Patrick J. Foye became Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on November 1, 2011. He manages the day to day operations at the agency, whose mission is to provide critical transportation infrastructure and drive economic growth in the region.
Prior to joining the Port Authority, Mr. Foye served as Deputy Secretary for Economic Development for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo from February 2011 to November 2011, managing initiatives for economic recovery, investment and job creation, and overseeing the Empire State Development Corporation.
Prior thereto he was Deputy County Executive for Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano from March 2010 to February 2011, having previously served as the downstate chief of the Empire State Development Corporation from January 2007 to April 2008, as well as the Vice Chair of the Long Island Power Authority for several years ending in December 2006.
Mr. Foye was President and CEO of the United Way of Long Island from February 2004 to December 2006, and was a mergers and acquisitions partner at Skadden Arps for 10 years and managing partner of the firm's Brussels, Budapest and Moscow offices.
From 1998 to 2004, he was Executive Vice President of AIMCO, a real estate investment trust and a component of the S&P 500.