Chief of Staff for Mayor John V. Lindsay, Senior Advisor for the Related Companies, involved for decades in urban issues.
Jay Kriegel appears in sessions on these topics
Jay Kriegel is Senior Advisor for the Related Companies, developer of Hudson Yards, the largest project in NYC history. As Mayor John V. Lindsay's Chief of Staff (1966-73), Kriegel's efforts included opening the City's Washington Office, creating the Civilian Complaint Review Board, serving as first Director of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council, and liaison to the historic Kerner Commission Report on urban disorders. He organized a national campaign to save the deductibility of state and local taxes against attack by President Reagan in 1986 and ran New York's bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games. He co-founded The American Lawyer magazine and, as Senior Vice President at CBS, conceived of Retransmission Consent, enacted in 1994 and now a major source of payments by cable companies to broadcasters. As Chairman of Brooklyn Jewish Hospital, he created Interfaith Medical Center through merger in 1982. Kriegel serves on the boards of Prep for Prep, New Visions for Public Schools, and The After School Corporation (TASC).