Aaron Ordower

Aaron Ordower is Senior Policy Deputy for Councilmember Paul Krekorian, Aaroncovering policy initiatives that include the environment, climate change, and housing. 

Aaron has worked for a dozen years on environmental sustainability, urban infrastructure, and economic development at organizations including the New York City Mayor’s Office, the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development, and the World Bank.  Aaron helped craft and pass New York City’s historic 2019 Climate Mobilization Act and oversaw that city’s programs designed to help the private sector reduce building energy use.  He helped to design and launch New York City’s first “green” affordable housing preservation program and worked on many policy initiatives to ensure low-income residents benefited from investments in clean energy.  Aaron started his career working on sustainable development technical assistance and investment lending in Latin America.

Aaron earned his BA in Political Science and Latin American Literature from UC Berkeley and his Masters in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA.  Aaron is a native Angeleno and is thrilled to return home after ten East Coast winters. 

To contact Aaron, email aaron.ordower@lacity.org or call 213-473-7002