Nick Barrella

Nick Barrella

Senior Advisor

Nick Barrella serves Park Strategies as one of our passionate, highly skilled senior advisors. Mr. Barrella utilizes his deep experience in politics and public service to deliver our clients keen insights that serve their unique objectives. Prior to affiliating Park Strategies, he was managing partner of Capitol Group, LLC, for over twenty years. In that time, he worked with numerous individuals throughout the political process, and he has developed deep relationships at every level of the legislative and executive branches of NYS government. Those relationships play critical roles in the solutions Mr. Barrella provides to his clients today.

Before Mr. Barrella started Capitol Group, he was legislative partner at Capitol Insight, LLC. There, he was responsible for the firm’s lobbying activities as well as client development. Mr. Barrella has also served as director of government affairs for Capitol Hill Management Services, a lobbying and association management firm.

During his 17 years of public service, Mr. Barrella held several high-level positions in New York State government, including director of administration for the NYS Housing Finance Agency, special assistant to the executive director of the NYS Health Planning Commission, and legislative assistant to State Senator Joseph Pisani. Mr. Barrella also had the honor of serving as confidential assistant to Governor Hugh L. Carey. Mr. Barrella is a member of Upstate New York Professionals, The Grassroots Forum, and Democratic Garden Social Club. He is also a trustee of the Order of Sons & Daughters of Italy.


Master of Public Affairs
New York University

Bachelor of Arts, Government
Manhattan College


Focus Areas

Economic Development
Consumer Goods
State and Local Government – Budget Expertise
State and Local Government – Procurement



518.426.3800, Ext. 126