Marc Hiler

Marc joined Ostroff Associates with over 30 years of government experience, including over 20 years of government procurement experience at both the NYS Office of General Services (OGS) and the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS). As a result of his extensive government and procurement experience Marc is well versed in all aspects of procurement from both the government and vendor perspective as well as the public policies that govern and affect procurement.

Prior to joining OA, Marc was the Supervising Attorney for Procurement in OGS Counsel’s Office for 7 years. Marc has extensive knowledge of the entire procurement process from drafting solicitations, assessing vendor responsibility, reviewing award/non-award determinations, drafting and negotiating contracts, overseeing vendor debriefings, and addressing contract administration issues.

As Supervising Attorney, Marc supported OGS Procurement Services and the OGS Agency Procurement Office. Procurement Services is the State’s central procurement office overseeing a $29 billion portfolio comprised of 1500 commodity, services, and technology contracts used by 7600 organizations (i.e., state agencies; public authorities; political subdivisions and local governments; SUNY/CUNY and school districts; and not-for-profit organizations).The Agency Procurement Office conducts procurements for OGS and hosted agencies such as the NYS Office of Cannabis Management, the NYS Board of Elections, and the State Liquor Authority

In his role as Supervising Attorney, Marc served as Counsel to the State Procurement Council.

At ITS Marc was Lead Counsel for various programs such as the Contracts and Procurements Office, Telephony/Network Infrastructure Delivery Services, the Chief Administrative Officer, the Broadband Program Office, and the Policy Office.

Marc began his government career as an Assistant Counsel at the NYS Legislative Bill Drafting Commission drafting legislation for 24 members of the Legislature.

Prior to joining government, Marc worked in private practice engaged in all aspects of civil and criminal litigation.

As a result of these experiences, Marc is uniquely qualified to assist clients in all aspects of the procurement process.

Marc has a BA in Political Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his Juris Doctorate from the Washington College of Law at American University.