Deputy Mayor Marc V. Shaw Named CUNY Trustee

Marc V. Shaw, New York City Deputy Mayor for Operations, has been named to The City University of New York Board of Trustees. Nominated by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, and approved by the New York State Senate, Mr. Shaw will serve until July 2009.

Trustee Shaw was the Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority before serving as Deputy Mayor. Appointed by Governor George E. Pataki in January 1996, he was responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the MTA, including financial and strategic planning, and the capital programming activities for headquarters and the operating agencies.

Trustee Shaw’s distinguished career in government includes service as the Budget Director for the New York City Office of Management and Budget under Mayor Giuliani, responsible for developing the Mayor’s executive budget and for advising the Mayor on all policy issues affecting the City’s fiscal stability and effectiveness of its services. He was also responsible for the City’s four-year financial plans and its capital budget. He first served in the Giuliani administration as Commissioner of the New York City Department of Finance.

He began his career in New York City government in 1988 as Director of Finance for the New York City Council, serving as chief fiscal advisor to the Speaker of the Council and as the Council’s principal negotiator on the city budget. Earlier he worked for the New York State Senate Finance Committee on state taxation and financing policies.

He has also been an adjunct professor of Public Services at the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Services at New York University.

Trustee Shaw graduated magna cum laude from the State University College at Buffalo and earned a Masters of Arts degree from SUNY/Buffalo.