Senator Kevin Parker Interviews Kenneth Adams President of Empire State Development

May 17, 2012

State Senator Kevin Parker (D-21) Interviews Kenneth Adams Empire State Development President & CEO and Commissioner of the New York State Department of Economic Development

May 15, 2012

Discussion Topics:

Economic Development, NYS Job Crisis, Projects and Services available in Brooklyn, Regional Councils


About Empire State Development

Empire State Development (ESD) is New York State’s primary agent for economic development, dedicated to making New York the most compelling place in which to live, work and do business.  ESD works in partnership with the public and private sectors to create an environment that spurs innovation and economic development while enhancing New York State’s competitive advantage as the world capital for many industries, ranging from finance and media to technology and agriculture.


About Senator Kevin Parker:

Senator Kevin S. Parker is a member of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Caucus.  He is intimately familiar with the needs of his ethnically diverse community that consists of 311,000 constituents in Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Ditmas Park, Kensington and Borough Park. He is the Ranking Member of the Senate Energy and Telecommunications Committee, former Majority Whip and Chair of the Democratic Task Force on New Americans.