Jake Dilemani is a leading political strategist and government relations expert based in New York City, where he serves as Managing Director at Mercury LLC. With an extensive background in campaign management and public affairs, Jake has effectively blended research, message development, statistical analysis, media relations and advocacy to achieve success for a variety of clients. At Atlantic Strategic Insights, Jake advises on a wide variety of political consulting and public relations projects.
In the United States, Jake has advised winning candidates for the U.S. Congress and state and local offices, and has won numerous public affairs battles throughout the country. He has successfully placed his clients in New York and Washington’s most respected media outlets, including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Politico.
Jake represents a diverse clientele, including high profile political campaigns, Fortune 500 companies, and foreign government officials. Jake’s political consulting work has included industry-leading advertising and cutting-edge public opinion research. His overseas work includes co-producing the 2017 Global Cybersecurity Summit in Kyiv, keynoted by U.S. Secretary of State Nominee Antony Blinken.
In the public sector, Jake served as a Chief of Staff in the New York State Legislature, and is currently a Democratic Party Leader representing Manhattan, where he plays an integral role in the nomination and election of New York’s city and state judiciary. He was also an elected Delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention pledged to then-Vice President Joe Biden.
Jake has been recognized in many political publications in New York, including in the New York Observer’s Power 80 as one of the influencers and insiders “who help run this city,” and by City & State as a key team member for one of the top 10 government relations teams in New York that is “leading the state in influence” and separately as one of the top 10 political consultants in New York – “the people putting New York politicians into office.”
Jake’s expertise and knowledge allows him to successfully position public and private sector clients from abroad in challenging and complex U.S. markets.