David G. Greenfield was elected to the New York City Council in a special election on March 23, 2010 and overwhelmingly reelected in November 2010 and November 2013 In all three races, he won a majority of votes in each neighborhood of the 44th council district including Midwood, Borough Park, Ocean Parkway, and Bensonhurst.
David chairs the Council’s influential Committee on Land Use which oversees the Department of City Planning, the Landmarks Preservation Commission and the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications. David also serves as a member of the Speaker’s leadership team and the Council’s budget negotiating team, which is responsible for negotiating New York City’s $78.5 billion budget with the Mayor’s office.
David is an experienced attorney, education advocate and land use expert, who has long devoted himself to making New York City safer and more affordable while improving quality of life. David is known for his integrity. His reputation for “telling it like it is” has made his perspective sought after by news media around the world. David hosts his own popular radio show on 620AM every Thursday at 7pm.
David is a proud lifelong resident of Brooklyn where he lives with his wife and three children.