Bachelor of Science in Economics, New York University, 1965. Master of Arts, New York University, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Public Finance, Urban Economics, New York University, 2000.
Transportation consultant James C. Buckley Inc., 1966-1967. Senior economic analyst Eastern Airlines Incorporated, New York York City, 1967-1971. Consultant regional economics & public finance analysis Thomas Conoscenti and Associates Inc., Nesconset, New York, since 1972.
Adjunct instructor New York University, Stony Brook, 1972-1974. Special assistant professor Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, 1979-1993. Director management programs Farmingdale campus Polytech.
University, since 1983. Senior economic research scientist State University of New York, Stony Brook, since 1993. Associate director Center for Local Tax Research, New York City, 1978-1981.
Director economic research Long Island Association, Hauppauge, New York, 1981-1983, chief economist, since 1992.
Member Governor's Council on Economic and Fiscal Priorities, New York State Economic Development Council, since 1983, Action Committee for Long Island. Advisor Suffolk County Economic Development Agency, Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency. Board directors Long Island Development Corporation, BiCounty Economic Development Corporation, Suffolk County Council Boy Scouts American, Young Men’s Christian Association of Smithtown, Smithtown Library.
Systems, vice chairman. Active St. Patricks Roman Catholic Church With United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1965-1971. Member American Economic Association, American Statistical Society, National Association Business Economics, National Committee for Urban Economic Development, New York Regional Economics Society, New York State Economic Development Council, Long Island Forum for Technology, Long Island Mid Suffolk Business Association, Setauket Yacht Club.
Married Marilyn Buxbaum, August 25, 1973. Children: Lauren, Thomas.