Adam Blumenthal was named New York City first deputy comptroller/CFO, overseeing the $81.5 billion New York City Retirement Systems as well as the cityís financial operations. The new position broadens the role of deputy comptroller for pensions formerly held by Jane Levine, who is now chief deputy comptroller in Nassau County, New York. Her departure coincided with the change in administration of new Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. Mr. Blumenthal was vice chairman of American Capital Strategies, a private equity fund, where he directed the firmís investment advisory committee activities. Korn/Ferry International assisted in the search for Mr. Blumenthal.