Mr. Robert K. Steel, New York Deputy Mayor for Economic
Mr. Seth Pinsky, President of New York City Economic
Mr. Thomas Green, Managing Director, Public Finance Sector
Mr. Baldomero Falcones, CEO and Chairman of FCC
New York City representatives Robert K. Steel, New
York Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Seth Pinsky,
President of New York City Economic Development
Corporation were present 22
March to receive the 2011 Euromoney Global
Cities Award. Through Euromoneys inaugural
Global Cities survey,
New York City was voted the best city in the world to do
business: attracting the best talent, business and
investment, and global corporations and financial
A panel discussion examining key factors underpinning New
Yorks financial competitiveness and more broadly, the
lessons it can provide to infrastructural challenges facing the
21st century City followed. Mr. Thomas Green, Citi,
and Mr. Baldomero Falcones, FCC, addressed the future
structures and financing models of cosmopolitan centers.
- Thomas Green - Citi - Public Finance Sector Head
on "Using sub-sovereign finance tools to meet urban
infrastructure project needs."
- Baldomero Falcones - FCC - CEO and Chairman on "Why
investing in infrastructure means investing in your
Bringing together business and city leaders, this panel
explores the key aspects of the infrastructure challenges
facing the 21st century city.
- How can investments in infrastructure create the
conditions for sustainable growth?
- In a challenging economic environment, how can cities
create value from existing assets?
- How are infrastructure investments (both traditional and
"social" investments) affecting competitiveness? To what
extent can this be measured?
- And what are the implications for urban governance?
More information on the global cities survey