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Kyle Strober

Executive Director Association for a Better Long Island
Work Phone: (631) 951-2410 Website: ABLI Website
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Kyle Strober heads the Association for a Better Long Island (ABLI), the largest real estate trade association on Long Island. Its membership consists of the bi-county region’s most significant commercial, industrial and/or mixed-use real estate developers, with $20 billion in assets on Long Island. Representing not just the development community, but on behalf of some 2.7 million Long Islanders, his mission is to protect, improve and strengthen the LI economy by advocating for sensible growth, affordable energy, a reduced tax burden, investment in infrastructure and improving the region’s workforce.

At ABLI, Strober has advocated for issues at the federal, state and local levels, including the LIRR 3rd Track project, a settlement for LIPA’s over-assessed power plants, ending school district over-taxation, campaigned against the federal tax reform plan that would harm the region and the state, and lobbied for professional/self certification programs. Now, his mission is focused on COVID-19 economic recovery. He currently sits on both the Nassau & Suffolk Reopen & Economic Advisory Boards as well as the Hempstead Town Economic Recovery Committee. He is a member of the Long Island MacArthur Airport Advisory Committee, LIPA Community Advisory Board, Central Pine Barrens Advisory Committee and Right Track for Long Island Coalition. Strober also served on Nassau County Executive-Elect Laura Curran and Hempstead Supervisor-Elect Don Clavin’s Transition Team.

Prior to joining ABLI, Strober served for 6 years as U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer’s Long Island Regional Director. As Regional Director, Strober was responsible for any and all issues affecting the Long Island region. His wide range of issues included; the Bethpage plume, LIPA, LIRR, MacArthur Airport, major redevelopment projects, sewers & wastewater treatment facilities, FAA helicopter regulations, commercial & recreational fishing industries, the prescription drug epidemic and post office closures. He worked with Long Island’s higher eduction and research institutions in an effort to promote developing technologies that can be commercialized and create startup companies to boost the Long Island economy. To address and rectify these issues, Strober worked side by side with the region’s federal, state, town, county and village officials & agencies, large and small business leaders, labor leaders, environmentalists, and civic associations.

Strober earned a bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor. He currently resides in Merrick with his wife Elyse and sons Henry & Weston.

Categories: Economic Development, Infrastructure, Real Estate
Updated 9 months ago.
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