|Beth E. Goldman
Beth E. Goldman was appointed Finance Commissioner by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg on September 23, 2013, and officially began leading the agency on September 30, 2013. Beth brings to the position a successful 20-year career in public service, as well as a wealth of legal and managerial experience. Prior to her appointment, Goldman served as the General Counsel and Deputy Commissioner at the Department of Finance, where she provided guidance across the agency to significantly improve its operations and administration.
Prior to joining Finance, she served as the Deputy Chief, Civil Division, of the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, where she handled civil racketeering, national security, environmental and other cases on behalf of the federal government during her 15 years in that office.
Commissioner Goldman received a Bachelor of Arts from Yale University and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and three children.