“Richard Negrin, City of Philadelphia Deputy Mayor for Administration and Coordination and Managing Director, was appointed in July 2010.
This Cabinet position has direct management responsibility over the City?s key infrastructure departments and coordinates across all City government to provide oversight and support to ensure optimal performance. In December 2009, Mr. Negrin was appointed by Mayor Nutter to serve as Executive Director of the Board of Revision of Taxes to provide strong leadership to revitalize, restructure and reform the embattled agency. From November 2006 through December 2009, Mr. Negrin served as Vice-Chair of the independent Philadelphia Board of Ethics which helped to change the culture of government by providing guidance, education and training on ethics rules to the entire city workforce as well as to promote greater transparency in government by overseeing financial disclosures by city officials and by having oversight related to campaign finance limits and disclosures. Prior to joining the City of Philadelphia, Mr. Negrin was Vice President, Associate General Counsel, and a member of the Executive Leadership Council of ARAMARK Corporation. Prior to joining ARAMARK, Mr. Negrin was a litigator with the law firm of Morgan Lewis, and was a prosecutor in the Major Trials Unit of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Negrin is a graduate of Rutgers University School of Law, where he was the recipient of the Richard L. Barbour, Jr. Memorial Award. He received his Bachelor?s degree in political science from Wagner College where he received the Pre-Law Prize for academic excellence. During college, Mr. Negrin was a consensus football all-American and served as captain of the football team, helping to lead them to the small college National Championship in 1987. After college, Mr. Negrin played briefly in the National Football League, signing contracts with the Cleveland Browns in 1988, and the New York Jets in 1989.”