Stephen Berger is Chairman of Odyssey Investment Partners, a private New York investment firm that specializes in private corporate transactions.
Prior to joining Odyssey Partners, Berger served as Executive Vice President of GE Capital from 1990 to 1993. He served as Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1985 to 1990. Mr. Berger also served as New York State Commissioner of Social Services as well as a Member of the Board of Social Welfare, 1976-1977.
During the height of New York's financial crisis in 1976 and 1977, Mr. Berger was responsible for supervising the city's budget and was instrumental in designing a financial plan that enabled New York to reenter the credit markets.
Mr. Berger's public service activities include such leadership positions as Executive Director of the New York Emergency Control Board for the City of New York and Chairman of United States Railway Association. He is Chairman of the Board of Dayton Superior Corporation and serves as a director on the boards of Pro Mach Inc. and Dresser, Inc.
Mr. Berger is a Brandeis University graduate, graduating magna cum laude in 1959.