Joe RossiJoe Rossi

Managing Director

Joe Rossi serves as Managing Director of Park Strategies, focusing on state and local government relations, business development, relationship management and strategic planning. Joe is known to be a zealous advocate for his clients with his unique perspective gained through experience working in organized labor, the public sector, and the private sector.

Mr. Rossi is based in Syracuse and Albany, providing a strong presence for Park Strategies in Central New York and the Capital District. Before joining Park Strategies, Mr. Rossi served as a Senior Business Advisor with Empire Advocates LLC, a subsidiary of Barclay Damon LLP. He also served as Assistant Director of Intergovernmental Affairs for New York State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Prior to that, he served as Political Director of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200 United.

Mr. Rossi is a graduate of the State University of New York at Cortland. He currently serves as Co-Chair of the Central New York Political Leadership Institute which is a nonpartisan training program for those interested in participating in local elections. Additionally, Joe serves on the Board of Directors of Mercy Works in Syracuse, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization which works with youth and underserved individuals in the Syracuse community to help them reach their highest potential through programs that focus on 21st century technical training, character development, and employment skill development. He and his wife Amy are most proud of starting an annual dinner in 2006 in memory of Mr. Rossi's parents, Dominic and Patricia, which has directly benefitted St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and their pioneering research and treatments for kids with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The Syracuse for St. Jude Gala has raised over $500,000 for the hospital since it began.

Mr. Rossi was chosen to serve on the Platform Committee for the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC for the 2012 re-election of President Barack H. Obama. He was also selected by City & State Magazine as one of Albany’s “40 under 40” Rising Stars and Next Generation of Political Leaders.

Mr. Rossi lives in North Syracuse with his wife and has three children.

Hon. Alfonse M. D'Amato
Founder & Managing Director

Armand P. D'Amato
Partner & Managing Director

Christopher P. D'Amato
Executive Vice President, Partner & General Counsel

Kraig M. Siracuse
Partner & Managing Director

Gregory V. Serio
Partner & Managing Director

David Poleto
Partner & Managing Director

Robert D. Bulman
Managing Director

David Catalfamo
Managing Director

Fred Hiffa
Managing Director

Jeff Lovell
Managing Director

James McCulley
Managing Director

William McGahay
Managing Director

Ryan C. Moses
Managing Director

Joe Rossi
Managing Director

Juanita L. Scarlett
Managing Director

Peter J. Molinaro
Vice President

Sean King
Senior Vice President

Megan Osika
Vice President

John R. Zagame
Vice President

Karen R. Hitchcock, Ph.D.
Special Advisor

Hon. Melvin Miller
Special Counsel

Joanna Russo
Comptroller & Chief Administrative Officer

Steve Minarik
Legislative Coordinator

 

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