Department of Finance

Our Staff

Contact Us
718.430.2209 / 718.430.8747 / 


Office of the CFO

James GeraghtyJames Geraghty
Chief Financial Officer
1102 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.3255 / Fax: 718.430.8747

Maintain Financial Integrity, Management (Executive, Board, Departmental, YU) Reporting, Banner Grant Implementation Lead, Process Improvement, Problem Solving.



Cynthia CardilloCynthia Cardillo
Administrative Assistant
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2309 / Fax: 718.430.8675

eRA Commons registrations, Grant application status information, GL distribution inquiries and Director of Research Finance’s Calendar,

Web Maintenance.


Research Finance/Sponsored Programs and Internally Funded “Grants”



 Suzanne LockeSuzanne Locke
Director, Research Finance
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2688 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Responsible for all processes related to the financial management of grants.   


Pre Award

Linda LallyLinda Lally
Grant Application Reviewer
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.4274 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Pre-award application review. Post Award set-up\2 month review and CAYUSE Coordination.





Nuzhat SaleemNuzhat Saleem
Manager, Application & Early Awards 
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.3712 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Proposal Budget Review, JIT Budget Review, Non NIH Custom application, Account and Budget set up. Sub Contracts to Einstein.



Post Award

Denise GiocondoDenise Giocondo
Manager – Post Award
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2201 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Cost Transfer, Expenditure Review & Approvals. Post Award Oversight, ROE Preparation, Travel Reimbursements, International wires for Grant Approvals and FSRS.

Rose RamunnoRose Ramunno
Financial Analyst
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.8846 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Expenditure Review ROE preparation Assist Grant Closeout/Clean Up



Lisa SolaroLisa Solaro
Effort Reporting System Administrator
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2203 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Administrator of the Effort Reporting System. PSF approver for grants. Grant Closeout /Clean up.


AnnMarie SolisAnnMarie Solis
Manager – Cash, AR & Costing
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2786 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Sub-K billing & Receivables. Letter of Credit Draw. Account Receivable/Billing ROE Preparation IPAS: Re-budget, equipment, Setup subcontracts for Einstein. Indirect Cost submissions.

Joseph D’ErricoJoseph D’Errico
Staff Accountant  
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2573 / Fax: 718.430.8675

Property Manager, sets up Montefiore Charges to grants and processes all related invoices.


Budget Office

Amy MyersAmy Myers
Director of Budget and Planning 
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.4220 / Fax: 718.430.8782

University Fund Budget Preparation, Expense Approvals, Tracking Multi-Year, Projections, Clinical Program Support, Recruitment, Retention and Research Support Account Setup and Monitoring.

Gloria Alisyed-LewisGloria Alisyed-Lewis
Budget Analyst
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.3594 / Fax: 718.430.8782

All budget for operating funds inquiries.




Mayra CushingMayra Santiago-Cushing
Budget Analyst
1108 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2209 / Fax: 718.430.8782

Discretionary and Interim Support funds management and reporting, i.e., open new accounts, budgets and requests.

General Accounting

Jerome NadlerJerome Nadler
Assistant Director of Finance
1106A Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2110 / Fax: 718.430.8782

Financial Reporting, Endowments and Staff Housing Inc., inquiries.


 Alan Wagschal
Staff Accountant
1107 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2165 / Fax: 718.430.8782

Endowment and Staff Housing Inc., accounting inquiries.


Burt BlassBurt Blass
General Accounting Manager
1107A Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2293/2398 / Fax: 718.430.8782

General Accounting. Cashiers Office and MMC Billing / Inter-charge.

Bonnie WilkesBonnie Wilkes 
Office Coordinator 
1105 Belfer
Phone: 718.430.2220 / Fax: 718.430.8782

Petty Cash disbursement & accounting for all petty cash funds. AccuEmergency Manual Checks and Cash and Check Deposits.

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