In 1988, Andrew Roffe began a Government Relations and Administrative Law practice in Albany after serving as Executive Counsel to Speaker Stanley Fink of the New York State Assembly from 1978-1986. Mr. Roffe has also served in numerous other governmental positions on the local and federal levels. Now known as The Roffe Group P.C., his ongoing dedication to clients over the past twenty years has helped expand his representation to over thirty clients of very diverse backgrounds in multiple disciplines and settings throughout New York State.
The Roffe Group team is equally well served by Christine Rutigliano, our Managing Director who began her career in Albany in 1988 and, after serving as a Deputy Comptroller in the New York State Office of the State Comptroller, embarked on her government relations career at The Roffe Group in 2007; Patrick Zlogar, our Director of Government Relations, who has 25 years of lobbying experience in New York State, and began his career working in the financial services industry representing majoring lending institutions before New York State’s legislative and executive branches. Patrick joined the firm in 2013; Stuart Troy a legal specialist in work outs, privatization and regulatory matters has been practicing law in NYS since 1963; Alexandra C. Moore our Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, who has been working with The Roffe Group since 2006; Joel Barkin, our Director of Communications, who joined the Roffe Group in 2011 after having served most recently as Deputy Secretary of State for New York; Caley Taratus, our Legislative Analyst, who joined the Roffe Group in 2013 following more than six years of lobbying in New York State; and former State Senator William Stachowski, who oversees regional affairs for Western New York.