Ms. Greenberger Joins the Hospital to Lead Major Building Projects
Nov 7, 2011
Sharon Greenberger is joining NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital's management team as senior vice president for facilities development and engineering, effective today. She was most recently chief operating officer of the New York City Department of Education.
"After an extensive nationwide search, I am delighted to welcome Sharon Greenberger. With more than 20 years of urban planning and development, design, construction and operations management experience, she has the requisite skills to ensure that our Hospital's facilities continue to meet the needs of patients and their families," says Dr. Steven J. Corwin, CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian.
As chief operating officer for the New York City Department of Education, Ms. Greenberger was responsible for coordinating all operations and programs that serve the city's 1.1 million public school children, including 1,700 schools, 135,000 employees and a $24 billion annual budget. Previously, she served as president and CEO of the New York City School Construction Authority; vice president for campus planning and real estate at New York University; chief of staff to the New York City deputy mayor for economic development and rebuilding; and vice president for economic development at the Alliance for Downtown New York.
Ms. Greenberger has a B.A. from Wesleyan University in English and history and a master's degree in city planning from MIT. She is the recipient of awards and honors, including the March of Dimes Service to Humanity Award; the New York Building Congress Leadership Award; the Subcontractors Trade Association Public Official of the Year, 2008; Women Builders in Construction Champion Award; and the Professional Women in Construction Leadership Award. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Jonathan Fried, and two daughters.
"I am thrilled to join the talented NewYork-Presbyterian team to focus on the critical and exciting work of developing and maintaining high-quality, top-notch medical facilities to best serve patients, their families and the community," says Ms. Greenberger.
Fritz Reuter, the outgoing senior vice president, will continue in an advisory capacity. "I want to thank Fritz for his years of outstanding leadership, through which the Hospital has undergone substantial expansion and modernization with the addition of high-tech, patient-centered facilities," says Dr. Corwin.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is the nation's largest not-for-profit, non-sectarian hospital, with 2,409 beds. The Hospital has nearly 2 million inpatient and outpatient visits in a year, including 12,797 deliveries and 195,294 visits to its emergency departments. NewYork-Presbyterian's 6,144 affiliated physicians and 19,376 staff provide state-of-the-art inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine at five major centers: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester Division. One of the most comprehensive health care institutions in the world, the Hospital is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area and is consistently ranked among the best academic medical institutions in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report. The Hospital has academic affiliations with two of the nation's leading medical colleges: Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.