Former Queens councilman heading back to City Hall as senior adviser in Mayor Adams’ administration


Former southern Queens Councilman Eric Ulrich was appointed as a senior adviser to Mayor Eric Adams on Wednesday, Jan. 5, and will be part of a team that will oversee operations at City Hall and advance the mayor’s strategic policies and priorities.

Ulrich served as a Republican member of the City Council for 12 years during which time he was instrumental in passing legislation that established the New York City Department of Veterans Services. Following Superstorm Sandy, he organized relief efforts that helped displaced residents rebuild and recover.