Chief Legal and Compliance Officer
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115-0049
Denise Peart joins MMBB with a deep understanding of the compliance issues surrounding retirement benefits thanks to 15 years’ experience in the City of New York Office of Labor Relations. She served both as the Deputy Assistant Counsel of the New York City Deferred Compensation Plan and Deputy Director of Contracts and Legal Affairs of Tax Favored Benefits and Citywide Programs.
In the latter role, Denise managed the Contracts and Legal Affairs department of the New York City Deferred Compensation Plan, the Management Benefits Fund and Citywide Programs. As the primary liaison between the programs, vendors, participants, consultants and the New York City Law Department, Ms. Peart issued Requests for Proposals and negotiated investment management and administrative service contracts.
A member of the New York State Bar, Denise received her Bachelor of Arts with honors from the City College of New York and her Juris Doctorate from George Washington University School of Law. She is a member of the American Bar Association and a candidate for the Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) designation.