Howard Rattner was appointed Finance Commissioner of the City of New Rochelle in August 1993. Prior to joining the City, Mr. Rattner held several managerial positions in both the public and private sectors. For the City of Beverly Hills, California, Mr. Rattner served as Director of Economic Development and Deputy Director of Finance and Administration. He has also served as Chief Financial Officer for the Long Beach (California) Water Department, and as Administrative Analyst for a major audit and accounting firm.
Mr. Rattner is a native of Queens, N.Y. and received his undergraduate degree from State University of New York at Binghamton and his Masters in Business Administration from UCLA. He is well versed in municipal finance, has been a guest speaker at several professional organization conferences and has been a substitute lecturer in accounting and business at California State University at Long Beach.
Mr. Rattner and his family currently reside in New Rochelle.