PA Leadership

Executive Director

Patrick J. Foye

Patrick J. FoyePatrick J. Foye became Executive Director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on November 1, 2011. Prior to joining the Port Authority, he served as Deputy Secretary for Economic Development for Governor Andrew M. Cuomo. Mr. Foye was a mergers and acquisitions partner at Skadden Arps and managing partner of the firm's Brussels, Budapest and Moscow offices. He was Executive Vice President of AIMCO, a real estate investment trust and a component of the S&P 500, and served as President and CEO of the United Way of Long Island.

Deputy Executive Director

Deborah L. Gramiccioni

Photo of Deborah GramiccioniDeborah Gramiccioni was appointed Deputy Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey in December 2013 by Governor Chris Christie.

Prior to joining the Port Authority, Ms. Gramiccioni served as the Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy and Cabinet Liaison and Director of the Authorities Unit under Governor Christie. Before joining the Governor’s staff, she served as the Director of the Division of Criminal Justice for the Office of the Attorney General where she oversaw criminal investigations and prosecutions brought by the State of New Jersey.

Before she came to work in State government, Ms. Gramiccioni served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. In September 2004, she was promoted to the position of Chief of the Commercial Crimes Unit, where she supervised the prosecution of white collar crimes involving financial fraud, identity theft and intellectual property. In November 2005, Ms. Gramiccioni was appointed Assistant Chief of the Fraud Section in the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., where she supervised cases brought nationwide under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

Ms. Gramiccioni began her law career as an associate at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP, and then served a clerkship for the Honorable Alfred J. Lechner, Jr., United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey.

Ms. Gramiccioni graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 1994 and the University of Virginia School of Law in 1997.


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