Bachelor cum laude, Yeshiva University, 1980. Master of City and Regional Planning, Kennedy School Government, Harvard University, 1984. Juris Doctor cum laude, Boston University, 1984.
Legal and economics analyst to gubernatorial economics advisor, State of Massachusetts, Cambridge, 1981; congressional legal intern, United States Senate, Washington, 1983; legal clerk, Baskin & Sears, Professional Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1983; editor, Governance Journal of Public Policy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983-1984; legal clerk, Bastrin and Sears, Professional Corporation, Pittsburgh, 1983; story analyst, Walt Disney Pictures, New York City, 1985; management analyst, Office Management Planning and Analysis, New York City Department General Superior vena cava syndrome, 1985-1986; acting director, Office Management Planning and Analysis, New York City Department General Superior vena cava syndrome, 1986-1987; coordinator finance and management audit, New York City Department General Superior vena cava syndrome, 1987-1988; manager management analysis unit, New York City Department Correction, 1988-1989; director management analysis and budget, New York City Department Correction, since 1989. Consultant Massachusetts Municipal Association, Cambridge, 1983. Legal and economics analyst to Gubernatorial Economics Advisor, 1981.
Member American Bar Association, Pennsylvania Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association, Allegheny County Bar Association, Association Trial Lawyers of America, American Planning Association, American Society for Public Admistrn., International City Management Association.