Fred HiffaFred Hiffa

Managing Director

Mr. Hiffa has over 30 years of government, consulting and lobbying experience.

One of Fred's primary responsibilities is to provide legislative and strategic advice to one of the State's largest transportation practices. He has worked in every major sector of the industry, including highway construction, aviation, rail and transit. In addition, Fred has extensive experience assisting clients with New York's complex energy and environmental regulatory compliance and siting processes. He also services Park Strategies' clients' diverse interests in other areas including financial services, higher education and economic development.

Prior to joining Park Strategies, Fred had been a partner with Ostroff, Hiffa and Associates. Before that, he served in senior positions in both the New York Legislative and Executive branches. Fred served as the First Deputy Commissioner of the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT). In this capacity, he managed project selection and delivery for the Department's $1.75 billion annual highway capital program. Working with the Governor's office, Fred developed the agency's $4 billion annual budget, including funding for highway, aviation, rail, ferry and transit programs.

Prior to his time with the NYSDOT, Fred was the Executive Director to Assembly Republican Leader Thomas M. Reynolds. He was responsible for all management, policy and public relations services for the Leader and his conference.

Fred has a degree in Economics from Union College. He and his wife, Vicky, live in Loudonville with their three children.

Hon. Alfonse M. D'Amato
Founder & Managing Director

Armand P. D'Amato
Partner & Managing Director

Christopher P. D'Amato
Executive Vice President, Partner & General Counsel

Kraig M. Siracuse
Partner & Managing Director

Gregory V. Serio
Partner & Managing Director

David Poleto
Partner & Managing Director

Robert D. Bulman
Managing Director

David Catalfamo
Managing Director

Joel A. Giambra
Managing Director

Fred Hiffa
Managing Director

Jeff Lovell
Managing Director

James McCulley
Managing Director

William McGahay
Managing Director

Ryan C. Moses
Managing Director

Joe Rossi
Managing Director

Juanita L. Scarlett
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Peter J. Molinaro
Vice President

Robert McBride
Senior Vice President

Sean King
Senior Vice President

Megan Osika
Vice President

John R. Zagame
Vice President

Karen R. Hitchcock, Ph.D.
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Hon. Melvin Miller
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Joanna Russo
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Steve Minarik
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