Gerrard Bushell, Ph.D
President & CEO
The Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
Gerrard P. Bushell was appointed President & CEO of DASNY by Governor Andrew Cuomo. Under Dr. Bushell’s leadership, DASNY has been cited as one of the nation’s top issuers of municipal bonds and construction managers.
Dr. Bushell is an accomplished investment advisor in money management, where he covered institutional investors and sold alternative and traditional investments. He was a Senior Relationship Advisor in BNY Mellon's alternative investment management businesses. Prior to joining BNY Mellon, Dr. Bushell served as: Director in the Client and Partner Group at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. (KKR), Managing Director in Business Development at Arden Asset Management, and the Head of Institutional Sales at the Legg Mason affiliate, ClearBridge Advisors. Previously, Dr. Bushell was the Head of the Middle Markets Team, and Head of the Northeast and Southeast Public Funds at Taft Hartley Groups.
Dr. Bushell previously served as a key advisor to the former New York State Comptroller H. Carl McCall. A graduate of Columbia University, Dr. Bushell received a B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Political Science.