Our Team

Bob DiCostanzo

Director of Development

Bill Hammond

Senior Fellow for Health Policy

Tim Hoefer

President & CEO

Ian Kingsbury

Fellow for Education Policy

Cam Macdonald

Director of Projects, Fellow

E.J. McMahon

Senior Fellow and Founder

James Scimecca

Mark Walsh

Director of Operations


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Empire Center for Public Policy
30 South Pearl St.
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Albany, NY 12207

Phone: 518-434-3100
Fax: 518-434-3130
E-Mail: info@empirecenter.org


The Empire Center is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think tank located in Albany, New York. Our mission is to 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 and accountable government.