Print Chief Executive Deputy Director Dennis Hayes Dennis J. Hayes joined the New York State Insurance Fund as Chief Executive Deputy Director on July 1, 2011. Mr. Hayes has 30 years experience as an attorney and executive specializing in insurance, reinsurance and receivership matters. Prior to joining NYSIF, he was a senior executive at the New York Liquidation Bureau (NYLB) from 1996, being named special deputy superintendent in September 2009. Mr. Hayes started his career in the insurance industry in 1982 as an attorney for the New York Insurance Exchange. While in private practice from 1987 to 1996, he specialized in insurance, reinsurance and regulatory matters. From 2001 to 2003, he was executive vice president and general counsel to Recovery National Corporation in Tarrytown, NY, a company specializing in identifying and recovering unrealized reinsurance. As executive director for Receivership Operations for NYLB, Mr. Hayes had a key role in developing the final plan for the successful rehabilitation of Interboro Mutual Indemnity Insurance Company and its conversion to Interboro Insurance Company. He also managed the rehabilitation of Rochdale Insurance Company. Mr. Hayes is a 1974 magna cum laude graduate of Saint Leo University and a 1981 graduate of St. John’s University School of Law. He and his wife, Marianne, have two children.