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Jay Kriegel

Jay Kriegel

  • Jay Kriegel’s Unmatchable New York Ethos

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    Jay Kriegel, 1940-2019 (photo via ABNY)

    Jay Kriegel wasn’t a New Yorker, he was New York. In Jay our city was personified, embodied, embedded, in a being the likes of which we will ever know again.

    The architecture of his hair alone—towering, iridescent, and high density—distinguished him from the mere mortals who ply our sidewalks, most of whom he knew. Walking Midtown with Jay was like being Mick Jagger’s wingman. From sales clerks to senators, he knew them all, and they all adored him. Ordering a meal with Jay was theater. By the end we knew everything about our

  • What’s The [DATA] Point? $67 billion

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    What's The Data Point? Episode 19 -- $67 billion, with Jay Kriegel of Related Companies and Americans Against Double Taxation [You can download What's The [Data] Point? wherever you get your podcasts, including on iTunes]

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    $67 billion is the amount of state and local taxes paid that New York State residents deduct from their federal tax returns each year, under a deduction,