Michael Stern

Michael Stern has served in dual business and legal roles for four New York City Comptrollers. He has represented the Comptroller’s Office in connection with the negotiation, review and approval of over $100 billion of debt and $3 billion of swaps for New York City and several related bond-issuing entities. He has represented the Comptroller on several boards, including the Board of Directors of the New York City Transitional Finance Authority, the Sales Tax Asset Receivable Corporation, TSASC, Inc. (the City’s tobacco securitization entity), the Fiscal Year 2005 Securitization Corporation, the New York City Industrial Development Agency and the New York City Banking Commission. He has served as chairperson of several audit and finance committees. He has spoken about New York City’s myriad financing programs, derivatives, stadium financing and related issues with foreign finance officials, at conferences, at investor road shows and at rating agency presentations.Prior to joining the New York City Comptroller’s Office, Michael worked as a lawyer at Brown & Wood (now Sidley Austin) and Hawkins, Delafield & Wood. Michael received his B.A. degree cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania and his law degree from the Boston University School of Law. ��