Jefrey Pollock is Founding Partner and President of Global Strategy Group (GSG), a premier public affairs, research and communications firm that the 2014 Holmes Report named Public Affairs Agency of the Year (Americas). He has twice been named “Pollster of the Year” (2015, 2011) by the bi-partisan American Association of Political Consultants, has been included in the Crain’s NY Business “40 under 40”, and was most recently named to City & State’s Albany Power 100.
Jefrey is regularly sought by Democratic presidential candidates, governors, members of Congress, leading advocacy organizations, and Fortune 100 companies for his research acumen and strategic vision. His clients include New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the Democratic Congressional and Senatorial Campaign Committees, and the Democratic Governors Association, Comcast, GE, GM, Goldman Sachs, Amway and Lockheed Martin. Jefrey has also served as a consultant for international political campaigns and democratic change initiatives in Latin America and Eastern Europe.
Jefrey holds an MPA from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where he was also an instructor of Public Policy and Administration for 15 years. He graduated cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania. He is on the national board of the American Association of Political Consultants and a proud member of the Screen Actors Guild SAG/AFTRA having appeared in two major motion pictures (“The Place Beyond the Pines” and “Non-Stop”).