Transition Line-Up

Here are some more people of interest on Eliot Spitzer’s transition team:

Maureen Casey, Vice President at Giuliani Partners.

Ed Norton, the actor.

Dennis Rivera, president of SEIU 1199, whose members work in hospitals through out New York state, some of which may be closed because of recommendations from an independent panel due out in December.

Ken Rasky, head of the Greater New York Hospital Association, who also has concerns over hospital closings.

John Kest, head organizer for left-leaning housing advocates, ACORN.

Pat Lynch, President of the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association.

Alan Van Capel, head of the Empire State Pride Agenda.

Michael Carey, son of former governor Hugh Carey.

C. Virginia Fields.

Rev. Floyd Flake, whose political operation in southeast Queens lays claim to Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith and Rep. Gregory Meeks.

Bruce Raynor, president of UNITE HERE.

Stuart Appelbaum, head of RWDSU, who also helped elect Andrew Cuomo.

Joyce Brown, wife of Carl McCall and head of the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Diana Fortuna, head of the Citizens Budget Commission and wife of David Yassky, a Democratic congressional candidate whose primary opponent Spitzer endorsed.

– Azi Paybarah