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H. Carl McCall
National Visionary


Born October 17, 1935, in Boston, Massachusetts

Minister, former comptroller of New York State, and 2002 Democratic candidate for New York governor








BIOGRAPHY
H. Carl McCall was the Democratic Candidate for Governor of New York State in 2002. Mr. McCall served as Comptroller of the State of New York from May 1993 to December 2002.   As Chief Fiscal Officer of the State, he was responsible for governmental and financial oversight and pension fund management. As sole Trustee of the 880,000-member State and Local Retirement Systems, Mr. McCall was responsible for investing a pension fund valued at $112 billion.


McCall as a young man
Mr. McCall has had a distinguished career as a public servant. He served three terms as a New York State Senator representing the upper Manhattan district of New York City; as an Ambassador to the United Nations; as a Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey; and as the Commissioner of the New York State Division of Human Rights. He served as President of the New York City Board of Education from 1991-1993, where he set policy for the largest school system in the nation.

From 1999 to 2003 he served on the board of the New York Stock Exchange, in February 2003, he joined the newly reorganized board of Tyco International. He also serves on the board of New Plan Realty Corporation and the Standard Commercial Corporation, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He is presently a principal of Convent Capital, a financial services advisory firm.

He was educated at Dartmouth College, Andover Newton Theological Seminary and the University of Edinburgh.

Mr. McCall is married to Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President of the State University of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (F.I.T.) in New York City.

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