Burton M. Tansky Make an Appointment Make a Donation Contact Us Board Member Since 2001 Retired President and CEO, Neiman Marcus Committees: Administrative Policy, Executive Compensation Burt Tansky is the retired President and CEO of the Neiman Marcus Group. Prior to his appointment in 2000, he served as CEO of Bergdorf Goodman and Neiman Marcus Stores, had been President of Saks Fifth Avenue and held executive positions with I. Magnin. Mr. Tansky and his wife, Rita, started the Burton M. and Rita Tansky Fund for Research on the Influences of Viruses on the Immune System. In 1995 he received National Jewish Health’s highest honor, the Arthur B. Lorber Award for Distinguished Service. Mr. and Mrs. Tansky have two children and three grandchildren.