Michael Z

General Manager - 20 Years of Experience - Near 11001


General Manager

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A management position which will enable me to employ my skills and experience in contract management, project oversight, budget management, human resource succession/planning and fiscal accountability. EXPERIENCE MTA New York City Transit Authority, Brooklyn, NY Division of Materiel Assistant Chief Operations Officer Execute NY Transit’s material and equipment disposal policies in a timely, cost effective, and environmentally responsible manner. As NYC Transit’s Asset Recovery Officer, I am responsible for disposing all unwanted material, and I have pioneered innovative alternate disposal methodologies to reduce disposal costs and increase revenues. NYC Transit’s Internet Sales, Artificial Reef Programs, “zero landfill” electronics recycling program, and the use of variable market indices for the sale of Transit’s scrap metals are examples of the programmatic improvements implemented under my stewardship. Division of Facilities Director- Management & Budget Managed a staff of 17 professional/managerial Contract Administrators and a portfolio of 40+ Transit-wide service contracts, with responsibility for ensuring uninterrupted services to NYC Transit user departments, monitoring vendor performance and preparing accurate and timely expense reports. Department of Buses Deputy Director – Personnel & Finance Supervised the finance and personnel functions. My duties included the development of the operating and staffing budgets, and the administration of the divisional recruiting and staffing programs for represented and non-represented personnel for the Department of Buses’ Central Maintenance Facility. Association of the Graphic Arts, NY, NY Director – Finance & Administration Responsible for the Association’s accounting and membership staffs and oversight of all financial reporting, including the preparation and presentation of the annual budget and accounting for all of the Association’s revenues. Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Manager – Budgets and Expense Originally appointed as Accounting Supervisor, my responsibilities grew through a series of promotions, to Manager – Budgets and Expense for Met Life’s Real Estate Investments Division. I was responsible for overseeing the preparation of the division’s operating, staffing and capital budgets, including joint ventures, wholly owned properties and correspondent bank operations. My duties also included audit liaison responsibilities and management of a portfolio of partnership escrow funds in excess of $50 million. EDUCATION St John’s University BS Management/Economics MBA Management/Finance New York University Real Estate Studies – Real Estate Appraisal, Income & Capitalization Analysis, Cooperative and Condominium, Development, Real Estate Sales and Real Estate Broker’s License Courses Clemson University Extension, NY Building Maintenance Management & Cost Analysis Dale Carnegie Institute, NY Effective Speaking and Human Relations American Management Association, NY Six Sigma – Effective Project Management MTA Executive Leadership Conference Numerous corporate management training and development seminars MILITARY United States Marine Corps Commissioned Officer, attained the rank of Captain, with wartime service as a Combat Engineer Platoon Commander and Company Executive Officer in the Republic of Viet Nam, followed by duty as an Instructor and Platoon Commander at the Marine Corps’ Basic School for Officers and Officer’s Candidate School, Quantico, Virginia. REFERENCES Will be furnished upon request