Mayor Rudolph Giuliani appointed Bernard Rosen in March 1998. He sits on a number of subcommittees of the NYC Health + Hospitals Board, including the Finance Committee. In addition, Mr. Rosen is the Chairperson of the MetroPlus Health Plan Board of Directors, a NYC Health + Hospitals subsidiary corporation.
Mr. Rosen retired from New York City Government after 35 years of service. For 27 of those years, Mr. Rosen was employed by the New York City Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as a Senior Analyst, and rose through the ranks to First Deputy Director.
During his years of service in OMB, Mr. Rosen was responsible for various assignments: He was the OMB liaison to the task force that implemented the original Integrated Financial Management System (IFMS) which became operative in 1977 and was until recently, the major accounting and budgeting system for the city. As a result of the financial emergency in 1975, he played a key role in developing the city’s first multi-year financial plan, as well as restructuring the monthly and quarterly financial reporting systems. As a senior member of the OMB, he worked closely with the Director in formulating options for the Mayor, which led to final proposals that were included in the city’s Operating Budget and Financial Plan. He also worked closely with representatives of the New York City Comptroller’s Office and the independent auditors in the preparation of the city’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. In addition, Mr. Rosen represented the Budget Director on the New York City Audit Committee.
In addition to his role as a member of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Board of Directors, Mr. Rosen remains very active in various public sector activities since his retirement from OMB. Mr. Rosen has been a part-time consultant at the Metropolitan Transit Authority since May 1996.
Mr. Rosen earned a Masters in Business Administration in Accounting and a BBA in Statistics From the Baruch College of the City University of New York.