Jillian Dempsey Jillian Dempsey

Senior Research Associate/Policy Operations Manager


A Senior Research Associate advises and serves Assembly Democratic legislators by crafting, researching and corrdinating public policy initiatives. The Policy Operations Manager is responsible for the oversight of the legislative calendar and for processing sponsorship requests for the Assembly Democratic caucus.

Ms. Dempsey serves as the Democratic Aide to the Assembly Transportation and Independent Authorities committee.


Jillian Dempsey was born in Monmouth County and grew up in a suburb outside of Rochester, New York.

After working as a retail manager and in the restaurant/catering industry, Ms. Dempsey accepted a position as the administrative assistant for the associate executive director of the Assembly Majority Office. She also worked as the administrative assistant to then-Speaker Albio Sires.

In early 2007, Ms. Dempsey became an outreach coordinator; she became the policy operations manager in August, 2010

Ms. Dempsey currently resides in Belmar, NJ, where she is involved in local government and politics. She managed the 2005 borough council campaign and served on the Belmar Board of Adjustment.


Ms. Dempsey graduated from Monclair State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English.