Bryan Berge
Director and Chief Pension Administrator

Bryan Berge - Mayor's Office of Pensions and Investments

Bryan Berge was appointed director and chief pension administrator of the Mayor’s Office of Pensions and Investments (MOPI) in June of 2022. Bryan represents the mayor and conducts research on pension fund investment issues, serving as advisor to the trustees of New York City’s five pension funds and retirement systems and the deferred compensation plan, which serve over 700,000 active and retired participants and have total assets in excess of $270 billion.

Under Bryan’s leadership, MOPI focuses on improving long-term, risk-adjusted returns by advocating for investment policy and governance enhancements; ensuring that applicants for disability pensions meet the statutory standards; reviewing pension legislation and assisting in the development of legislative initiatives; and increasing the operational and administrative efficiency of the City pension funds and retirement systems.

Prior to joining the Department of Finance, Bryan served as assistant corporation counsel at the New York City Law Department, where he litigated affirmative cases brought by the City and its agencies, supervised pension advisory matters, and advised on several information technology initiatives. He previously served as law clerk to United States District Court Judge Thomas P. Griesa of the Southern District of New York.

Bryan graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas at Austin and cum laude from Harvard Law School.