Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

Description

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) board is composed of a Chairman, President, Managing Director, Chief Development Officer, sixteen (16) other voting members, two non-voting, four alternate non-voting members appointed by the Governor with Senate advice and consent. New York City residency is required for three of the five members other than the Chairman appointed by the Governor without recommendation from any other person. Four of the 16 voting members are appointed on recommendation of the Mayor of New York City; seven appointed on recommendation of County Executives of the counties in which they must reside, as follows: Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Dutchess, Orange, Putnam and Rockland. Members from the latter four counties cast one collective vote. Non-voting members are appointed by the Governor and represent the ridership councils and the labor organizations. Terms, six years. The board comprises the following standing committees: Audit Committee, Bridges & Tunnels Committee, CPOC Committee, Finance Committee, Metro-North Committee, LIRR Committee, NYCT/MTA Bus Committee, Corporate Governance Committee, Diversity Committee, and Safety Committee.

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Addresses

  2 Broadway, New York NY, 10004    Map this

Contact Numbers

(212) 878-7000
Fax:  (212) 878-1090
Public Information:  511

MTA Board Members

(1) Originally served as an MTA board member from 9/96 to 11/05, recommended by Westchester County Executive. (2) These four members cast one collective vote. (3) Nonvoting Member. (H) (Holdover)

Chairman - Joseph Lhota
Appointed Jun 21, 2017
Term ends Jun 30, 2021
Vice Chairman - Fernando Ferrer
Appointed Jun 15, 2011
Term ends Jun 30, 2022
Member - Andrew B. Albert
(2).
Appointed Jun 18, 2017
Term ends Dec 31, 2019
Member - Andrew Saul
Appointed Jun 17, 2016
Term ends Jun 30, 2021
Member - Carl Weisbrod
Appointed Jun 19, 2017
Term ends Jun 30, 2023
Member - Neil Zuckerman
(1).
Appointed Jun 17, 2016
Term ends Jun 30, 2022
Member - Norman E. Brown
(2) (H).
Appointed Sep 15, 2006
Term ends Dec 31, 2006
Member - Peter Ward
Appointed Jun 17, 2016
Term ends Jun 30, 2021
Member - Ira R. Greenberg
(2).
Appointed Jun 3, 2009
Term ends Dec 31, 2018
Member - Veronica Vanterpool
Appointed Jun 17, 2016
Term ends Jun 30, 2020
Member - Susan G. Metzger
(1).
Appointed Jun 23, 2005
Term ends Jun 30, 2022
Member - Charles G. Moerdler
(H).
Appointed Dec 7, 2010
Term ends Jun 30, 2016
Member - John J. Molloy
Appointed Jun 20, 2013
Term ends Jun 30, 2021
Member - Mitchell H. Pally
(H).
Appointed Jun 7, 2005
Term ends Jun 30, 2016
Member - James Vitiello
(1).
Appointed Jul 17, 2016
Term ends Jun 30, 2022
Member - Vincent Tessitore, Jr.
(2) (H).
Appointed Jun 20, 2007
Term ends Jan 1, 2013
Member - Polly Trottenberg
Appointed Jun 20, 2014
Term ends Jun 30, 2023
Member - John Samuelson
(2).
Appointed Jun 17, 2016
Term ends Jan 1, 2018
Member - Randolph Glucksman
(2).
Appointed Jun 19, 2017
Term ends Jan 1, 2019
Member - Carl V. Wortendyke
(1).
Appointed Jun 7, 2005
Term ends Jun 30, 2022
Member - Lawrence Schwartz
Appointed Jun 25, 2015
Term ends Jun 30, 2018
Member - Scott H. Rechler
Appointed Jun 19, 2017
Term ends Jun 30, 2023
Member - David Jones
Appointed Jun 21, 2016
Term ends Jun 30, 2020

Personnel

Joseph Lhota , Chairman.
(212) 878-7200
President - Patrick J. Foye
(212) 878-7230
Managing Director - Veronique Hakim
(212) 878-7202
Chief Development Officer - Janno Lieber
(212) 878-7098
Chief of Staff - Helene Fromm
(212) 878-7476
Counsel to the Chairman - Vacant
(212) 878-7066
Chief Financial Officer - Robert E. Foran
(212) 878-7438
Deputy Chief Financial Officer - Donald Spero
(212) 878- 7313
General Counsel - Thomas J. Quigley
(212) 878-7214
Auditor General - Michael J. Fucilli
(646) 252-1200
Director, Emergency Management & Operations Support - Andrew McMahan
(212) 878-0299
Chief of Police - Owen Monaghan
(212) 878-1084
Director, Communications & Senior Advisor to the Chairman - Jon Weinstein
(212) 878-7040
Chief Employee Relations & Administrative Officer - Anita L. Miller
(212) 878-7130
Senior Director, Human Resources/Retirement Programs - Margaret M. Connor
(212) 878-7017
Chief Diversity Officer - Michael J. Garner
(646) 252-1385
Senior Director, Business Service Center - Wael Hibri
(646) 376-0677
Director, Special Project Development & Planning - William Wheeler
(212) 878-7258
Special Advisor, Agency Operations & Initiatives - John McCarty
(212) 878-7120
Executive Officer, Corporate Communications Marketing & Branding - John McKay
(212) 878-4708
Director, Government & Community Relations - Timothy Ellis
(518) 434-0158