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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

Jonathan A. Ballan

Jonathan A. Ballan

John H. Banks

John H. Banks

Robert C. Bickford

Robert C. Bickford

Norman E. Brown photo

Norman E. Brown

Allen P. Cappelli

Allen P. Cappelli

Ira Greenberg

Ira Greenberg

Jeffrey A. Kay photo

Jeffrey A. Kay

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

Lawrence Schwartz

James L. Sedore Jr.

James L.
Sedore Jr.

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Vincent Tessitore, Jr.

Polly Trottenberg

Polly Trottenberg

Ed Watt

Ed Watt

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
Andrew Albert 2 New York City Transit Riders Council 6/18/02 12/31/15
Jonathan A. Ballan Westchester County Executive 6/7/11 6/30/15
(holdover)
John H. Banks III Mayor 5/03/04 6/30/11
(holdover)
Robert C. Bickford 1 Putnam County Executive 6/18/08 6/30/10
(holdover)
Norman E. Brown 2 Metro-North Railroad Unions 9/15/06 12/31/06
(holdover)
Allen P. Cappelli Governor 8/19/08 6/30/15
(holdover)
Ira Greenberg 2 Long Island Rail Road Commuter Council 06/03/09 12/31/18
Jeffrey A. Kay Mayor 6/21/06 6/30/14
(holdover)
Susan G. Metzger 1 Orange County Executive 6/23/05 6/30/10
(holdover)
Charles G. Moerdler Governor 12/07/10 6/30/16
John J. Molloy Nassau County Executive 6/20/13 6/30/15
(holdover)
Mitchell H. Pally Suffolk County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/16
Lawrence Schwartz Governor 6/25/15 6/30/18
James L. Sedore Jr. 1 Dutchess County Executive 7/02/94 6/30/10
(holdover)
Vincent Tessitore, Jr. 2 United Transportation Union 6/20/07 1/01/13
(holdover)
Polly Trottenberg Mayor 6/20/14 6/30/17
Ed Watt 2 Transport Workers Union 3/31/04 1/01/06
(holdover)
Carl V. Wortendyke 1 Rockland County Executive 6/07/05 6/30/10
(holdover)
Neal Zuckerman 2 Metro-North Railroad Commuter Council 6/20/14 12/31/15
Vacant Governor    
Vacant Mayor    


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.

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