Robert Selvaggio is a Voters Choice Candidate for Village Trustee.
Bob has resided in Scarsdale for the past 23 years. Bob serves on the Board of Directors of the Pelham Community Rowing Association and has been teaching Tae Kwon Do to teenagers and adults in Westchester for over 15 years. Bob was a volunteer basketball and little league coach throughout his kids’ years in elementary and middle schools. Bob was a board member of the Scarsdale Teen center for two years. In Manhattan, he was head of the Finance Committee of St. Catherine of Siena Roman Catholic Church, where he was a key player in the successful sale of the Priory and the former school property to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, providing the Church a stipend that ensures its viability in perpetuity.
Bob is Co-Owner and Head of Analytics at Rutter Associates based in midtown Manhattan. Rutter Associates provides advisory services in the areas of market risk management, credit risk and credit portfolio management, economic capital and risk adjusted performance measurement, valuation and model review of exotic derivatives and hard-to-value assets and liabilities, investment portfolio management, and litigation support. Bob has long worked in financial economics and public and housing finance. He is also a part-time instructor of Advanced Financial Risk Management at NYU.
Bob earned a BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Economics from Brown University.
Bob and his wife, Lisa Sammaritano, have three adult children, Chris, Joe, and Liz, who attended Scarsdale schools. Lisa is a rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery and Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, and she is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.