Past Luncheon Speakers

Past luncheon speakers of the Municipal Forum of NY
Date Speaker Title
April 13, 2017Michael Zezas Chief Municipal Strategist, Morgan Stanley
April 13, 2017Sheila AmorosoCo-Director, Municipal Bond Department, Franklin Templeton
December 8, 2016Kent HiteshewDirector, Office of State and Local Finance, U.S. Treasury Department
November 3, 2016William J. MulrowSecretary to Governor Cuomo
July 12, 2016Bill de BlasioMayor, New York City
April 18, 2016Jeffrey S. DeWittChief Financial Officer, District of Columbia
March 24, 2016Pat McCoyDirector of Finance, MTA
December 15, 2015Gerrard P. BushellPresident, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
September 28, 2015Rahm EmanuelMayor, City of Chicago
July 14, 2015 Peter J. HayesManaging Director & Head of Municipal Fixed Income, BlackRock
April 20, 2015Scott M. StringerComptroller, New York City
March 16, 2015Kent HiteshewDirector, Office and Local Finance, Dept of the Treasury
December 10, 2014Nancy WinklerTreasurer, City of Philadelphia
October 17, 2014Tom FalconeChief Financial Officer, Long Island Power Authority
July 23, 2014Marian ZuckerPresident, Finance & Development for NYS Homes & Community Renewal
April 11, 2014Dean FuleihanDirector, NYC Office of Management & Budget
February 24, 2014Elizabeth M. McCarthyChief Financeial Officer of the Port Authority of NY & NJ
December 6, 2013Bob ForanChief Financial Officer of the MTA
November 8, 2013Brian MayhewChief Financial Officer of the Bay Area Toll Authority
July 18, 2013Bill LockyerTreasurer of the State of California
April 12, 2013Tom MadisonExecutive Director, NYS Thruway Authority and NYS Canal Corporation
March 4, 2013John J. CrossDirector, Office of Municipal Securities U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
February 1, 2013Paul T. Williams, Jr.President and CEO, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
December 4, 2012Colin MacNaughtAssistant Treasurer for Debt Management, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
October 5, 2012Rahm EmanuelMayor, City of Chicago
July 27, 2012Seth PinskyPresident, NYC Economic Development Corporation
April 20, 2012Hon. Ted HoughtonChairman of the Texas Department of Transportation
January 30, 2012Hon. Raymond H. LaHoodSecretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation
December 7, 2011Kenneth AdamsPresident & CEO, Empire State Development
November 10, 2011Ben WatkinsDirector, Bond Finance, State of Florida
July 21, 2011Robert MegnaDirector, New York State Division of the Budget
April 14, 2011John SinsheimerDirector of Capital Markets, State of Illinois
March 23, 2011Honorable Luis G. FortuñoGovernor of Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
March 3, 2011Christopher WardExecutive Director, PANYNJ
November 18, 2010Honorable John C. LiuComptroller, The City of New York
September 26, 2010Andrew P. Sidamon-EristoffTreasurer, State of New Jersey
July 22, 2010Michael DeckerManaging Director & Co-Head Municipal Division, SIFMA
July 22, 2010Ken BentsenEVP, Public Policy and Advocacy, SIFMA
April 15, 2010Jay WalderChairman, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
February 4, 2010Mark PageDirector, Office of Management and Budget of the City of NY
November 20, 2009Michael NutterMayor, City of Philadelphia
September 27, 2009Ronald A. StackChair, MSRB
September 27, 2009Lynnette HotchkissExecutive Director, MSRB
July 21, 2009James LebenthalChairman, Lebenthal & Co.
April 16, 2009Carlos GarciaPresident and Chair, Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico
February 5, 2009Richard RavitchPartner, Ravitch Rice & Co., Chairman, Ravitch Commission
November 19, 2008Paul RosenstielCalifornia State Deputy Treasurer
October 9, 2008Christopher O. WardExecutive Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
August 12, 2008Paul WilliamsExecutive Director, Dormitory Authority of the State of New York
April 10, 2008Elliot SanderExecutive Director and CEO, Metropolitan Transportation Authority
February 14, 2008Jorge IrizarryPresident, Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico
November 20, 2007Natwar M. GandhiChief Financial Officer of the District of Columbia
October 23, 2007Hugh A. JohnsonChairman, Johnson Illington Advisors, LLC
August 2, 2007Paul FrancisDirector, NYS Division of the Budget
February 15, 2007Nancy B. FeldmanDirector, Office of Public Finance, NJ State Treasurer
November 28, 2006Jay KiyonagaPrincipal Budget Examiner, NYS Division of the Budget
October 10, 2006Mark PageDirector of Management and Budget, NYC