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Alan J. Gerson

Member of the New York City Council from the 1st District
In office
January 2002 – December 2009
Preceded by Kathryn Freed
Succeeded by Margaret Chin
Constituency Manhattan: SoHo, NoHo, TriBeCa, Washington Square area, South Village, Battery Park City, Wall Street area, South Street Seaport area, City Hall area, Little Italy, Chinatown, Lower East Side

Born November 1, 1957 (1957-11-01) (age 52)
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Stuyvesant High School
Columbia College
Columbia Law School
Profession Lawyer

Alan Jay Gerson (born November 1, 1957) is a soon to be former Democratic Party member of the New York City Council, elected in 2001 to represent the 1st council district in Manhattan. Gerson lost the Democratic Primary to Margaret Chin on September 15, 2009. The district is located in Lower Manhattan and includes Tribeca, portions of the Lower East Side, Chinatown, Little Italy, Greenwich Village, and the Financial District.[1]

Gerson is a lifelong New York City resident and graduate of P.S. 41, I.S. 70, and Stuyvesant High School (1975[2]). He graduated Phi Beta Kappa and magna cum laude from Columbia College of Columbia University (1979[3]), and was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar from Columbia Law School. He was an aide to New York State Assembly Member William Passannante. Gerson practiced law with Kelley Drye & Warren for 18 years.[1]


  1. ^ a b NYC Council - District 1 - Alan J. Gerson
  2. ^ The Campaign for Stuyvesant
  3. ^ Columbia College Today: Fall 1999: Class Notes

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kathryn Freed
New York City Council, 1st District
Succeeded by
Margaret Chin


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