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Photo of Marilyn Van HoutenMarilyn Van Houten
Senior Director of Planned Giving
Phone: 212-404-3653

Marilyn began her planned giving career at The Metropolitan Opera in 1996 and joined NYU Langone in 2004. She is president of the Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York and served as programming chair and co-chair for the Planned Giving Day conference. She received a bachelor of music in piano performance from Hope College and her juris doctorate from Seton Hall University. An avid hiker, Marilyn also uses her spare time to pursue music.

Photo of Michelle GMichelle Gelber
Director of Planned Giving
Phone: 212-404-3938

Michelle is a senior planned giving professional with more than 25 years of experience at major New York City medical institutions. Prior to joining NYU Langone in 2010, she practiced planned giving and major gift fundraising at Columbia University Medical Center, Mount Sinai, Beth Israel Hospital, Visiting Nurse Service of New York, and Pace University. She is a graduate of Antioch College and began her career as an urban planner in New York City.

Photo of Michael PohlmannMichael Pohlmann
Director of Planned Giving
Phone: 212-404-3743

Michael joined NYU Langone in 2017. He has over ten years of experience in charitable gift planning at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Environmental Defense Fund, and American Civil Liberties Union. Michael serves on the board of the Philanthropic Planning Group of Greater New York. Before his non-profit career, he held management and business development positions at IBM, E*TRADE, and Silicon Valley startups. He is a graduate of New York University and has a certificate in financial planning.


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