Rick Friedberg

FREIEDBERG_FullSizeRender_WebRick Friedberg is the President of Liberty Connections Ltd., a consulting firm which provides strategic advice for business and non-profit organizations. Mr. Friedberg is also a licensed agent with Prudential Douglas Elliman in New York City.

He served in the Office of the Mayor, under Rudolph Giuliani, as Director of Advance and as Deputy Commissioner for the New York City Commission for the United Nations, Consular Corps and Protocol. Mr. Friedberg also served as Confidential Assistant to New York Governor Hugh L. Carey. Prior to public service, he was Director of Communications at NYU Medical Center and was Marketing Director of Regent Hospital.

For their commitment to philanthropy, Mr. Friedberg and his wife, Francine LeFrak-Friedberg, were awarded the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation Human Spirit Award as well as the Ellis Island Medal of Honor. He is Past Chairman of the New York City Police Museum; other board affiliations include New York POPS and New York City & Company.