Greg LavineSenior Vice President
Greg Lavine is Senior Vice President in Mercury’s New York office, with a focus on Long Island and Queens. He brings over eighteen years of experience in government and politics.
District Director to Grace Meng, Congresswoman and DNC Vice Chair
Chief of Staff to Karen Koslowitz, New York City Councilwoman
Founder of Eastpointe Strategies, focused on public affairs and business development
Experience in the private sector with a focus on technology, transportation and healthcare
Named a Rising Star by the Queens Courier
Managed and worked on over ten Democratic campaigns, including two competitive Long Island races and a presidential race
Former staff member in the United Nations Procurement and Humanitarian Affairs offices and aide to a Global Volunteer NGO
B.A. from the University of Delaware and attended The New School Graduate Program in International AffairsRead Full Bio
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Greg Lavine is Senior Vice President in Mercury’s New York office, with a focus on Long Island and Queens. Greg brings over 18 years of combined experience in politics, government and the private sector, including work on the international, federal, state and municipal levels. His areas of expertise include public affairs, political campaigns, relationship management, coalition building, strategy and messaging.
Prior to joining Mercury, Greg spent nearly two decades as a political operative. Most recently, he served in Queens as District Director to Congresswoman Grace Meng and Chief of Staff to New York City Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz. Greg has also managed and worked on numerous successful political campaigns, focusing primarily on Queens and Long Island. He began his early career in the public sector as an aide to former Delaware Governor Ruth Ann Minner and with two Democratic State Senators in the First State.
Founder of Eastpointe Strategies, which focused on public affairs and business development, Greg worked with a technology transportation start-up, Long Island-based medical clients, including an integrative healthcare company, non-profits and political campaigns.
He also has experience in the international realm, serving at the United Nations in the Procurement and Humanitarian Affairs offices. Through his work with Cross-Cultural Solutions, an international NGO, Greg worked in Tanzania, Costa Rica, Brazil and Guatemala.
Named a Rising Star by The Queens Courier, Greg holds a B.A. from the University of Delaware and attended The New School Graduate Program in International Affairs.