Juan Martinez And Mike Nieves
Presented by Mike Nieves
and Juan Martinez (See bios)
Michael D. Nieves
has been a political operative in New York City for over 25 years.
e has served as advisor and consultant to many campaigns and elected officials across the city, state, and country.
has been instrumental in the election of state and city representatives, borough presidents, congressional members, and judicial candidates.
is renowned for his
expertise in political strategy, public policy, and election law.
is hailed by many as the one of the top Latino political operatives in New York City.
Among those he
has served are former Speaker Gifford Miller, Majority Leader Joel Rivera, Assemblyman and former Bronx Democratic leader José Rivera, former Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields, former Speaker Peter Vallone, former Assemblyman Nelson Denis, former City Council Member Adam Clayton Powell, IV, and a host of other elected officials.
Most recently, he
serves as Senior Advisor to the Majority Leader of the New York City Council.Prior
work at the Majority Leader's office, Mr. Nieves
served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Director of State Affairs to the Speaker of the City Council
, serving as the liaison between the Speaker and all 51 Members of the City Council.
capacity as Director of State and Federal Affairs, he
served as the liaison between the New York City Council and the Governor's Office of the State of New York
, and the New York State Legislature.
r. Nieves was the principal lobbyist for the New York City Council concerning all State related matters.
efore serving as Director of State Affairs, Mr. Nieves was the Deputy Director for Council Services, where he was responsible for overseeing the administrative functions and budget of the New York City Council and Council Members.
Prior to joining government, Mr. Nieves was principal and owner of Nieves Associates, a consulting firm that was instrumental in advising and consulting many candidates and elected officials.