Anton A. Konev

Confidential Assistant, Legislative Affairs, Albany County Comptroller

Anton A. Konev was the first Russian American City of Albany Councilman from 2010-2014. Konev continues to serve as a member of the Albany County Democratic Committee and a political advisor to several local political campaigns and the Albany County Comptroller. A regular translator for Russian and Ukrainian Americans, Konev ensures access to services for immigrant seniors and the participation of other immigrants in our political system.

Currently serving as a confidential assistant for legislative affairs to the Albany County Comptroller, Anton is a former legislative director for Assembly Speaker Pro Tempore Peter M. Rivera and Senator Luis Sepulveda. Konev worked on many issues of importance for the Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force and Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus. Konev is the recipient of The Capitol’s 2010 40 Under 40 Rising Star, Silver Archer Award for Communications, and Honorable Mention for People Diplomacy Award by the Council of Russian Americans. Konev’s other affiliations have included serving as a member of the Council of Russian Americans, as president of Young Russian American Democrats, as a board member of the Albany Tula Alliance, and volunteering with the International Center of the Capital Region.

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