Governor Cuomo Appoints CUNY Board Member Brian D. Obergfell to The City University Construction Fund

CUNY Board member Brian D. Obergfell, an attorney with an extensive background in banking, real estate and commercial finance, was named by Governor Cuomo to The City University Construction Fund, a public-benefit corporation through which facilities are provided for CUNY’s colleges and graduate institutions.

Mr. Obergfell is a senior partner in Emmet, Marvin & Martin LLP, the New York City law firm where he has worked since 1985. He is admitted to practice in New York State and, since 2010, in England and Wales. He graduated from Boston University with a B.S. in Communications in 1979 and from New York Law School with a J.D. in 1985.

Mr. Obergfell has been a permanent trustee of the Heisman Trophy Trust since 2001, is a trustee of the Leake & Watts Children’s House since 2009, and served on the New York State Banking Board from 2007 through 2011.  Mr. Obergfell was appointed to the new State Charter Advisory Board of the New York State Department of Financial Services in March 2012. Mr. Obergfell is Vice Chair of the Board’s Standing Committee on Facilities Planning and Management.

Mr. Obergfell, a Brooklyn resident, was nominated by the Governor and unanimously confirmed by the New York Senate as a member of the Board of The City University of New York in June 2012 to a term that ends June 2018.

The City University of New York (“CUNY”) is the nation’s largest urban public university, comprising 24 institutions. The City University Construction Fund (“CUCF”) is a public benefit corporation established by New York State to provide facilities for CUNY and support the educational purposes of CUNY. CUNY and CUCF are committed to providing quality facilities that serve the University’s approved educational programs through a program of facility design, construction and development projects. This website has been developed to support this program and to provide access to information about procurement opportunities with CUNY’s Office of Facilities Planning, Construction and Management (“FPCM”)