Nick Barrella - Managing Partner and Co-Director of Lobbying Services
Managing Partner and Co-Director of Lobbying Services
With over thirty years of government, political and professional lobbying experience, Mr. Barrella
has long been recognized as one of New York's
unmatched charisma, attention to detail and hands-on approach are characteristics that not only help attract elite clientele, but are also the reasons behind Capitol Group's high rate of lobbying success.
Recent accomplishments include securing millions of dollars in state funding for a major research and development facility, delivering substantial regulatory, legislative and procurement results for national and global clients like Microsoft, Symantec
, Wendy's International, Inc.
, Waste Management, and Rite Aid Corporation.
Prior to forming Capitol Group, LLC, Mr. Barrella was Partner at Capitol Insight, LLC and was responsible for the firm's lobbying practice.
Prior to that, Mr. Barrella served as Director of Government Affairs for Capitol Hill Management Services, a lobbying and association management firm.
During his seventeen years of public service, Mr. Barrella held several high-level positions in New York State government including Director of the NYS Housing Finance Agency and Executive Director of the NYS Health Planning Commission.
Mr. Barrella also had the distinction of serving two New York Governors -- Governor Hugh L. Carey and Governor Mario M. Cuomo.
Mr. Barrella holds a BA from Manhattan College.