Governor Paterson Announces Jeffrey R. Fenster As Executive Director of the Workers' Compensation Board
ALBANY, NY (01/08/2010)(readMedia)-- Governor David A. Paterson today announced the appointment of Jeffrey R. Fenster as Executive Director of the Workers' Compensation Board. Prior to joining the Workers' Compensation Board, Mr. Fenster served as a litigation associate with the New York law firm of Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP. While at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP, Mr. Fenster represented institutional clients in complex commercial litigations, arbitrations, and federal and State government investigations.
Prior to working at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan, LLP, Mr. Fenster worked at WR Capital Management LP, a hedge fund based in Stamford, CT. Mr. Fenster received his bachelors and Juris Doctorate from the University of Michigan.
As Executive Director of the Workers' Compensation Board, Mr. Fenster's salary will be $141,730. This appointment is not subject to Senate confirmation. Mr. Fenster will begin serving as Executive Director on January 11, 2009.
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