Leadership

José R. González

José R. González was appointed President and CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York on April 2, 2014. Mr. González joined the FHLBNY on October 15, 2013, as Executive Vice President. Mr. González served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of the FHLBNY from 2008 through 2013, and 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 also a member of the Board of Directors of the Pentegra Defined Benefit Plan for Financial Institutions since July 2014.

On August 31, 2016, Mr. González was appointed by President Barack Obama to serve as one of the eight directors of the Oversight Board created by the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (“PROMESA”) of 2016.

Mr. González was a member of the Board of Directors of Santander BanCorp (“Santander”), a bank holding company, from 2000 to 2010. 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 M.B.A. and Juris Doctor degrees from Harvard University.

2019 FHLBNY Board of Directors

Chairman
John R. Buran

President & CEO
Flushing Bank
Lake Success, New York

Vice Chairman
Larry E. Thompson*

Former Vice Chairman
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
New York, New York

Kevin Cummings

President & CEO
Investors Bank
Short Hills, New Jersey

Joseph R. Ficalora

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
New York Community Bank
Westbury, New York

Jay M. Ford

Director
Crest Savings Bank
Wildwood, New Jersey

Michael M. Horn*

Partner
McCarter & English, LLP
Newark, New Jersey

Thomas L. Hoy

Chairman
Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company
Glens Falls, New York

David Huber*

President
Huber Advisory Services
Red Bank, New Jersey

Charles E. Kilbourne, III*#

Managing Director
Financial Services Volunteer Corps
New York, New York

Gerald H. Lipkin

Chairman, President & CEO
Valley National Bank
Wayne, New Jersey

Kenneth J. Mahon

President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Dime Community Bank
Brooklyn, New York

Christopher P. Martin

Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
The Provident Bank
Iselin, New Jersey

Richard S. Mroz*

Managing Director
Resolute Strategies
Haddonfield, New Jersey

David J. Nasca

President & Chief Executive Officer
Evans Bank, N.A.
Hamburg, New York

C. Cathleen Raffaeli*

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Hamilton White Group, LLC, & Soho Venture Partners Inc.
New York, New York

Stephen S. Romaine

Chairman of the Board
Tompkins Trust Company
Ithaca, New York

Rev. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr.*#

Senior Pastor
First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
Somerset, New Jersey

Carlos J. Vázquez

Chief Financial Officer
Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

Ángela Weyne*

Former Commissioner of Insurance,
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

* Independent Director
# Public Interest Director

 

Chair
Wayne Meyer

President
New Jersey Community Capital
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Vice Chair
Maria Rodriguez-Collazo

Director of Housing Programs
PathStone Corporation
Ponce, Puerto Rico

Staci A. Berger

President and CEO
The Housing and Community Development
Network of New Jersey
Trenton, New Jersey

Krystal R. Canady

Chief Executive Officer
The Gateway Family YMCA
Elizabeth, New Jersey

Susan Cotner

Executive Director
Affordable Housing Partnership /
Albany Community Land Trust
Albany, New York

Robert DiVincent

Executive Director
West New York Housing Authority
West New York, New Jersey

Jacqueline S. Jones

Executive Director
Vineland Housing Authority
Vineland, New Jersey

Lisa Kaseman

Regional Vice President
Conifer LLC
Rochester, New York

Daniel Kelly

President
Community Quest
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

Retha Leno

Executive Director
Akwesasne Housing Authority
Akwesasne, New York

Daniel Martin

Chief Executive Officer
Housing Partnership Development Corporation
New York, New York

Carrie Michel-Wynne

Vice President of Strategic Relations
YWCA of Rochester & Monroe County
Rochester, New York

Colin McKnight

Acting Executive Director
New York State Rural Housing Coalition
Albany, New York

Gwen O’Shea

President & CEO
Community Development Corporation of Long Island
Centereach, New York

David Rowe

Executive Vice President
CAMBA Housing Ventures, Inc.
Brooklyn, New York

José R. González

President
& Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Angelo

Senior Vice President
& Chief Audit Officer

Edwin Artuz

Senior Vice President,
Head of Corporate Services & Director of the Office of Minority and Women

Melody Feinberg

Senior Vice President
& Chief Risk Officer

Bob Fusco

Senior Vice President &
Chief Information Officer & Head of Enterprise Services

Adam Goldstein

Senior Vice President
& Chief Business Officer

Kevin Neylan

Senior Vice President
& Chief Financial Officer

Cynthia Palladino

Cynthia Palladino

Senior Vice President,
Head of Affordable Housing and Community Investment

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Michael Radziemski

Senior Vice President,
Deputy Chief Information Officer,
Enterprise Services

Phil Scott

Senior Vice President &
Chief Capital Markets Officer

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Michael Volpe

Senior Vice President, 
Head of Bank Operations

Jonathan West

Senior Vice President &
Chief Legal Officer