John Feinblatt

President at Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund

John Feinblatt

John Feinblatt

President at Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund

Biography

John Feinblatt
Chief Advisor to the Mayor for Policy and Strategic Planning and Criminal Justice Coordinator

John Feinblatt was appointed Chief Advisor to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg for Policy and Strategic Planning in February 2010. He works in close consultation with the Mayor, Deputy Mayors, and Commissioners in the development and implementation of policies that cut across city agencies. In addition, he leads the Mayor's national coalitions on guns, immigration reform and infrastructure investment. Mr. Feinblatt has held the position of Criminal Justice Coordinator for the City of New York since January 2002. He serves as the Mayor's chief advisor on criminal justice policy and liaison to the state court system, the city's five elected District Attorneys and the state criminal justice system.

Prior to joining the Bloomberg administration, Mr. Feinblatt was the founding director of the Center for Court Innovation. The recipient of the 1998 Innovations in American Government award from the Ford Foundation and Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, the Center is the country's leading think tank devoted to problem solving justice and has created national models for drug courts, community courts, mental health courts, prisoner re-entry courts and domestic violence courts.

Before the Center, Mr. Feinblatt was the founding director of the Midtown Community Court, which was created as part of the economic revitalization effort in Times Square. The Midtown Court is now the model for over 60 community courts in this country and abroad.

Mr. Feinblatt has been appointed by the Chief Judge of New York State to serve on the Commission on the Future of Probation, the Commission on the Future of New York State Courts and the Commission on Alternatives to Incarceration. He has also served as the board chair of Bowery Residents Committee, one of New York City's largest independent agencies serving the homeless.

Mr. Feinblatt is the co-author of "Good Courts: The Case for Problem-Solving Justice" published in 2005 by The New Press. In addition, he has contributed articles and opinion pieces to Law and Policy, Court Manager, Judicature, Fordham Urban Law Review, The New York Times, New York Newsday, New York Post, Daily News and other publications. He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Columbus School of Law at Catholic University.

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Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund

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186

Number of Boards

5

Number of Awards

1

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Executive Vice President, Global Public Affairs at Citigroup, Inc.

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President, Chief Executive Officer, Founder at Bloomberg LP

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Chief Strategy Officer at Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund

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Chief Legal & Compliance Officer at Bloomberg LP

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Secretary & Director at EVERYTOWN FOR GUN SAFETY SUPPORT FUND INC

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Chief Executive Officer at Bloomberg Philanthropies

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Former Special Assistant to the Mayor & Chief of Staff to First Deputy Mayor Patricia E. Harris at New York Office of the Mayor, Michael Bloomberg

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Partner & Managing Director, Media, Marketing & Public Affairs at Peter J. Solomon Co. LP

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Queens Borough Public Library

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Dean & President at New York Law School

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John Feinblatt
President at Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund
Career History
Boards & Committees
Founding Director
Prior
Chairman
Current

Mayors Against Illegal Guns is dedicated to making America's cities safer by cracking down on illegal guns. 30,000 Americans are killed every year as a result of gun violence, destroying families and harming communities. Since launching in 2006, the coalition's bipartisan ranks have grown to more than 725 mayors from more than 40 states, and the statement of principles has been endorsed by major national organizations such as the US Conference of Mayors and the National Conference of Black Mayors.

Member, Board of Directors
Prior

Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City operates as a non-profit organization designed to aid city programs. The current areas of focus include mental health, youth workforce development, immigration, and citizenship. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Political Donations
$500
2010

Former Senior Institutional Healthcare Consultant at Pfizer, Inc.

Awards & Honors
Rank #52
2012
City & State - New York City Power 100
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