Development Corporation and will be designated Chair of the UDC. He is a Partner and Executive Vice President at TritecReal Estate Development Company where he is part of the leadership team and Chairs the firm's Affordable Housing Team. Mr. Law has been the co-chair of the Long Island Regional Economic Development Council for the past ten years. Previously, Law was President and CEO of the Long Island Association (LIA) where he was a key strategist and advocate on all matters impacting Long Island and its business community. Prior to his tenure at the LIA, Law was President and CEO of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), the second-largest public utility in the country. Law previously served as Chief Deputy County Executive for Suffolk County and was the Managing Partner of the Long Island office of Nixon Peabody LLP, an international law firm. Law serves as Chairman of the Stony Brook University Council and serves on the board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA). He is also the Chairman of the Long Island Housing Partnership and Chairman of Accelerate Long Island. Law holds an AA degree from Suffolk County Community College, a B.A. from SUNY, Stony Brook University, an M.S. from the Graduate School of Urban Affairs and Planning at CUNY, Hunter College and a J.D. from St. John's University School of Law.

Read the full release here https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-hochul-announces-confirmation-transportation-and-economic-development-related