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District 36

Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.

Bedford Stuyvesant, Northern Crown Heights

Few people can move in different circles and be equally at home and respected as Councilman Robert E. Cornegy, Jr.  Combine talent and intellect, a commitment to service and the ability to foster deep connections, and you have Robert. The epitome of dualism, Robert’s rise in local, New York City (NYC) politics has been nothing short of remarkable.

As the NYC Council Member for the 36th District, Robert represents the people of Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights, and has emerged as one of the most effective lawmakers in the city.  In just four years, he has fulfilled every campaign promise he’s made and passed legislation in almost every committee on which he has served.  Since his election in 2013, Robert has ushered an impressive number of substantive bills into law — virtually unheard of for a Council Member of his tenure.

Bottom line – Robert delivers.

Robert has led the charge, sponsored or authored several key initiatives, including:

  • the Chamber on the Go program, which provides a wide array of mobile support services to small businesses. To date, Chamber on the Go, a Council-funded initiative operating in all five boroughs, has served thousands of NYC businesses;