Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, 1965 Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY HUD National Training Center, 1971, Economic Development Training Graduate studies at New School, Harvard; NYU in real estate finance, development and urban design, Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Program for Senior Executives in State and Local Government, July 2005. Master of Public Administration, Rutgers Newark, January 2009 Phi Alpha Alpha, National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration
- Successful public and private sector, policy development and funding strategist sourcing and raising over $300 Million Dollars in public and private investment. -Effective government and nonprofit executive and board leader with $1.2 Million to $ 50 Million operating and capital budgeting responsibility. - Design, structure and coordinate public financial incentives for complex urban economic development and institutional capital project planning and implementation. -Lead government and private sector project teams planning and implementing real estate and capital projects over one billion dollars (aggregate value for all projects) (Hoboken, Newark, New Jersey, New England). -Identify, cultivate and secure adoption of legislation and policies by government (grants and Congressional earmarks), corporate, individual and foundation funding for government and nonprofit organizations, over $25 Million, aggregate. Advocate responsible pro-business public policy.