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The Empire Center for Public Policy, Inc. is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank based in Albany, New York. The Empire Center has been recognized as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, so contributions to the Center are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

 

Our mission: Make New York a better place to live and work by promoting public policy reforms grounded in free-market principles, personal responsibility, and the ideals of effective, accountable and limited government.

 

Our vision: A growing economy and a vibrant private sector throughout the Empire State, creating new opportunities for an informed and engaged citizenry grounded in strong local communities and civic institutions.

 

 


 

Employment Opportunity

 

The Empire Center currently has an opening for a Communications & Marketing manager.

 


 

STAFF:

 

 
Edmund J. McMahon is president and founder of the Empire Center. His research focuses on improving New York's economic competitiveness and promoting greater transparency, accountability and fiscal responsiblity in state an local government ...
 
 
 

 
Tim Hoefer is executive director of the Empire Center. In additiion to managing all aspects of the Center's operations, Hoefer oversees its government transparency and public outreach projects. Hoefer first joined the Empire Center in 2008 and has ...
 
 
 

 

Missy Millett is office manager at the Empire Center, overseeing event planning and administrative support for the Center's Albany-based activities. Before joining the Empire Center in 2008, Ms. Millett spent more than ...

 

 

Kimberlee Peabody, Development Manager

 

Kimberlee Peabody is development manager for the Empire Center. She joined the Center in December 2013. Previously Ms. Peabody was director of annual giving and donor relations at Hudson Valley Community College ...

 

 

Daniel Russo, Research Analyst

 

Daniel Russo is a reasearch analyst at the Empire Center. Russo provides assistance on research projects, papers and assists in maintaining the Center's government transparency website, SeeThroughNY. He first joined the Center in ...

 

 

Michael Wright, Senior Research Analyst

 

Michael Wright is a senior research analyst at the Empire Center. He joined the Center in February 2013. Previously, Wright worked as legal and legislative counsel to a Massachusetts State Senator and to the Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee ...

Missy Millett, office manager

 

Missy Millett is office manager of the Empire Center, overseeing event planning and administrative support for the Center's Albany-based activities. Before joining the Empire Center in 2008, Ms. Millett spent more than ...

Missy Millett, office manager

 

Missy Millett is office manager of the Empire Center, overseeing event planning and administrative support for the Center's Albany-based activities. Before joining the Empire Center in 2008, Ms. Millett spent more than ...

 

Kimberlee Peabody, development manager

 

Kimberlee Peabody is development manager for the Empire Center. She joined the Center in December 2013. Previously Ms. Peabody was director of annual giving and donor relations at Hudson Valley Community ...