Maston Sansom is a Partner with Shenker, Russo & Clark LLC and Vice President of State Government Relations for the Food Industry Alliance.
Mr. Sansom has extensive experience working with the Governor’s office, both houses of the State Legislature, and numerous state agencies (e.g. the Department of Agriculture & Markets, Taxation and Finance, Environmental Conservation and Health, State Liquor Authority, Gaming Commission, Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance and the Division of Budget). Prior to SRC, Maston served as Vice President of Government Affairs for the Food Industry Alliance (FIA) and also as FIA’s state political director.
Previously, Maston served as Director of Government Relations and Corporate Ethics at a fast-growing IT company for over four years. He also worked in the NYS Senate for nearly nine years, and rose to the position of Assistant Counsel to the Majority. Maston’s portfolio also includes Alcoholic Beverage Control, Campaign Finance Reform, Elections, Transportation, Corporations, Authorities and Commissions.
Since 2011, Maston has been appointed by the New York State Senate Majority Leader to serve on the Board of Directors at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Performing Arts Center, also known as “The Egg.”
Maston is a graduate of SUNY Albany and Albany Law School. He is admitted to practice law in New York State.
- Albany Law School, J.D., 2005