Assistant Comptroller for Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment
Office of the New York City Comptroller
Sessions covered by this speaker
Plenary 3: Black Lives Matter and diversity/equal rights: do companies and investors really care? Or will the courts make them?
Categories covered by Mike
About this Speaker
Michael Garland is Assistant Comptroller for Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment for New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer. The Comptroller serves as investment advisor, custodian and a trustee to the New York City Pension Funds, which have nearly $200 billion in assets under management and a long history of active ownership on issues of corporate governance and sustainability.
Michael and his team are responsible for developing and implementing the Funds’ active ownership programs for public equities, including voting proxies at approximately 11,000 portfolio companies around the world; engaging portfolio companies on their environmental, social and governance policies and practices; and advocating for regulatory reforms to protect investors and promote sustainable capital markets.