Richard Ravitch is an American politician and businessman who served as the 75th Lieutenant Governor of New York from 2009 to 2010. He was appointed to the position in July 2009 by New York Governor David Paterson. A native of New York City, he earned a law degree from Yale Law School and has worked in his family's real estate development business, a number of government and government-appointed positions, including with the New York State Urban Development Corporation and Metropolitan Transportation Authority, and in private industry, including tenures as chairman of the Bowery Savings Bank and as the chief owner representative in labor negotiations for Major League Baseball. Wikipedia*
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Richard Ravitch has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 House Committee as a Representative for the Player Relations Committee of the Major League Baseball. The year with the most videos was 2012 with three videos as a Co-Founder and Co-Chair for the State Budget Crisis Task Force. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 784 views per program. Most common tags: Federal Budget, New York, State Budgets.
PreviouslyLieutenant Governor, New York (State)
D July 8, 2009 - December 31, 2010 Videos: 4 Co-Chair, Millennial Housing Commission c. December 1, 2000 - c. August 31, 2002 Videos: 1