Keith L.T. Wright is the Director of the firm’s Government Relations Group and works out of the firm’s New York Office. Mr. Wright’s focus is on a variety of issues at the City and State level, as part of a seasoned team of government relations professionals headed by Sid Davidoff in New York City and Steve Malito in Albany.
Mr. Wright joined DHC after serving 23 years in New York State Assembly, having chaired such committees as Housing, Election Law, Social Services, and Labor. His work on the Equal Economic Opportunity and Human Rights subcommittee sought protections for domestic workers and created additional benefits for senior citizens. Leading the Public Housing subcommittee, he championed the rights of public housing residents.
Also while in the Assembly, Mr. Wright chaired the Black, Puerto Rican and Hispanic Legislative Caucus and was a member of the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force.
Active in his Harlem community, Mr. Wright has helped foster small business development, create affordable housing, and increase opportunities for youth. He has also served as the chairman of the Harlem Community Development Corporation.
Prior to his time in the Assembly, Mr. Wright held positions in New York City’s Human Resources Administration, the Manhattan Borough President’s Office and the New York City Transit Authority.