Board of Directors and Officers

Board of Directors

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Director of the New York City Mayor's Office of Management and Budget

Dean Fuleihan

Dean A. Fuleihan was appointed New York City Budget Director in January 2014. Previously, Mr. Fuleihan joined the SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering as Executive Vice President for Strategic Partnerships. Prior to that, he served in the New York State Assembly for over 30 years, serving as the principal fiscal and policy advisor to the Speaker of the New York State Assembly, Assembly leadership and the Majority Conference. He was also the Assembly's principal staff negotiator on the state budget. Mr. Fuleihan received a B.A. degree in Economics from Alfred University and studied public finance at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.

New York City Comptroller

Scott Stringer

Scott M. Stringer, the Comptroller of the City of New York, was elected to a four-year term on November 5, 2013 and took office on January 1, 2014. As Comptroller, Mr. Stringer is the chief fiscal officer of the City and has extensive investigative and audit powers and responsibilities which include keeping the financial books and records of the City, as well as a program of performance audits of City agencies in connection with the City's management, planning and control of operations. Mr. Stringer is required to evaluate the Mayor's budget, including the assumptions and methodology used in the budget. Under the City Charter and pursuant to State law and City investment guidelines, Mr. Stringer is responsible for managing and investing City funds for operating and capital purposes. He is jointly responsible, with the Mayor, for City debt issuance and management. Mr. Stringer is also a member of the Control Board and is a trustee, the custodian and the delegated investment advisor of the City's five pension systems. Prior to becoming Comptroller, Mr. Stringer was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992, representing Manhattan's West Side for 13 years, and won election in 2005 as Manhattan Borough President. Mr. Stringer was born and raised in Washington Heights, where he attended local public schools and graduated from John Jay College of Criminal Justice.

New York City Corporation Counsel

Zachary Carter

Zachary W. Carter is the 78th Corporation Counsel of the City of New York. As the chief legal officer of the City, Mr. Carter oversees the Law Department with over 700 attorneys, who represent the City's interest in thousands of legal matters facing the City. In 1993, Mr. Carter was appointed by President Bill Clinton as the United States Attorney for the Eastern District, the first African-American to hold that office. Prior to becoming the Corporation Counsel, Mr. Carter was a partner in the firm Dorsey & Whitney. He oversaw the Trial Group at the firm's New York office and was co-chair of the firm's White Collar Crime and Civil Fraud practice. Mr. Carter has served as a magistrate judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and as a judge of the New York City Criminal Court. He has served as chairman of the New York City Mayor's Committee on the Judiciary from 2002 through 2013. Mr. Carter has received the Public Interest Law & Society Award from the New York Lawyers for the Public Interest and the Emory Buckner Medal from the Federal Bar Council. He graduated from Cornell University in 1972 and New York University School of Law in 1975.

Commissioner of the Department of Finance

Jacques Jiha

Jacques Jiha, Ph.D. was appointed Commissioner of New York City's Department of Finance by Mayor Bill de Blasio on April 8, 2014. Prior to becoming Commissioner, Mr. Jiha was the Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer of Earl G. Graves, Ltd., a multi-media company with properties in print, digital media, television, events and the Internet. He has also served on a number of government and not-for-profit boards including the Ronald McDonald House of New York, Public Health Solutions, the Investment Advisory Committee of the New York Common Retirement Fund and as Secretary of the board of the New York State Dormitory Authority. Previous positions include Deputy Comptroller for Pension Investment and Public Finance in the Office of the New York State Comptroller, where he managed the assets of the New York State Common Retirement Fund – then the nation's second-largest pension fund valued at $120 billion. Prior to his appointment, he worked for the New York City Office of the Comptroller first as Chief Economist and later as Deputy Comptroller for Budget, with oversight responsibilities over the city's operating budget and four-year capital plan. Mr. Jiha also served as Executive Director of the Legislative Tax Study Commission of New York State and as Principal Economist for the New York State Assembly Committee on Ways and Means. He holds a Ph.D. and a Master's degree in Economics from the New School for Social Research and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Fordham University.

Speaker of City Council

Melissa Mark-Viverito

Melissa Mark-Viverito currently serves as the Speaker of the New York City Council, the first Puerto Rican and Latina to hold a citywide elected position. She represents the 8th District, which includes El Barrio/East Harlem and the South Bronx. Speaker Mark-Viverito was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She worked for over a decade in local activism, nonprofit organizations and labor before being elected to the City Council in 2005, as the first Puerto Rican woman and Latina to represent her district in the Council. In 2009, she was elected to her second term in the City Council, during which she served as Chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation, the founding Co-Chair of the Progressive Caucus and as a member of the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus. In 2011, she was one of four Council Members to pioneer the first-ever Participatory Budgeting process in New York City. She is a graduate of Columbia College at Columbia University and Baruch College, City University of New York, where she studied Public Administration through the National Urban Fellows Program.



Alan L. Anders

Mr. Anders was appointed President in July 2006. Mr. Anders was appointed President in July 2006. Mr. Anders also serves as Deputy Director for Financing Policy and Coordination of the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget of the City. Prior to joining the City in September 1990, Mr. Anders was a senior investment banker for J.P. Morgan Securities since 1977 and prior to that date was Executive Director of the Commission on Governmental Efficiency and Economy in Baltimore, Maryland. Mr. Anders is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Maryland Law School.

Vice President and Treasurer

F. Jay Olson

Mr. Olson was appointed Vice President and Treasurer in July 2006. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He also serves as Assistant Director at the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget of the City.


Prescott D. Ulrey

Mr. Ulrey was appointed Assistant Secretary in November 1999, and subsequently appointed Secretary in September 2013. He is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and Columbia Law School. He also serves as General Counsel at the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget of the City.


Robert L. Balducci

Mr. Balducci was appointed Deputy Comptroller in February 2009, and subsequently appointed Comptroller in September 2014. He is a graduate of Baruch College of the City University of New York. He also serves as Assistant Director at the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget of the City.

Deputy Comptroller

Kemraj Narine

Mr. Narine was appointed Assistant Comptroller in March 2011 and subsequently appointed Deputy Comptroller in April 2014. He is a graduate of York College of the City University of New York. He also serves as Deputy Assistant Director at the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget of the City.

Assistant Treasurer

Laura Tarbox

Ms. Tarbox was appointed Assistant Treasurer in April 2014. She is a graduate of Cornell University. She also serves as a Supervising Analyst at the Mayor’s Office of Management and Budget of the City.

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