NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) July 15, 2015
Maurice LaBonne has been named senior vice president for facilities and real estate at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, effective July 15. Mr. LaBonne joins NewYork-Presbyterian from Hudson Medical Properties, where he served as a senior principal.
“We are pleased to welcome Maurice to NewYork-Presbyterian,” said Dr. Steven J. Corwin, CEO of NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. “With some 35 years of experience in real estate development for non-profits, he is one of the top minds in the field. He is a critical addition to our team as we continue to expand our high-quality, patient-centered services to a greater number of New Yorkers.”
Mr. LaBonne specializes in facilities development and operations for healthcare institutions. At Hudson Medical Properties, he was responsible for business development and advisory services, with an emphasis on ambulatory network planning, site search and master planning. Prior to his work at Hudson Medical Properties, he served as a special advisor and member of the NYC Building Resiliency Task Force formed by Mayor Bloomberg in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. In this role, he led discussions with city hospitals and engineering leaders in order to formulate infrastructure guidelines and changes in building codes for hospitals, nursing homes and ambulatory care facilities to protect against future climate-related disasters.
Having spent many years working for area hospitals, he has extensive experience building and developing healthcare facilities in New York City. From 1987-2002, he served as vice president for real estate and facility development at Montefiore Medical Center, where he was instrumental in planning and executing numerous construction and renovation projects. He then joined North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System as the senior vice president of facilities services, where he was responsible for $3 billion of projects under active design and/or construction as of 2012.
Mr. LaBonne earned a B.A. in political science and studied urban planning at New York University. He is a member of the American Society for Healthcare Engineering of the American Hospital Association, and serves on the board of directors for the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation. He succeeds Sharon Greenberger, who is leaving NewYork-Presbyterian to assume the role of president and CEO of The YMCA of Greater New York.
“NewYork-Presbyterian has consistently been a leader in providing state-of-the-art, high-quality healthcare for New Yorkers,” said Mr. LaBonne. “With the help of the Hospital’s outstanding physicians and staff, I am excited to help build and develop leading facilities for our patients and their families.”
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, based in New York City, is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive hospitals and a leading provider of inpatient, ambulatory and preventive care in all areas of medicine. With some 2,600 beds and more than 6,700 affiliated physicians and almost 22,000 employees, NewYork-Presbyterian had more than 2 million visits in 2014, including some 14,000 infant deliveries and more than 262,000 emergency department visits. NewYork-Presbyterian comprises six campuses: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/The Allen Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Westchester Division and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital. The hospital is also closely affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital, NewYork-Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens. NewYork-Presbyterian is the #1 hospital in the New York metropolitan area, according to U.S. News & World Report, and consistently named to the magazine’s Honor Roll of best hospitals in the nation. Affiliated with two world-renowned medical schools, Weill Cornell Medical College and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, NewYork-Presbyterian is committed to excellence in patient care, research, education and community service. For more information, visit http://www.nyp.org.