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Alumnus Mark L. Claster ’77 Elected Chair of North Shore-LIJ Health System

On June 9, 2014, the North Shore-LIJ Health System announced the election of Hofstra Law alumnus Mark L. Claster ’77 as the new chair of its board of trustees. He has been a North Shore-LIJ trustee for more than 20 years, serving as chair of the board’s quality committee from 2000-2012.

“Mark fully understands the role of the chairperson in a complex organization like North Shore-LIJ,” said Michael J. Dowling, the president and CEO of North Shore-LIJ. “He has been an instrumental member of the board for many years. I am certain his business acumen, financial knowledge and, most importantly, his compassion will be invaluable in the upcoming years as we continue to improve North Shore-LIJ’s national reputation for delivering high-quality health care.”

Claster, who started his career as an attorney specializing in corporate and individual tax law and estate planning, is the president of Carl Marks and Co., a New York-based consulting and investment banking advisory firm serving middle-market companies. He is also a partner of Carl Marks Advisory Group LLC, Carl Marks Healthcare Partners LLC and Carl Marks Merchant Partners.

He also serves on the executive committee of North Shore-LIJ’s Lenox Hill Hospital and Staten Island University Hospital, and as member of the joint board of overseers at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and North Shore-LIJ’s Long Island Home in Amityville, New York, which includes South Oaks Hospital and Broadlawn Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.

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