Greg David is the director of the business journalism program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and writes a blog and print column for Crain’s New York Business. He is also director of the Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program at the school providing advanced training for state and local reporters around the country.
Greg spent more than two decades as the editor of Crain’s, covering the city’s business, economic and political issues. He appears frequently on media outlets discussing political and business issues. He is the author of Modern New York: The Life and Economics of a City was published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2012. The Economist called it 'the fast-paced story of the fall and rise of New York'. He lives in New York.
He began his career at the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Charlotte Observer. He joined Crain Communications in 1976 as an editor at Business Insurance, was managing editor and special project editor for Crain’s Chicago Business from 1978-1985 and moved to New York in 1985.