William J. Mulrow

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William J. Mulrow
Born (1956-01-26) January 26, 1956 (age 61)
Nationality American
Education Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Yale College
Occupation Investment Banker

Bill Mulrow (born January 26, 1956) is an American businessman, investment banker and government official. He is a Senior Managing Director at the Blackstone Group,[1] an alternative asset manager. Previously, he was a Director of Global Capital Markets at Citigroup, Inc.,[2][3] a Managing Director of Paladin Capital Group,[4] a Senior Vice President and Head of New Product Development at Gabelli Asset Management[5][6][7] (now GAMCO Investors), a Managing Director in Corporate Finance for Rothschild Inc.,[8] and a Managing Director and Head of Public Finance Banking for Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette Securities Corporation.[9]


Bill Mulrow is a graduate of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and of Yale College where he graduated Cum Laude and was a Rhodes Scholar finalist.[citation needed]


Bill Mulrow's career has included ibusiness, government and politics. He has experience in financial markets including public finance, asset management and investment banking, as well as having served in federal, state and local government and political positions.

Mulrow is a member of Kappa Beta Phi.[10]

Board experience[edit]

Mulrow is the Chairman of the Board of Sterling Suffolk Racecourse, also known as Suffolk Downs,[11][12] a thoroughbred race track in New England. He previously served on the Boards of Application Security, Inc., the Hudson Valley Bank[13] and Millbrook Capital.

Publicly held positions[edit]

Mulrow has served in public positions. He is Governor Andrew Cuomo's appointee as the Chairman of the New York State Housing Finance Agency[14][15] and the State of New York Mortgage Agency.[16] He was also named to the Judicial Compensation Commission[17][18] by Cuomo in 2011. Previously, he served as a Director of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, Director of the Municipal Assistance Corporation for the City of New York, Director of the United Nations Development Corporation, Chairman of the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency, and Chairman of the New York City Rent Guidelines Board [8]. He ran for the Office of New York State Comptroller,[19][20][21][22][23][24][25][26] and was Vice Chair of the New York State Democratic Party. He has appeared on CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, and NBC.[citation needed] Mulrow was an advisor to New York state Governors Hugh Carey, Mario Cuomo, Eliot Spitzer[27] and Andrew Cuomo.

Academic positions[edit]

Mulrow has also sat on the Board of Advisors for the State and Local Government Center at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and the Board of Advisors for the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He was Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx.

Civic awards and recognitions[edit]

Mulrow has been awarded:

  • The Humanitarian Award of the North American Boards of Rabbis[citation needed]
  • The Roy Wilkins Humanitarian Award of the New York State NAACP[citation needed]
  • The Civic Leadership Award of the Whitney Radio Group of Westchester County[citation needed]


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  5. ^ "Mulrow, William J. Candidate Details". Our Campaigns. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  6. ^ "William J. Mulrow". Wikinvest. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
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  8. ^ "New Chairman To Lead New York State's Housing Agencies". Homes and Community Renewal. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  9. ^ "NYC deputy comptroller always dreamed of a life in finance". Pensions & Investments. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  10. ^ Roose, Kevin (2014). Young Money: Inside the Hidden World of Wall Street's Post-Crash Recruits. London, UK: John Murray (Publishers), An Hachette UK Company. p. 210. ISBN 978-1-47361-161-0. 
  11. ^ "Suffolk Downs names new leadership". Boston Business Journal. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  12. ^ "Keeping Track of the Proposed Suffolk Downs Casino". Plumbers & Gasfitters Local 12. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  13. ^ "Hudson Valley Holding Corp. Appoints William J. Mulrow as Director". PR Newswire. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  14. ^ "New Chairman To Lead New York State's Housing Agencies". Real Media. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  15. ^ "Committee Meeting: Finance Meeting". New York State Senator John A. DeFrancisco. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  16. ^ "William J. Mulrow, Chairman of HFA, AHC, SONYMA, MBBA and TSFC" (PDF). NYSHCR. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  17. ^ "Bill Thompson To Lead Judicial Compensation Panel". State of Politics. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  18. ^ "Special Commission on Judicial Compensation". NY.gov. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  19. ^ "Mulrow Trying to Block Comeback by Alan Hevesi". New York Observer. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  20. ^ "Comptroller Candidates Are In, and Spitzer's Pal Is Top Contender". New York Magazine. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  21. ^ "Mulrow Picks Up Key Endorsements in Buffalo". WBFO 88.7. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  22. ^ "State Comproller Also Up For Grabs". WNYC News. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  23. ^ "Unknown gives Hevesi a run in comptroller race". EBSCO Host Connection. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  24. ^ "Mulrow's pitch". Politics on the Hudson. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  25. ^ "Mulrow bids for comptroller". EBSCO Host Connection. July 2002. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  26. ^ "http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2007/01/as_testimony_starts_spitzers_c_1.html". New York Magazine. Retrieved 27 September 2013.  External link in |title= (help)
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