Brian Matthews

Brian Matthews joined Brown & Weinraub after 30 years of varied experiences in New York State government with the Office of General Services (OGS), the New York State Comptroller’s Office, and the Division of Budget. Most recently Brian served as the Chief Financial Officer of the Office of General Services where he headed a diverse portfolio of programs including financials, procurement, contract management, business diversity opportunities  (MWBE and SDVOB), insurance management, statewide energy resource purchasing and enterprise Fleet management.  Concurrently he provided information technology project portfolio oversight, headed strategic risk management, and oversaw internal controls.

Prior to his service as Chief Financial Officer at OGS, Brian was the Director of the Bureau of Financial Administration for the Office of the New York State Comptroller.  In this role he managed enterprise procurements, the development of the Comptroller’s Office budget, and oversaw the minority and women owned business contracting program.

Brian began his state service at the New York State Division of Budget where he worked on statewide fiscal planning priorities, along with examining SUNY and CUNY financial undertakings.  Brian holds an MPA from the Rockefeller School of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany and a B.S. in Political Science from Springfield College.