The RG Group represents clients before all New York City and State agencies, authorities, and public benefit corporations, the Office of the Mayor, the Office of the Governor, and members of the NYC Council and the NYS Assembly and Senate.
The RG Group upholds highest ethical standards and complies with all rules and regulations applicable to lobbying which include rules of the City of New York Lobbying Bureau and the New York State New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE).
Fran Reiter, following a 15-year career as a marketing executive in the television industry, served as NYC Deputy Mayor for Planning and Community Relations and, subsequently, for Economic Development and Planning during Mayor Rudolph Giuliani’s first term. Her many accomplishments include authoring and overseeing the implementation of the Lower Manhattan Revitalization Plan and negotiating the citywide Adult Use Rezoning and the community agreement that led to the first Williamsburg rezoning.
Fran left government service to run Mayor Giuliani’s successful 1997 re-election campaign then returned to the private sector, serving as President and CEO of the NYC Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Joseph Papp Public Theater/NY Shakespeare Festival. In 2002, she was a founding partner of Reiter/Begun Associates which merged with J. Adams Consulting in 2011, creating the Reiter Giuliani Group, LLC. With 40 years of private and public sector expertise, Fran provides government relations, strategic advisement, and lobbying services to a diverse array of businesses and non-profit organizations.
In November 2012, Fran returned to public service to serve in the administration of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo as Executive Deputy Director of State Operations, overseeing all state agency operation and the realization of the Governor’s major enterprise-wide initiatives. She returned to RG Group in September 2014 and now heads the firm’s Albany office.
Fran is a native New Yorker and holds a B.S. in Public Affairs from the City University of New York.
Catherine Giuliani has extensive public sector experience, having held a number of high level positions during her eight year tenure in New York City government.
Beginning in 1994, she served first as Deputy Commissioner of the Mayor’s Community Assistance Unit, supervising five borough units which acted as liaisons to the City’s 59 Community Boards, and was responsible for implementing citywide mayoral initiatives. Subsequently, she served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development for two years and, ultimately, served as Chief of Staff to the President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), where she oversaw the operations of a 250-person agency and was instrumental in the successful implementation of economic development initiatives.
Before merging with Reiter/Begun Associates, LLC in 2011 to form The Reiter Giuliani Group, LLC, Cathy founded J. Adams Consulting, LLC, a successful New York City and State government relations firm with a diverse and high profile set of clientele.
Cathy is a former teacher and YMCA director and a graduate of Hunter College of the City University of New York. She is a native New Yorker and resides in Flushing, Queens.
Alan Rosenberg has more than 20 years of experience in New York’s public sector, having served the administrations of both Rudolph Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. Alan began his career in 1994 as an aide to the Deputy Mayor for Economic Development. Subsequently, he was appointed Director of Procurement for the Mayor’s Office.
In 1998, he was Deputy Director of Management Information Systems (MIS) for the Mayor’s Office. In 2000, he joined the City’s Office of E-government and Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT). In 2002 he served as a Director of Enterprise Planning in the Office of the CIO, where he led inter-agency initiatives and new citywide IT procurements for services and software.
In 2004, Mr. Rosenberg was selected as the first CIO for the City’s Department of Small Business Services (SBS) where he was responsible for developing the agency’s IT strategic direction.
Following his 12+ years of government service, he joined VIP Consulting as a Technology Consultant where he engaged with City clients and helped drive new business to the NYC practice. In 2011, he helped establish the Reiter Giuliani Group, LLC where his technical insight, government and procurement experience have proven invaluable to the firm's clients.
Alan holds an M.S. degree in Management of Technology from Polytechnic Institute at New York University, a B.A. in Political Science from The Ohio State University and is PMP certified.
Layer 3 Technologies
NYSTEC / NYS Technology Enterprise CorporatIon
Tele Data Com
Washington Computer Services
Forest City Ratner
Solow Realty and Development Company
NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS & ASSOCIATIONS
BOMA / Building Owners and Managers Association of Greater New York
Dance Theatre of Harlem
Housing & Services, Inc.
Hunter College of the City University of New York
International Code Council
Praxis Housing Initiatives, Inc.
Snug Harbor / Staten Island Botanical Garden
YMCA of Greater New York
Continental Airlines / United Airlines
Hard Rock Café
Studio Daniel Libeskind
Cobble Hill Health Center
Hospital for Joint Diseases
Mako Medical Laboratories
NYU School of Medicine & NYU Hospitals
Power Generation Services
US Energy Group
Worldwide Environmental Services (WES)