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Manny Saez, Ph.D. to Lead Facilities Management at NYC Health + Hospitals

As Vice President of Facilities, Saez will oversee an approximately $10 billion-dollar portfolio consisting of over 300 projects

Saez will be instrumental in the health system’s effort to upgrade its aging infrastructure

Mar 09, 2023

NYC Health + Hospitals today announced Manny Saez has been tapped as head of facilities, overseeing 20 million square feet of real estate across the health system. As Vice President of Facilities, Saez will oversee an approximately $10 billion-dollar portfolio consisting of over 300 projects, spanning from opening the recently constructed NYC Health + Hospitals/South Brooklyn Health to upgrading and maintaining critical hospital infrastructure throughout the system, in addition to a dedicated team of 100 facilities staff and 700 full-time engineers and tradespeople. Saez has more than 25 years of experience in the health care industry with 11 years at NYC Health + Hospitals, and he has been serving as Senior Assistant Vice President for the past year. His appointment was effective February 24.

“Manny is an inspirational, hands on leader with deep experience managing our demanding facility operations,” said NYC Health + Hospitals Senior Vice President for Managed Care and Patient Growth Matthew Siegler. “He played a central role in our system’s heroic COVID response – keeping critical systems on line under enormous strain, rapidly adapting our facilities, and responding to the many unprecedented emergencies and curve balls during that horrible time. Manny will be a tremendous leader and a steady hand as we move forward with an ambitious infrastructure improvement agenda in the years ahead.”

“I am part of an incredible team in the Office of Facility Development, and I am honored to continue to serve alongside the men and women who keep NYC Health + Hospitals running,” said NYC Health + Hospitals Vice President of Facilities Manny Saez, Ph.D. “I am excited to continue to support our team that keeps our hospitals, primary care and specialty care sites ready to welcome over a million patients a year.”

Saez has been at NYC Health + Hospitals for 11 years, most recently as the Senior Assistant Vice President of Facilities Development and before that, serving in a variety of top administrative positions in the departments of Facilities Operations, Engineering and Support Services.

Prior to joining the health system, Saez worked in various leadership positions at Mount Sinai Medical Center and at Columbia New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he was responsible for the general and fiscal operations of Support Services, comprising Patient Escorts, Environmental Services, Laundry and Linen Departments, Materials Management, Waste Management, Warehouse Operations, Facilities and Retail Space Operations. He also designed the intrinsic curriculum of Divisional Training, Interdepartmental Policy and Procedure, and Staff Development. In his preceding professional experience, Saez worked at ARAMARK Corporation, holding multiple operational leadership titles, involving the leadership responsibility of the Regional Healthcare Sector, where he ran the business lines of a diverse variety of healthcare institutions in the greater New York City Metropolitan area.

Saez graduated honorably from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in Information Management, earned a Master of Science in Business Administration from Farleigh Dickinson University, and attended Capella University where he received a Ph.D. in Business Management with a Specialty in Leadership.

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About NYC Health + Hospitals
NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest municipal health care system in the nation serving more than a million New Yorkers annually in more than 70 patient care locations across the city’s five boroughs. A robust network of outpatient, neighborhood-based primary and specialty care centers anchors care coordination with the system’s trauma centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, home care agency, and MetroPlus health plan—all supported by 11 essential hospitals. Its diverse workforce of more than 43,000 employees is uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible. For more information, visit www.nychealthandhospitals.org and stay connected on FacebookTwitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.