Community and Government Relations Senior Advisor
Greg Smiley’s 15+ year career spans policy, politics, government and higher education. Greg’s role has included Campaign Manager for Gillibrand for Senate 2018, Senior Advisor and Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for Senator Kristen Gillibrand, and Regional Representative for the New York State office of Governor Andrew Cuomo. Greg also played national and regional roles in two presidential campaigns and a New York City Mayoral campaign.
Greg’s impact focus has included strategic campaigns for national elected leaders, diverse venture funds, and real estate development companies. His successes have ranged from lobbying on behalf of The City University of New York, one of the largest public university systems in America, to serving as an executive team member to spearheading a $49 million dollar renovation of a former public school into a hybrid complex for the Boys and Girls Club of NYC..
Greg earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science at The City College of The City University of New York.