District 11

Andrew Cohen

Bedford Park, Kingsbridge, Riverdale, Norwood, Van Cortlandt Village, Wakefield, Woodlawn


Andrew Cohen was elected to the City Council on November 5, 2013
and began his first term on January 1, 2014. He serves the City’s 11th Council
District, which includes the Bronx neighborhoods of Bedford Park, Kingsbridge,
Norwood, Riverdale, Van Cortlandt Village, Wakefield, and Woodlawn.

A lifelong resident of New York City, Cohen has always had a
strong commitment to serving and improving our city. He is a strong advocate of
education and is a product of the New York City public school system. He
completed his undergraduate degree at SUNY New Paltz and earned his law degree
at Benjamin Cardozo School of Law. Prior to being elected to the City Council,
Cohen served as a Court Attorney to a Bronx Supreme Court Justice and as an
Adjunct Professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

Council Member Cohen currently serves as the Chair of the State
and Federal Legislation Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Committee on
the Justice System, Committee on Health, Committee on Sanitation and Solid
Waste Management, Committee on Parks & Recreation, and Committee on Public
Safety; as well as, he is a member of the Jewish Caucus, the Progressive
Caucus, and he serves as the Chairman of the New York City Council’s Bronx
Delegation.

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