Professor Gregorio Mayers, Esq.
Professor Gregorio Mayers joined the faculty at Medgar Evers College, of the City University of New York in 2001, as an Asst. Professor in the Dept. of Public Administration. In 2003, he was appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to serve on the Environmental Control Board, an adjudicatory and policy and regulatory board with oversight over several City agencies.
In 2006, while serving as Chairperson of the Dept. of Public Administration, Professor Mayers’ was appointed once again by Mayor Bloomberg to serve as a senior policy advisor within the Administration at City Hall. In that capacity, Professor Mayers’ portfolio included education, capital development, public-private partnerships projects, and New York City Housing Authority. In 2011, while at City hall, his portfolio was expanded to develop the mayor’s suite of policy and program initiatives to support the growth of Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs) in New York City. Professor Mayers was instrumental in the passage of Local law 1 of 2013, which improved the MWBE program by eliminating the $1 million dollar cap on contracts for MWBEs and enhancing oversight and reporting requirements to ensure that the City is meeting its contracting and MWBE participation goals.
In addition, Professor Mayers served on Hurricane Sandy Task Force, which help developed a long-term strategic resiliency and rebuilding plan. Prior to his two terms at City Hall and teaching, Professor Mayers served as a consultant on several political campaigns, as an Attorney, practicing in the areas of Employment, Regulatory, and Immigration Law.
Professor Mayers rejoined the faculty of Medgar Evers in 2014, in the Dept. of Public Administration in the School of Business. His teaching expertise lies in the areas of State and Local Government, Administrative and Regulatory Law, Disaster Management, Criminal Law, and Not-For-Profit Management.
Professor Mayers is a graduate of Medgar Evers College/CUNY and earned his Juris Doctor at the City University School of Law and is a graduate from the Institute for Not-For-Profit Management at Columbia University Graduate School of Business Executive Education Program.
Gregorio Mayers, Esq.