The Vandervort Group has been recognized as one of Albany’s leading independent lobbying firms for more than three decades.  Our firm provides large and small businesses with full-service lobbying, procurement lobbying, regulatory, and government affairs consulting.  The Vandervort Group has gained its knowledge, expertise, and wealth of contacts through generations of experience.  We offer a team approach to our comprehensive lobbying on a wide variety of issues for large and small businesses, associations, and firms that want to do business with New York State.


Our firm is bipartisan with a reputation for its expertise and proven accomplishments.  We use a direct lobbying approach that combines the traditional methods of lobbying with innovativeand creative strategies that resonate in today’s world.  Our reputation is built on our professional conduct and ethical standards.  We work hard to get results.  To better serve its clients, The Vandervort Group is a member of The Business Council of NYS, Inc., the NYS Forum, and the Empire State Society of Association Executives.


Procurement Services:

  • Creative Solutions to Contracting Obstacles
  • Identifying and Exploring Business Opportunities
  • Developing Best Practices for Contracting With NYS
  • Public Sector Business Development

Legislative Services:

  • New York State and Local Government Legislative and Regulatory Lobbying
  • Public Relations Strategy
  • Grassroots Advocacy and Coalition Organization

Other Services:

  • Media Relations, Messaging, and Campaign Strategy
  • Legislative Bill Tracking
  • Lobby Day Planning

 Areas of Expertise

  • Transportation
  • Health and Human Services
  • Education
  • Budget and Funding
  • Public Safety
  • Procurement
  • Information Technology
  • Small Business Issues
  • Local Governments
  • Legislation Development
  • Environment / Agriculture
  • Licensure
  • Issue Advocacy
  • Economic Development
  • Telecommunications
  • Labor
  • Fire Service
  • ABC Laws and Regulations