Kathleen Gill began her legal career with a private litigation firm and in 1995 was appointed Assistant Corporation Counsel for the City of New Rochelle. She was promoted to Deputy Corporation Counsel in 1997, serving as legal adviser to the Planning and Zoning Boards and City staff on zoning and development issues, and was promoted to Corporation Counsel in November 2009. In 2013, Ms. Gill joined Iona College. In her position as General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees, she managed the legal operations of the College and provided support and advice to the President and Board of Trustees on a broad range of issues. Ms. Gill was appointed as the City of New Rochelle's Chief of Staff/Corporation Counsel in September, 2015. From 2021-2022 she additionally served as Interim Development Commissioner. She was appointed Deputy City Manager in March 2022.
Ms. Gill earned her undergraduate degree in Government from Skidmore College, an MS in Urban Planning and Environmental Studies from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a JD degree and Environmental Certificate from Pace University School of Law, where she was an editor on the Environmental Law Review. She is currently a member of the New York State and New Rochelle Bar Associations.