MAUREEN A. COLEMAN, ESQ.
PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Maureen A. Coleman, Esq. was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer on October 14, 2021. She was appointed General Counsel of EFC in May 2015, served as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer of EFC from September 10, 2019 to January 13, 2021, and was named Senior Vice President and General Counsel in February 2021. She was appointed as Executive Director of the New York State Bridge Authority on July 15, 2021. Prior to joining the Corporation, she served as Assistant Counsel to the Governor, where she advised the Governor and policy staff on legal matters related to the environment, energy, and agriculture. Prior to this role, she was employed for 13 years with the Department of Environmental Conservation, where she served as legislative counsel in the Department’s Office of Legislative Affairs and then as Bureau Chief of Water and Natural Resources for the Department’s Office of General Counsel. Prior to joining state service, Ms. Coleman served as Vice President, Law & Regulation at J. &. W. Seligman & Co. Incorporated, a privately owned investment manager in New York City. She has a B.A. from College of Saint Rose and a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School.
MICHAEL P. HALE, ESQ.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT
Michael P. Hale, Esq. was appointed Executive Vice President of EFC on November 8, 2021. Prior to this appointment he served in various roles as an attorney in EFC’s Legal Division since 2002. In that capacity he worked on several programs for the Corporation including the New York City Watershed Upgrade Program, served as closing Counsel to the Catskill Watershed Corporation, and was lead EFC attorney for Corporate Governance initiatives. Since 2005, Michael has served as lead and staff counsel for EFC’s Clean and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds financing programs. In that role, he has closed on financings for municipalities and public authorities throughout New York State totaling over $10 billion. Michael has also led efforts to modernize EFC’s financial delivery models. He holds a B.A. from Syracuse University and J.D. from Albany Law School.