Legislative Staff

NYSAC's Legislative Team is made up of experts in the issues impacting counties. Our legislative staff has decades of experience in advocacy, local government, finance, and law. Legislative staff members conduct research, meet with State and Federal lawmakers, educate county officials and the public, answer member questions, and work tirelessly on behalf of our members.

NYSAC Legislative Team

Stephen J. Acquario
Executive Director


Patrick Cummings, Esq.

Ryan Gregoire
Legislative Coordinator

Mark LaVigne
Deputy Director

Alex LaMonte
Research Analyst

Dave Lucas

Director of Finance and Intergovernmental Relations