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Kieran Mahoney

Kieran Mahoney

Chief Executive Officer

Kieran is one of the nation’s leading political and public affairs strategists, using his extensive political experience and unrivaled knowledge of New York politics to provide his wide variety of political and business clients counsel with an edge in their toughest battles.

Managed successful public affairs campaigns, proxy fights, and public relations battles for industry leaders in telecommunications, healthcare, energy, and transportation

Served as a senior advisor in all three of Governor George Pataki’s campaigns, including serving as the top strategist and manager of Governor Pataki’s first gubernatorial campaign in 1994, which ended Democrat Mario Cuomo’s twelve-year reign

Called one of the “best political strategists of his generation” by The New York Times

Media Consultant and strategist for the National Republican Senatorial Committee working on the successful independent expenditure campaigns in the successful cycles of 1996 and 2002

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Kieran Mahoney is Chief Executive Officer of Mercury.

He is one of the nation’s leading political and public affairs strategists – providing counsel to a wide variety of political and business clients.

In just over a decade, Kieran has taken Mercury from a small New York City boutique communications operation to a global public affairs giant with offices nationwide and in Europe and Mexico.

Kieran’s extensive political experience transcends the electoral process and gives him an edge in dealing with corporate and public affairs issues.

He has managed successful public affairs campaigns, proxy fights, and public relations battles for industry leaders in telecommunications, healthcare, energy and transportation. His clients have included many well-known companies in the Fortune 500.

Called one of the “best political strategists of his generation” by The New York Times, Kieran has been helping candidates win elections for more than 20 years. In all, Kieran has managed and consulted on elections and conducted polling in over 30 states.

Kieran is a prominent figure in New York politics. With more than 20 years of experience, he has unrivaled knowledge of state affairs. He has served as a senior adviser to all three of Governor George Pataki’s campaigns, including serving as the top strategist and manager of Governor Pataki’s first gubernatorial campaign in 1994 that ended Democrat Mario Cuomo’s twelve-year reign. Nationally, Kieran consulted for many of the most hotly contested races for over a generation, securing Republican victories repeatedly in the most Democrat of states. Prior to his political career, Kieran served as a chief of staff in both the US House and Senate.
Kieran lives in Tampa, Florida with his wife Sara, three sons and a daughter.