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Brian Matthews

Brown & Weinraub
Senior Advisor
Albany, N.Y.
Brian Matthews is pleased to bring his vast experience in government, and as a member of an advisory firm working with companies who are leading the way to a more sustainable future, to the Waterfront Alliance’s annual Waterfront Conference. An expert in government procurement and MWBE certification and contracting, Brian’s 30 year N.Y. State government career included roles in the New York State Comptroller’s Office and Division of Budget. Most recently, Brian served as CFO of the Office of General Services – New York State’s premiere contracting and asset management agency. As CFO, Brian managed a diverse portfolio of programs including financials, procurement, contract management, business diversity opportunities (MWBE and SDVOB), insurance management, statewide energy resource purchasing and enterprise Fleet management. Concurrently he provided information technology project portfolio oversight, headed strategic risk management, and oversaw internal controls.

Brian holds an MPA from the Rockefeller School of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany and a B.S. in political science from Springfield College.