Patrick J. McCoy

Director of Finance
Metropolitan Transportation Authority, New York

Patrick McCoy is the Director of Finance at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) in New York. Pat directs the issuance of over $3 billion in municipal bonds annually under the Authority’s multi credit borrowing structure. He is responsible for the MTA’s $34 billion debt portfolio, which includes variable rate products, derivatives and fixed rate obligations.

Prior to joining the MTA, Pat served as the Executive Director of the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority, a public benefit corporation of the City of New York that provides capital financing for the City’s water and sewer system. Pat was Executive Director of New York Water from January 2007 through August 2008.

Patrick’s previous positions:

  • Manager of Investor Relations for the NewPower Company, a publicly traded retail energy provider headquartered in Purchase, New York. 
  • Supervising Analyst in the Financial Communications group of Fleishman‐Hillard, a global public relations firm.
  • Manager of Investor Relations for the New York City Municipal Water Finance Authority, the Transitional Finance Authority (TFA) and TSASC, Inc. (Tobacco Securitization).
  • Senior Budget Analyst, Office of Management and Budget, Community Development Unit.

Patrick currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Westchester County Health Care Corporation and on the Executive Board of the Government Finance Officer’s Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

Patrick has a M.S. Degree in Urban Policy Analysis and Management from the New School University in New York, and a B.A. from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.


A journey from member, to committee member, to the Executive Board, and now President of GFOA. Hear from current President Pat McCoy about his time with GFOA and how the organization “continues to evolve with the quality of content it provides to its members and the relevance of it.” #BuiltByBonds