BROOKLYN COLLEGE
DEPARTMENT OF THEATER

 

Christopher J.G. Brockmeyer
Adjunct Lecturer, Labor and Employee Relations for the Performing Arts (Director of Employee Benefit Funds, The Broadway League)

Christopher Brockmeyer (Brooklyn College)

 

MA, Philosophy, New School University
BA, Philosophy and History, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Christopher Brockmeyer has been the Director of Employee Benefit Funds for the Broadway League, the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry, since 2007. Mr. Brockmeyer serves as an employer-appointed trustee (in most cases as Co-Chair) on 11 multi-employer pension funds, seven health funds and four annuity/401(k) funds with over $5.5 billion in assets, covering 120,000 current or future retirees and providing health care coverage for 24,000 employees (plus their dependents) in the entertainment industry.

Before arriving at the Broadway League, Mr. Brockmeyer was the Director of Labor Relations at Live Nation/Clear Channel Entertainment for seven years, administering all labor relations activities for the Company’s 100+ North American venues, its music promoting business, its theatre presenting operations and its role as a commercial theatre producer. Previously, he spent nearly eight years working for the performers’ unions, Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA).

Mr. Brockmeyer serves on the Board of Directors of the National Coordinating Committee for Multiemployer Plans (NCCMP), a non-partisan organization based in Washington, DC dedicated to the advocacy of multiemployer plans through communication with government officials and members of Congress. He was actively involved in the development and passage of the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA). Mr. Brockmeyer is a regular speaker at investment and employee benefits conferences and was recently honored by Institutional Investor magazine with the 2014 Taft-Hartley Plan of the Year award.

In addition to his work in the entertainment industry, Mr. Brockmeyer served a four-year term as a Councilman for the Town of North Salem in Westchester County, New York and currently serves on North Salem’s Planning Board. He is also a trustee of the North Salem Keeler Library and the North Salem Open Land Foundation.

Mr. Brockmeyer received his BA (Philosophy and History) from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and his MA (Philosophy) from the New School in New York City.