Team Kivvit

Chuck Meara
Chuck Meara Managing Director New York

Chuck Meara

Chuck advises clients seeking to navigate the intersection of politics, government and business.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Chuck served in several public senior leadership roles in New York City.  Chuck is the only person to serve as chief of staff to three New York City Council speakers. As the speaker’s top advisor from 2004 to 2014, Chuck was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the speaker’s office, including a staff of 275 and a budget of more than $50 million. During his tenure at City Hall, Chuck marshaled the successful development and management of countless policy initiatives, including 10 city budgets. Chuck also worked for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for two decades, where he coordinated the agency’s relationships with local, state and federal elected officials throughout New York state.

Chuck resides in Long Island City with his wife.