Richard glazer

President

Richard Glazer has been President of the New York Cardiac Center Board of Governors since 1996. Much of his professional career has been in high-tech entrepreneurship. He spent several years as a Systems Engineer and Marketing Specialist with IBM and then joined others from that company and from MIT in the startup of National CSS (later purchased by Dun & Bradstreet), an early entrant in computer time-sharing. He later founded and served as President of Dynamic Applications, Inc., a computer systems company with applications expertise in medical software. He has a BA, BEE, MSOR, and CFM from NYU. 

Michael wolk, MD. 

Executive VP

Michael Wolk is a cardiovascular specialist practicing in the Heart Health Program of the Dalio Institute of Cardiovascular Imaging at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell, a Professor of Clinical Medicine at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Attending Physician at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Hospital for Special Surgery. He is a former President and current Trustee Emeritus of the American College of Cardiology and currently serves as Chair of the Cardiovascular Practice Section. Dr. Wolk received his BA at Colgate University and MD from Columbia University. 

AL Glazier

Treasurer

Alfred Glazier is Senior Vice President, Senior Portfolio Management Director and Financial Advisor at a major financial services firm.  He was formerly a long-term member of the New York Stock Exchange and serves as Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of the New York Cardiac Center. He has his BA from the University of Vermont.

Anne Ronan, ESQ.

Corporate Secretary

Anne M. Ronan is an attorney with the firm of Howard Davis, P.C. in Englewood Cliffs, NJ and specializes in Environmental Law.  She is the author of  Legal Privacy Rights in New York:  Guide for Non-Lawyers and The Real People’s Guides. She joined the Board of Governors of the New York Cardiac Center in 2017 and was appointed to an Officer position in 2020. She has a BA from St Peter’s College, NJ, a J.D. from Fordham University, and an L.L.M. from Pace University. 

David Glazer, esq.

Board member

David Glazer is currently Of Counsel at Wilson Elser, a global law firm serving clients of all sizes across multiple industries. Prior to Wilson Elser, David served as a partner at Shafer Glazer for 14 years and has had extensive experience in the State and Federal courts, including trials and appeals. David has over 20 years of experience in the Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense field working as both inside and outside counsel. He has been honored as a New York Super Lawyer 12 times in the past 15 years. He received his Bachelor’s degree at Duke University and his J.D. at Brooklyn Law School.

Joffrey Pearlman

Board Member

Joffrey Pearlman is a senior investment management sales and marketing executive and has worked with several leading financial institutions including Hartford Funds, Stadion Money Management, BIC Group LLC, and Allianz Global Investors. His specialty includes the strategic selection and educating financial advisers on positioned mutual funds, separately managed accounts, closed-end funds, offshore funds, and exchange-traded funds (ETFs). He is a four-time recipient of the Allianz Wholesaler of the Year award. Joffrey graduated from SUNY Oneonta, and his licenses include the NASD Series 7, Series 63, and Series 65.

Jerome Goldstein

Board Member

Jerome Goldstein is a scientist, engineer, and entrepreneur with expertise in metallurgy and iron oxide technology. He founded and was CEO of several companies including AMAG Pharmaceuticals (AMAG) in 1981. AMAG is a leading provider of products that treat iron deficiency anemia in adult patients.  He received both his BS Eng and MBA from MIT.

Lisa Troy, MD.

Board Member

Lisa S. Troy is a General Pediatrician at North Rockland Pediatrics. She is a member of the Rockland Pediatric Society and a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics. She has a BA from Muhlenberg and an MD from St. George’s University School of Medicine.

Michael Rogow, DDS.

Board Member

Michael Rogow has been a member of the Board of Governors of the New York Cardiac Center since 1998 and recently retired from the active practice of orthodontics. He was a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and an Attending-in-Orthodontics at the New York Hospital Medical Center – Queens, for more than forty years. He also served as a member of the Executive Board of the New York State Society of Orthodontics for more than twenty years. He received his DMD from Columbia University, College of Dental Medicine, and completed his postgraduate Orthodontic Program at Columbia. 

Robert Wolk

Board Member

Robert Wolk manages private investments, with a focus on international and emerging markets. He previously served as a Managing Director of the Carlyle Group in Hong Kong, responsible for the firm’s Asian telecommunications and media investments. Prior to Carlyle, he was an Executive Director of Goldman Sachs International, where he helped build the firm’s media and technology mergers & acquisition practices. Robert joined the NYCC Board of Governors in 2013. He received his BA from Princeton University and his M. Phil. in International Relations from Cambridge University.

HON. Bertram Gelfand

Board Member

Judge Bertram Gelfand was a hearing officer with National Arbitration and Mediation, Inc. (NAM), one of the nation’s leading dispute resolution institutions. Prior to his work at NAM, Judge Gelfand worked at various alternative dispute resolution providers in New York.  Judge Gelfand was the former judge of the Surrogate’s Court in Bronx County. He was nominated multiple times as one of the most highly qualified judges to serve on New York State’s highest court. He received both his BA and JD from New York University.

Paul Bernstein

Board Member

Paul Bernstein is COO of Hampton Press, an independent scholarly publisher of textbooks, monographs, professional/reference books and edited collections in the fields of communication, education, rhetoric and composition, computers and composition, and systems theory. Paul joined the NYCC Board of Governors in 2020. He also served as a member of the Board of Education for Tenafly, NJ, and Peconic Public Broadcasting Board of Trustees in Southampton, NY. Paul received his BA from Washington University in St. Louis and his MA from NYU.

Iris Kopeloff, MD.

Board Member

Iris Kopeloff is a board-certified dermatologist, with extensive experience in clinical and academic settings. She joined the NYCC Board of Governors in 2020. Iris is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology at NYU’s Langone Medical Center, as well as a principal investigator at TKL Research, specializing in the conduction of clinical research studies for over-the-counter and pharmaceutical products. For the past three years, Iris has been named one of Bergen County’s Best Doctors by Bergen Magazine. Iris received her BA from Wellesley University and her MD from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.