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  • NYBA held a series of virtual meetings with State Legislators and key staff members to discuss a number of live issues in Albany, including public banks, foreclosure and eviction moratoriums, credit unions and public deposits, electronic notarization, and data privacy. NYBA President & CEO Clare Cusack led a diverse group of bankers from every size institution, charter, and geographic location through talks with Assembly Banks Committee Chair Victor Pichardo, Senate Minority Leader Robert Ortt, Assembly Minority Leader Will Barclay, and Assembly Government Operations Committee Chair Kenneth Zebrowski. NYBA also met with Howard Vargas, Chief of Staff to Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, a well as staff members for Senate Consumer Protection Committee Chair Kevin Thomas and Assembly Judiciary Committee Chair Charles Lavine. The series began with a review of the New York City Mayor’s race by NYBA’s New York Counsel Michael Woloz of CMW Strategies. NYBA thanks all of our participating bankers for their extensive preparation, which resulted in highly effective presentations. 

For more information, please contact:

Clare M. Cusack, President & Chief Executive Officer, at (212) 297-1664
Megan Rowan McGovern, Deputy General Counsel & VP, Government Relations, at (212) 297-1669