Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY) today announced Anthony Pileggi will serve as Chief of Staff for her office in the 116th Congress.

Mr. Pileggi was born and raised in Herkimer County. Most recently, Mr. Pileggi served as the Northeast Regional Political Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee. Prior to his service at the NRCC, Mr. Pileggi served as Congresswoman Stefanik’s District Director from 2015 to 2017 and ran her successful 2014 and 2016 Congressional campaigns. Additionally, Mr. Pileggi successfully managed former Rep. Richard Hanna’s (NY-22) 2012 re-election campaign and served as a Regional Director for his congressional office.

“I am excited to announce that Anthony will join my team as Chief of Staff. Anthony knows the 21st District intimately and is a tremendously hard worker. His work ethic, along with his background and skillset, will bring great institutional knowledge and energy to our Congressional office,” Stefanik said.  

Mr. Pileggi joins the team and replaces outgoing Chief of Staff, Lindley Kratovil Sherer. Mrs. Sherer served as Congresswoman Stefanik’s Chief of Staff since her election in 2014 and is transitioning to the private sector.

“I am so grateful to Lindley for her tireless work serving the families of our district. I have been lucky to have Lindley at the helm in my first two terms in office. She is a capable adviser who brings a wealth of experience from both the Legislative and Executive Branches of how to navigate the legislative process in Washington,” Rep. Stefanik said. “I look forward to her success in the next chapter.”

Mr. Pileggi, will officially begin work in January 2019.