New York CIty Council Member Ben Kallos

City and State The 2019 Manhattan Power 100; 66 - 100 by Editorials

The 2019 Manhattan Power 100; 66 - 100


An aerial view of lower Manhattan.

Erik Nuenighoff/Shutterstock


The 2019 Manhattan Power 100; 66 - 100

Recognizing the 100 most powerful Manhattanites.


JULY 14, 2019


72. Ben Kallos

New York City Councilman 

This Upper East Side reformer has carved out a niche as a fierce advocate for increased government transparency and bolstering the city’s campaign finance system. This year, Ben Kallos has been grabbing headlines for his push to implement larger matching funds for political candidates, a measure that was approved on the 2018 ballot. The second-term councilman is also a champion of education, affordable housing and public health – and he invites constituents to engage him in conversation.

Get involved to make your voice heard.

Get monthly updates with the information you need to make a difference.