Now in his eighth year with the New York Jets, Brian Friedman is responsible for all strategic and financial planning, daily accounting and treasury operations for the organization, as well as financial oversight of the team’s interests in MetLife Stadium and all internal and external reporting to the NFL and various other agencies. In addition he oversees information
technology and practice facility operations.
Prior to joining the Jets, Friedman was the Chief Financial Officer of Blissworld, LLC, the owner and operator of Bliss spas and seller of a full line of skin care products. At Bliss, he was responsible for all financial operations and new business development. Before joining Bliss, he was the senior director of finance for the Columbia House Company and prior to
that held several finance roles of increasing responsibility at Polo Ralph Lauren. Friedman began his career at Price Waterhouse and is a certified public accountant.
Friedman currently teaches Sports Accounting and Finance in the Graduate Sports Management Program at Columbia University. He has a degree in Economics and Business Management from Cornell University and an MBA from Columbia University. He lives in Monmouth County, New Jersey with his wife, Diane, and their children.