Adam Barsky

Adam Barsky

Adam Barsky

EVP and Chief Financial Officer

Adam Barsky is the New York Power Authority's Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, he recently joined the Power Authority in 2019. Mr. Barsky is an accomplished senior executive who brings more than 30 years of dedicated experience in management, finance and public policy.

Mr. Barsky previously served as Chief of Staff and Special Counselor at the Port Authority of NY and NJ. Prior to that Mr. Barsky served as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer of IDB bank NY from 2006 to the 2017. In that senior role, Mr. Barsky oversaw all aspects of risk management for the bank including credit, market and operational risk, and strategic and reputation risk.

Mr. Barsky has held numerous positions in state and local government including Deputy Secretary to the Governor of New York for Public Authorities, Financing and Housing and New York City Issues.

Before that, Mr. Barsky served as Budget Director and Chief Financial Officer of the City of New York and as Director of the Mayor’s Office of Operations. Mr. Barsky also worked as Chairman of the New York City Employees Retirement System, Chairman of the New York City Transitional Finance Authority, and Chairman of the NYC Municipal Water Finance Authority, Acting Commissioner of the New York City Department of Finance, and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer of the New York City Economic Development Corporation.

Mr. Barsky graduated cum laude from the State University of New York, Albany with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. Mr. Barsky is also a certified public accountant and has also completed Columbia Business School’s Risk Management Executive Education Program. Mr. Barsky was appointed as Chairman and a Director of the Nassau County Interim Finance Authority by Governor Andrew Cuomo on March 1, 2016 and has served as a member of the board of directors of the New York State Job Development Authority since 2006.