Edmond Valente

Edmond Valente

Managing Director

With decades of experience practicing in the insurance regulatory and legislative sectors, Edmond Valente leads Park Strategies’ State Farm team. Mr. Valente’s expertise spans strategic planning, lobbying, insurance regulation, licensing, and more. Over the course of his career, Mr. Valente’s duties have included the analysis, drafting, and advocacy of legislation, advising on insurance product development, handling licensing matters, navigating sophisticated compliance issues, and representing clients before the New York State Department of Financial Services.  

Mr. Valente began his career as a litigator, specializing in appellate work for renowned New York City insurance law firms, Wilson Elser and LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae. Following his success at Wilson Elser and LeBoeuf Lamb Greene & MacRae’s, he transferred to their Albany office and explored other areas of practice within the insurance industry, including those within the regulatory and legislative spheres.

Since then, Mr. Valente has provided strategic planning that was critical to lobbying activities and the enactment of numerous laws, he has offered essential guidance to clients on countless insurance regulatory issues, and he has represented a wide range of major corporate and trade association clients. Today, our clients continue to rely on Mr. Valente’s seasoned expertise to guide them toward their unique objectives. 


Juris Doctor
New York Law School (Law Review 1985) 

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
State University of New York at Albany 

Focus Areas

Legislative Advocacy 
Compliance and Regulatory Issues