Leadership

Jose GonzalezJosé R. González was appointed President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York on March 20, 2014. Mr. González joined the FHLBNY on October 15, 2013, as Executive Vice President. Mr. González has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the FHLBNY from 2008 through 2013, as the Chair of the Compensation and Human Resources Committee in 2008, and has served as an elected industry director since 2004. Prior to joining the FHLBNY, he served as Senior Executive Vice President, Banking & Corporate Development for OFG Bancorp (formerly Oriental Financial Group, Inc.).

Mr. González is a former member of the Board of Directors of Santander BanCorp (“Santander”), a bank holding company, since 2000. From 2002 to 2008, he was Vice Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Santander. After joining Santander in 1996 as President and CEO of its securities broker dealer, Mr. González was named Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the holding company in 2001.

Mr. González began his career in banking in the early 1980s as Vice President, Investment Banking, for Credit Suisse First Boston (“CSFB”) and, from 1989 through 1995, served as President and CEO of CSFB’s Puerto Rico operations. He served as President and CEO of the Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico, a government instrumentality that acts as the Commonwealth’s fiscal agent, from 1986 to 1989. He is a past President of both the Puerto Rico Bankers Association and the Securities Industry Association of Puerto Rico. Mr. González holds a B.A. in Economics from Yale University and an M.B.A. and Juris Doctor from Harvard University.

José R. González Named President and Chief Executive Officer of the FHLBNY

Chairman

Michael M. Horn *
Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Newark, New Jersey

Vice Chairman

Joseph R. Ficalora
President & CEO
New York Community Bank
Westbury, New York

John R. Buran
President & CEO
Flushing Savings Bank
Lake Success, New York
Kevin Cummings
President & CEO
Investors Bank
Short Hills, New Jersey
Anne Evans Estabrook *#
Owner & CEO
Elberon Development Co.
Cranford, New Jersey
Jay M. Ford
President & CEO
Crest Savings Bank
Wildwood, New Jersey
James W. Fulmer
Chairman, President & CEO
The Bank of Castile
Batavia, New York
Thomas L. Hoy +
Chairman
Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company
Glens Falls, New York
Gerald H. Lipkin
Chairman, President & CEO
Valley National Bank
Wayne, New Jersey
Kevin J. Lynch
Chairman, President & CEO
Oritani Bank
Washington Township, New Jersey
Joseph J. Melone *
President & CEO (Ret.)
AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company
New York, New York
Richard S. Mroz *
Consultant
Government and Public Affairs Consultants
Trenton, New Jersey
Vincent F. Palagiano
Chairman & CEO
The Dime Savings Bank of Williamsburgh
Brooklyn, New York
C. Cathleen Raffaeli *
President and Managing Director
The Hamilton White Group
Stamford, Connecticut
Monte N. Redman +
President & CEO
Astoria Federal Savings and Loan Association
Lake Success, New York
Rev. Edwin C. Reed *#
President & CEO
GGT Development, LLC
Jamaica Estates, New York
Rev. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr. *
Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
Somerset, New Jersey
Larry E. Thompson *
Managing Director and General Counsel
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Company
New York, New York
Carlos J. Vázquez
CFO & Executive Vice President
Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
 

 

 

* Independent Director
# Public Interest Director
+ Stock Seat

 

Nancy Berkowitz
Executive Administrator
New York State Rural Advocates
Blue Mountain Lake, New York
Deborah Boatright
Regional Director
NeighborWorks America – Northeast Region
New York, New York
Robert DiVincent
Executive Director
West New York Housing Authority
West New York, New Jersey
Peter J. Elkowitz
President & CEO
Long Island Housing Partnership, Inc.
Hauppauge, New York
Melody Federico
Chief Real Estate Officer
NewBridge Services, Inc.
Pompton Plains, New Jersey
Tyrone Garrett
Executive Director
Long Branch Housing Authority
Long Branch, New Jersey
Bernell Grier
Chief Executive Officer
Neighborhood Housing Services of NYC
New York, New York
Daniel Kelly
President
Community Quest
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Carrie Michel-Wynne
Director of Housing
YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County
Rochester, New York
Faith Moore
Executive Director
Orange County Rural Dev. Adv. Council
Walden, New York
Kerry Quaglia
Executive Director
Home Headquarters, Inc.
Syracuse, New York
Ms. Maria G. Rodriguez-Collazo
Director of Housing Programs
PathStone Corporation
Ponce, Puerto Rico
Gary van Nostrand
President/Chief Executive Officer
SERV Behavioral Health System, Inc.
Ewing, New Jersey
Lee Warshavsky
Associate Director/General Counsel
Settlement Housing Fund
New York, New York