Mr. Sullivan has over twenty years of progressive financial analysis and control background with municipalities, large corporations, and "think tank" academic research organizations. Prior to his current position he was Director of Financial Planning for the Long Island Power Authority, which owns the electric transmission and distribution system on Long Island that delivers power to more than 1.1 million retail customers. His responsibilities at the Authority included the administration of LIPA’s long-term financial planning, including, oversight of financial modeling and economic forecasting. In addition Mr. Sullivan was responsible for the financial implementation of one of the most ambitious energy efficiency programs in the country.Prior to that position, he was recruited to head revenue and economic analysis for the Nassau Interim Finance Authority created by Governor George Pataki under the leadership of Frank Zarb, former Chairman of the NASD and the NASDAQ Stock Market Inc. In this role, Mr. Sullivan instituted the development of the County’s first Four-Year Financial Plan to identify future budget shortfalls and map recurring gap closing measures to achieve structural balance. In 1996 Mr. Sullivan was brought in to serve as the initial director to head the budget office for the newly created Nassau County Legislature, which represents 1.3 million residents. He has also performed research for Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates.Mr. Sullivan has a Master of Arts Degree in International Economics from Fordham University and holds a Bachelor of Arts in History from there as well.
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