Ed Valente, Esq.


Edmond Valente is a Managing Director in the Albany, New York office of Park Strategies, LLC. He has extensive experience in the insurance regulatory and legislative industries, accumulating a 36-year career in these areas.

Mr. Valente has an established background in strategic planning related to lobbying activities and insurance regulatory issues, as well as a working knowledge of the litigation process from his role as a former litigator early in his career. He has represented a diverse array of major corporate and trade association clientele on a wide range of matters, with a particular focus on the insurance industry.  Mr. Valente’s experience spans the analysis and drafting of legislation to legislative advocacy, advising on insurance product development, licensing matters and sophisticated compliance issues that entail representing clients before the New York State Department of Financial Services.

 Areas of Concentration

  • Insurance
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Licensing
  • Compliance and Regulatory Issues


  • B.A., Psychology – Albany State University
  • J.D., New York Law School (Law Review 1985)