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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.


PRESS RELEASES

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

2023 FHLBNY Board of Directors

Chairman
John R. Buran
Director, President & CEO
Flushing Bank
Uniondale, New York
Vice Chairman
Larry E. Thompson*
Former Vice Chairman
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation
New York, New York
Melba I. Acosta
Counsel
McConnell Valdés LLC
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Christopher P. Martin
Executive Chairman
Provident Bank
Iselin, New Jersey
Danelle M. Barrett*
Retired Rear Admiral
United States Navy
Buffalo, New York
David J. Nasca
Director, President & Chief Executive Officer
Evans Bank, N.A.
Hamburg, New York
Thomas R. Cangemi
President & CEO
Flagstar Bank, N.A.
Hicksville, NY
Gerald L. Reeves
Director
Sturdy Savings Bank
Stone Harbor, New Jersey
Thomas L. Hoy
Chairman
Glens Falls National Bank & Trust Company
Glens Falls, New York
Ira Robbins
CEO & Chairman
Valley National Bank
Wayne, New Jersey
David R. Huber*
President
Huber Advisory Services LLC
Long Branch, New Jersey
Stephen S. Romaine
Chief Executive Officer & Director
Tompkins Community Bank
Ithaca, New York
Thomas J. Kemly
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Columbia Bank
North Fair Lawn, New Jersey
Rev. DeForest B. Soaries, Jr.*#
President & Chief Executive Officer
Corporate Community Connections, Inc.
Somerset, New Jersey
Charles E. Kilbourne, III*#
Managing Director
Financial Services Volunteer Corps
New York, New York
Josie J. Thomas*
Retired Executive
ViacomCBS
New York, New York
Kenneth J. Mahon
Executive Chairman
Dime Community Bank
Brooklyn, New York
Carlos J. Vázquez
Senior Executive Vice President
Banco Popular de Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico
* Independent Director
# Public Interest Director
Ángela Weyne*
Former Commissioner of Insurance
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

2023 Affordable Housing Advisory Council Members

Chair
Gwen O’Shea
President & CEO
Community Development Corp. of Long Island
Centereach, New York

Staci A. Berger
President and CEO
The Housing and Community Development
Network of New Jersey
Trenton, New Jersey

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

Robert Graham
Executive Director
Virgin Islands Housing Authority
St. Thomas, U.S.V.I

Jacqueline S. Jones
Executive Director
Vineland Housing Authority
Vineland, New Jersey

Lisa Kaseman
Senior Vice President, Development Operations
Conifer LLC
Rochester, New York

Retha Leno
Principal
Ladyhawk Consulting, LLC
Hogansburg, New York

Vice Chair
Bakari Lee
Member
McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC
Roseland, NJ

Monica McCullough
Founder and President / Esquire
MM Development Advisors LLC
Rochester, NY

Colin D. McKnight
Director, Community Development Programs
Flatley Read, Inc.
Schuylerville, New York

Wayne Meyer
Senior Advisor
New Jersey Community Capital
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Asish Patel
Chief Operating Officer
Monarch Housing Associates
Cranford, NJ

Diane Riley
Executive Director
The Supportive Housing Assoc. of New Jersey
South Orange, NJ

David A. Rowe
Chief Administrative Officer
CAMBA,Inc./ CAMBA Housing Ventures
Brooklyn, New York

Amanda Silva
Executive Director
Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico
San Juan, Puerto Rico

José R. González

President
Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Angelo

Senior Vice President
Chief Audit Officer

Edwin Artuz

Senior Vice President
Chief Administrative Officer
Director of Diversity & Inclusion

Melody Feinberg

Senior Vice President
Chief Risk Officer

Adam Goldstein

Senior Vice President
Chief Business Officer

Kevin Neylan

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

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Michael Radziemski

Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer

Phil Scott

Senior Vice President
Chief Capital Markets Officer

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Michael A. Volpe

Senior Vice President
Chief Bank Operations Officer

Jonathan West

Senior Vice President
Chief Legal Officer