Currently, Joseph J. Lhota holds the position of Chairman of The Metro-North Railroad and Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff at NYU Elaine A. & Kenneth G. Langone Medical Center.
He is also Chairman-Fiscal Affairs Committee & Trustee at City University of New York and on the board of 5 other companies.
In the past he was Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York), Chairman & Chief Executive Officer for Metropolitan Transportation Authority (New York), Executive Vice President-Administration at MSG Networks, Inc., Executive Vice President at Cablevision Systems Corp., Budget Director at City of New York (New York), Independent Director & Executive Vice President at Cablevision Systems Corp., Director-Public Finance at Credit Suisse First Boston Corp. and Senior Accountant at Arthur Andersen LLP.
He received an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.