Kevin Cleary’s Professional Experience

As the Principal of Kevin Cleary Government Relations, LLC (KCGR LLC), I have provided lobbying, consulting and other regulatory advocacy for a broad range of clients.

Since 2013, I have served as a New York Health Industry Trusted Advisor for EBG Advisors. EBG Advisors, which is affiliated with the prestigious law firm Epstein, Becker & Green, P.C., is a network of international attorneys, policy analysts, strategists and other professionals who specialize in providing coordinated guidance and solutions across various segments of the health care industry.

Work History Prior to Starting KCGR LLC

1990 to 1999: Governmental Representative, Hinman, Straub, Pigors & Manning, P.C.

Provided lobbying, consulting and other regulatory services for a variety of clients of HSPM, New York’s third largest private lobbying concern. Clients included indemnity and managed care health payers, behavioral healthcare payers and providers, home health care agencies, colleges, professions, local governments and businesses.

1985 to 1990: Program Analyst, Hudson River Regional Office, NYS Office of Mental Health

As a senior staff person, I had the direct responsibility for coordinating the operations, regulation and financing of nine county mental health systems and two State psychiatric centers.

1980 to 1985: Senior Legislative Budget Analyst, NYS Assembly Ways and Means Committee

I was responsible for the analysis and oversight of approximately $5 billion in State Budget appropriations for (at various times): mental health, developmental disabilities, correctional services, alcohol and chemical dependence.

1978 to 1980: Committee Director/Program Analyst, NYS Assembly Program and Committee staff, NYS Assembly Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Alcoholism

I directed the day to day operations of the Committee, and worked for the Speaker and Assembly Majority in the development and analysis of all legislation in these program areas. I also was involved in legislative oversight in these areas.