Elyse Buxbaum is the wife of politician and current New York City Comptroller, Scott Stringer.
Elyse’s husband is accusing the Department of Education of throwing millions in travel expenses. According to the NY Daily News, Stringer said the city’s $32 billion public school system must institute tighter controls on travel expenses for Education Department staffers.
Scott M. Stringer was born April 29, 1960; the New Yorker –has also face his share of criticism. Back in September he screw-up the numbers on his report on the loss of low-rent apartments. He was off by nearly 600,000 units.
Scott attended local public schools in Washington Heights and graduated from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. He was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992, where he represented Manhattan’s West Side for 13 years. In 2006 he became Manhattan Borough President, and was elected Comptroller in 2013.
He’s been a married man for the past eight-years. He and wife Elyse Buxbaum tied the knot in 2010. They were married at City Hall in New Haven; the couple said they had their legal ceremony in Connecticut to protest the fact that same-sex couples cannot legally marry in New York State.
Since then, the couple has welcomed two children together. The family of four resides in Manhattan. They are the proud parents of two sons, Maxwell and Miles.
Elyse Buxbaum is a museum administrator, according to her LinkedIn, she is currently listed as a Deputy Director of Development at the Jewish Museum.
Elyse attended Hopkins High School, she then studied a BA, Art History, Psychology, and Women’s Studies –at Brandeis University. She also holds a MA, Arts Administration from Columbia University.
The wife and mother has over two decades of experience in the cultural field, Elyse has worked for numerous institutions including the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, DC), Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution (New York, NY), and CUNY Creative Arts Team.