With more than 15 years of experience in both the public and private sectors, Hon. Phil Goldfeder leads the Public Affairs department at Cross River. In this role, Phil spearheads all aspects of the bank’s external affairs, government relations, marketing, community affairs and investor relations.
Phil began his career in public service as a community liaison for the New York City Council and as a Director for the Mayor’s Community Affairs Unit under Michael Bloomberg, and then as New York Senator Charles E. Schumer’s Director of Intergovernmental Affairs.
In September of 2011, Phil was elected to represent the 23rd District in the New York State Assembly. Following his service in the Assembly, Phil joined Cross River to lead the growing Public Affairs department. Phil is an active industry leader as he engages policy makers and regulators, provides thought-leadership and is frequently invited to speak on panels, roundtables, and conferences globally on banking, technology and the new financial services landscape.