About

The New York Affordable Reliable Electricity Alliance, Inc. (New York AREA) is a diverse coalition of New York business organizations, labor unions, independent energy experts, and community and environmental leaders. New York AREA’s members are united in support of policies that will supply our state with reliable and affordable electric power to fuel our economy and sustain New York as a world class place for people to live and do business.

New York AREA helps inform and advocate to the public, news media, and policy makers at all levels about New York’s energy supply challenges. We promote sensible solutions that stimulate the economy and create jobs by meeting New York’s growing demand for power.

New York AREA was formed in 2003 as a 501c6, non-partisan, not-for-profit trade organization.

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Leadership

Arthur J. Kremer

Chairman
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Rob DiFrancesco

Executive Director
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Advisory Board

Richard T. Anderson

President , New York Building Congress
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John Banks

President , Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY)
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Heather Briccetti

President and CEO , The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
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Mario Cilento

President , New York State AFL-CIO
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Matthew C. Cordaro, Ph.D.

Trustee , Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)
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Gavin J. Donohue

President and CEO , Independent Power Producers of New York, Inc.
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Dr. Marsha Gordon

President and CEO , The Business Council of Westchester
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Thomas J. Grech

Executive Director , Queens Chamber of Commerce
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Nan Hayworth, M.D.

Former Member of Congress
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Steven Ludwigson

Business Manager , International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Local Lodge No. 5
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Norris McDonald

President , Center for Environment, Commerce & Energy: African American Environmentalist Association
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Deborah Milone

Executive Director , Hudson Valley Gateway Chamber of Commerce
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Al Samuels

President and CEO , Rockland Business Association
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James Slevin

President , Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA), Local 1-2
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Kenneth R. Theobalds

Vice President, Government Affairs , Entergy
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Jessica Walker

President , Manhattan Chamber of Commerce
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Kathryn Wylde

President and CEO , Partnership for New York City
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