ACEC New York Announces 2017 Endorsements For New York

NEW YORK, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Political Action Committee of the American Council of Engineering Companies of New York (ACEC New York) – the voice of the consulting engineering industry – announced today its list of endorsements for New York City's 2017 elections.

Founded in 1921, ACEC New York represents over 270 member firms throughout New York State that collectively employ close to 25,000 people, with a concentrated presence of firms located in New York City, whose members engage in every discipline of engineering related to the built environment including civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, environmental, and geotechnical fields.

The ACEC New York City PAC endorses the following:

City Council – District 1: Margaret S. Chin
City Council – District 2: Carlina Rivera
City Council – District 5: Ben Kallos
City Council – District 6: Helen K. Rosenthal
City Council – District 7: Mark Levine
City Council – District 10 : Ydanis Rodríguez
City Council – District 17 : Rafael Salamanca, Jr.
City Council – District 19: Paul A. Vallone
City Council – District 20 : Peter Koo
City Council – District 22 : Costa G. Constantinides
City Council – District 23: Barry S. Grodenchik
City Council – District 28: Adrienne Adams
City Council – District 30 : Elizabeth S. Crowley
City Council – District 31 : Donovan J. Richards
City Council – District 37: Rafael L. Espinal, Jr.
City Council – District 39 : Bradford Lander
City Council – District 44 : Kalman Yeger
City Council – District 47 : Mark Treyger
Comptroller: Scott M. Stringer

Jay Simson, President of ACEC New York, stated that "The challenges of climate change and our crumbling infrastructure, together with the City's remarkable population growth, demands that we elect leaders who have the expertise to address these challenges. Engineers are problem solvers, and we expect this quality in our public officials. The individuals we are endorsing today are all people who are committed to building New York City's sustainable future and we are proud to stand with them."

For more information on ACEC New York and its policy and legislative priorities, please visit

Media Contact: Natasha Burns, ACEC New York, 5184528611,

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