Mark N. Page
Mark Page is director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), where he assists the mayor in developing and implementing the city’s budget and advises on policies affecting the city’s fiscal stability and the effectiveness of its services.
Prior to his appointment, Mr. Page most recently served as deputy director and general counsel of the Office of Management and Budget. A true public servant, he has worked in city government for 24 years, and has become an expert in municipal finance.
Mr. Page joined the OMB in 1978 as deputy counsel. He was named general counsel in 1980 and deputy director and general counsel in 1982. He served as director of OMB from 2002. His responsibilities included developing and implementing the city’s budget, monitoring and forecasting revenues and expenses of the city, analyzing the economy, evaluating agency management improvement initiatives, and issuing bonds in the public capital markets in conjunction with the New York City comptroller.
While with the OMB, he has held a number of other positions related to New York City financing in the public capital markets. From 1984 to 2002, he was executive director of the New York City Municipal Water Authority, which issues bonds for the capital plan of the NYC Department of Environmental Protection. He served as executive director of the New York City Transitional Finance Authority from 1997 to 2006 and since 1999 as president of TSASC, Inc., a local development corporation whose debt is secured by tobacco settlement revenues. Both issue bonds to finance the city’s capital plan.
Mr. Page also served as president of the Jay Street Development Corp., which issued bonds to finance a courthouse in Brooklyn, from 2002 to 2006. He has served on the board of the Metropolitan Transit Authority since 2003, and on NYC Health + Hospitals’ board since 2013. Mr. Page earned a B.A. from Harvard College and a J.D. from the New York University School of Law.