Posted on Oct 24, 1997

New York State Comptroller H. Carl McCall will discuss “The State of New York's Economy” on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 4:30 p.m. at Union College's Nott Memorial.

His talk, sponsored by Union's Graduate Management Institute, is
the 1997 Kenneth B. Sharpe Lecture.

McCall was elected to his first full-term as Comptroller of the State of
New York in November 1994.

As chief fiscal officer of the State, he is responsible for governmental
financial oversight and pension fund management. McCall audits the spending practices of
the State and public authorities, and 1,6oo cities, counties, towns and villages across
New York State. As sole trustee of 880,000-member State and Local Retirement Systems,
McCall is responsible for investing a $75 billion pension fund.

From 1985 to 1993, he served as vice-president of Citicorp/Citibank.

From 1991 to 1993, he served as president of the New York
City Board of Education, where he set policy for the largest school system in the nation.

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.