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MTA Board Members

Click on each MTA Board member's picture for a short bio. Scroll down or click here for details of appointment.

Thomas F. Prendergast
Thomas F. Prendergast
Chairman,
Chief Executive Officer
 
Fernando Ferrer
Fernando Ferrer
Vice Chairman
 
Andrew Albert

Andrew Albert

Norman E. Brown photo

Norman E. Brown

Ira Greenberg

Ira Greenberg

David R. Jones photo

David R. Jones

Susan G. Metzger

Susan G. Metzger

Charles G. Moerdler

Charles G. Moerdler

John J. Molloy

John J. Molloy

Mitchell H. Pally

Mitchell H. Pally

Lawrence Schwartz

John Samuelsen

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Andrew Saul

Lawrence Schwartz

Lawrence Schwartz

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Polly Trottenberg

Polly Trottenberg

Veronica Vanterpool

Veronica Vanterpool

James E. Vitiello

James E. Vitiello

Veronica Vanterpool

Peter Ward

Carl V. Wortendyke

Carl V. Wortendyke

Neil Zuckerman

Neal Zuckerman

 

 

Board Members Recommended By Date First
Confirmed
Term
Expires
Thomas F. Prendergast
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer
Governor 6/20/13 6/30/21
Fernando Ferrer
Vice Chairman
Governor 6/15/11 6/30/16
(holdover)
Andrew Albert 2 New York City Transit Riders Council 6/18/02 12/31/15
(holdover)
Norman E. Brown 2 Metro-North Railroad Unions 9/15/06 12/31/06
(holdover)
Ira Greenberg 2 Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council 06/03/09 12/31/18
David R. Jones Mayor 6/17/16 6/30/20
Susan G. Metzger 1 Orange County Executive 6/23/05 6/30/10
(holdover)
Charles G. Moerdler Governor 12/07/10 6/30/16
(holdover)
John J. Molloy Nassau County Executive 6/20/13 6/30/21
Mitchell H. Pally Suffolk County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/16
(holdover)
John Samuelsen 2 Transport Workers Union 6/17/16 1/1/18
Andrew Saul 3 Westchester County Executive 6/17/16 6/30/21
Lawrence Schwartz Governor 6/25/15 6/30/18
Vincent Tessitore, Jr. 2 United Transportation Union 6/20/07 1/01/13
(holdover)
Polly Trottenberg Mayor 6/20/14 6/30/17
Veronica Vanterpool Mayor 6/17/16 6/30/20
James E. Vitiello 1 Dutchess County Executive 6/17/16 6/30/22
Peter Ward Governor 6/17/16 6/30/21
Carl V. Wortendyke 1 Rockland County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/22
Neal Zuckerman 4 Putnam County Executive 6/20/14 6/30/22
Vacant Governor    
Vacant Mayor    
Vacant Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council    


All Board members are appointed by the Governor, some on the recommendation of City and County officials in the MTA service region.

1 These four members cast one collective vote.

2 Nonvoting member.

3 From September 1996 to November 2005, Mr. Saul held a seat as the representative of Westchester County, and from April 2006 to June 2015 he held a seat as a representative of the Governor.

4 From June 2014 to June 2016, Mr. Zuckerman held a non-voting seat as the representative of the Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council.

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