Patrick J. McCoy, Director of Finance, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York, became president of Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) on May 23, 2017. The gavel was passed at the association’s annual business meeting in Denver, Colorado.
McCoy has been a GFOA member for 13 years. He is an ex officio member of GFOA’s Committee on Governmental Debt Management and is also a past committee member. McCoy has served as a GFOA training instructor on topics of debt issuance and derivatives in 2010 and 2011. His government has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from 1995 through 2015.