Title: Senior Vice President
Name of Organization: Kasirer, LLC
Jennifer Rivera is currently the senior vice president leading the corporate team at Kasirer, where she leads the strategic planning and consultation on many of Kasirer’s corporate clients. Jennifer has over ten years’ experience working in government relations, at both the local and state levels of government. Before joining Kasirer, Jennifer was senior director for government affairs at Altice USA, where she managed the local NYC government and regulatory matters for the company. During her time at Altice, Jennifer also helped develop and launch the company’s first diversity and inclusion initiative.
Prior to Altice, she held numerous positions over six years in Governor Cuomo’s administration, most recently as assistant deputy secretary for Executive Operations, reporting directly to the executive deputy secretary and supporting the management of the regional and constituency affairs teams responsible for elected and community engagement.
Jennifer got her start in NYC government and politics working for then City Councilman James Vacca, where she managed the operations of the District office and oversaw constituent services for the Bronx Councilman. Jennifer was elected State Committee Member for the 82nd Assembly District, a position she held until her appointment with the Cuomo Administration.
Jennifer graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Quinnipiac University. In 2021, Jen was recognized on the Schneps “Bronx PowerList” and the City & State “Bronx Power 100.” She sits on the board of the South Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation and the Bronx Chamber of Commerce Foundation.