Ryan Horstmyer

Ryan Horstmyer


Ryan Horstmyer joined Shenker Russo & Clark LLP after more than a decade of experience working in legislative, municipal and legal settings.

Recently, Ryan held the position of District Director for the Office of Congressman Paul D. Tonko (NY20). In that role, he oversaw all district office operations, including casework, scheduling, outreach, strategic planning and administrative duties for seven district staff members and three district offices. He worked closely with the Congressman and the Washington, DC office to engage constituents and community leaders.

Prior to joining the Congressman, he was an Associate Attorney with Wilson Elser’s Government Affairs practice area where he serviced a variety of clients before the State of New York. He researched various public policy matters and drafted numerous pieces of suggested legislation and rules, as well as many advocacy documents.

He also served as a County Legislator for the County of Albany, New York Representing the 25th Legislative District in the Town of Colonie, which included parts of Latham, Loudonville and Newtonville. He was the main sponsor of Local Law No. 8 for 2011, a new ethics and financial disclosure law for Albany County officials.


  • Albany Law School, Juris Doctor, 2008
  • State University of New York at Albany, Bachelor of Arts, Public Policy, 2005

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