Faculty Bios

E.S. Savas

Presidential Professor

  • Mailing Address
  • Baruch College/CUNY
  • School of Public Affairs
  • One Bernard Baruch Way, Box D-0901
  • New York NY, 10010


E.S. Savas

E.S. Savas is the author of fifteen books and over 130 articles; his books have been published in 23 foreign editions. He is an internationally known pioneer in, and authority on, privatization.

He served as First Deputy City Administrator of New York, appointed by Mayor John V. Lindsay, and as Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, appointed by President Ronald Reagan. He also served as a councilman in his suburban town. He was a professor of public management at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business and taught in Baruch's Department of Management, where he also served for eight years as chairman.

He has B.A. and B.S. degrees from the University of Chicago, M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University, and honorary doctorate degrees from two European universities.

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