Matthew Silverstein is the Director of Public Affairs for America Works of New York, Inc. America Works of New York, Inc is a private employment company helping hard to serve individuals find jobs. America Works of New York helps Veterans, Formerly Incarcerated Individuals, People on Public Assistance such as Food Stamps & Welfare, Homeless and People receiving SSI/SSDI Benefits. At America Works Matthew Silverstein oversees the companies Ticket To Work Employment Program helping disabled Americans find employment.

Since 2010 Matthew Silverstein has served as the Democratic State Committeeman for the 26th Assembly District in New York State. Matthew Silverstein is also the Vice President of the Bay Terrace Community Alliance (Queens, NY). Matthew Silverstein is also a blogger for the Queens Courier newspaper. Matthew Silverstein has a Master’s Degree in Urban Affairs from the City University of New York – Hunter College. Matthew completed his under graduate degree from the City University of New York – Baruch College with a Degree in Political Science. Matthew Silverstein lives in Bayside, Queens.