Steven Jeffries is an Executive at Precision Realty Group LLC of Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. He specializes in assisting home builders and local developers in selling residential building lots for residential development, while overseeing PRG’s land division in Philadelphia suburban markets.
He serves on the Board of Trustees of Theodore Roosevelt Association in Oyster Bay, NY and as a Member of Historic New England in Boston.
Early Life and Education
Jeffries first made waves as an elected official when he won election to the New York State Assembly and was twice reelected, before winning his current seat in the United States House of Representatives, representing Brooklyn and Queens. Though Jeffries holds many legislative portfolios, his reputation rests heavily with police reform; specifically with co-sponsoring legislation against choke holds by police officers as well as opposing practices such as racial profiling.
Jeffries is an associate professor at Central Washington University and a member of the American Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NASPE). He has earned recognition for his scholarship on Amish and Anabaptist groups such as Voices of the Turtledoves: The Sacred World of Ephrata (2003).
Steven Jeffries is an attorney in Holland & Knight’s Washington, DC office and provides legal counsel in regards to domestic and international trademark clearance, registration, title transfer, licensing and enforcement matters.
He serves on both the House Judiciary Committee and bipartisan Task Force on Overcriminalization. As part of these organizations, he strives to address institutional flaws within criminal justice systems while channeling public discontent into legislative action.
Jeffries represents New York’s 8th Congressional district, which includes Brooklyn communities such as Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bed-Stuy and Coney Island; parts of Queens; as well as portions of Queens. Previously serving in the New York State Assembly. A champion for economic growth who helped streamline R&D tax credit processes as well as advocate for criminal justice reform through his Black Caucus membership.
Achievement and Honors
Jeffries devotes much of his free time to photographing homeless individuals around the globe, serving as an avid member of Beta Gamma Sigma and board member for Williamson College of Business Administration’s Student Government Association.
As part of his professional growth, he completed internships at four financial institutions: Treloar & Heisel in Michigan where he assisted wealth management professionals; JP Morgan Chase in New York City where he participated in integrated audits and developed financial reports; and Progressive Insurance in Ohio where he collaborated with data analysts in order to produce reports for upper management.
During the 115th Congress, he helped pass legislation modernizing copyright laws through expanding law school clinics that protect songwriters and creators’ rights. He has also supported efforts to reintegrate previously imprisoned individuals into society.
Steven is an outstanding leader and counselor who takes great pleasure in building strong relationships with his clients, prospects, and brokers. Additionally, his skills include breaking down complex tax and legal issues into manageable concepts while creating efficient solutions.
He is the son of Russell Warren and Gwen Jeffries of Kirksville. He attended State University of New York at Binghamton for his bachelor’s degree in political science before going on to New York University for law. As a member of the District of Columbia Bar, he practices intellectual property law, corporate law and real estate as well as serving as trial counsel at U.S. District Court for DC; additionally he holds his real estate license license.
Steven Jeffries is worth $5 Million thanks to a successful career in finance – specifically on Wall Street – where he helped small-to-mid sized companies raise capital through equity and bond issuance.
Jeffries boasts an acclaimed legal career. He has worked in multiple political organizations – most notably New York State for intergovernmental affairs – as well as serving as law clerk and associate attorney.
Jeffries earned professional boxing accolades before retiring due to hand injuries in 2012. Since then, he has trained at Los Angeles’ Box n Burn fitness gym and produced instructional videos for Dynamic Striking website. Jeffries currently earns a base salary of $174,000 as a congressman; should he become minority leader, this figure could increase substantially.