Jordan Carleo-Evangelist

Director of State & Community Relations
University Hall 104D

Jordan Carleo-Evangelist joined the University at Albany in 2016 after more than a dozen years as a reporter at the Times Union covering local and state government and politics. As Director of State & Community Relations, Jordan acts as bridge between the University, local officials, campus neighbors and community groups, as well as state legislators and agencies. His responsibilities include cultivating local support for major University initiatives, serving as a key advisor to campus leaders on community affairs and helping to strategically communicate the University’s government relations agenda.

Jordan is a native of South Nyack, NY, and graduated summa cum laude from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in journalism. He earned a Master of Arts from UAlbany in communication, with a focus on political communication.