Jeff Mailman is a lifelong New Yorker who has devoted his career to improving life for his fellow citizens. Now Jeff is running for City Council to fight for residents of the 4th Council District. From Murray Hill to the heart of Midtown to the Upper East Side, Jeff will stand up for us.
For the past six years, Jeff has served as the Counsel and Legislative Director for New York City Council Member Elizabeth Crowley. Jeff currently assists the Council Member in analyzing and researching legislation and policy proposals on topics that include physical education in public schools, critical fire safety and smoke alarms, animal protection/welfare, cancer prevention measures and consumer protection for seniors and families.
Prior to joining the Council Member, Jeff worked in the Bureau of Consumer Fraud and Protection at the N.Y.S. Attorney General’s Office on a public service fellowship. In this role, Jeff investigated credit card debt settlement and credit repair companies and online marketers of “free trial” promotions for deceptive business practices.
Prior to working in the public sector, Jeff served as a Dean’s Fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Legal Writing Center at his alma mater, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
Jeff is a resident of Turtle Bay (Midtown East) and has looked out for our neighborhoods as a member of Community Board 6 and the Turtle Bay Association. He has served on the board of the Turtle Bay Association and was a former full board member of Manhattan Community Board Six where he has served on both the Public Safety and Environment Committee and the Health and Education Committee. Jeff, also, remains active in his community through his membership at Temple Emanu-El and through participation in community events.
Jeff grew up in Hollis Hills, Queens, – with his parents, sister and twin brother – and attended public schools in that area.