Joseph J. Lhota


Mr. Lhota is the Senior Vice President, Vice Dean and Chief of Staff at NYU Langone Medical Center since 2014 and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (“MTA”) since June 2017.  In 2013, Mr. Lhota was a candidate for Mayor of the City of New York.  He previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the MTA from 2011 to 2012.  Mr. Lhota was Executive Vice President of MSG Networks from June 2010 to November 2011 and Executive Vice President of Cablevision from 2002 to 2010.  Mr. Lhota was also the New York City Deputy Mayor for Operations from 1997 to 2001 and New York City Budget Director from 1995 to 1997.  Mr. Lhota was an investment banker from 1980 to 1994.  Prior to that, he was a Senior Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co.  Mr. Lhota currently serves as a director of MSG Networks, and previously served as a director and the chairman of the audit committee of FirstAviation Services, Inc. from 2002 until it became a private company in 2015, and a director of Cablevision from 2014 until its sale in June 2016.

Independent Director