Gaming Commission

John A. Crotty

John A. Crotty

John A. Crotty is a founding member of Workforce Housing Advisors, a New York City-based development firm with a particular focus on repositioning distressed multifamily properties as affordable housing. In total, Mr. Crotty has nearly two decades of experience in housing, government and finance in a variety of capacities. Mr. Crotty is a former member of the Board of Directors of the New York City Off-Track Betting Corporation and was appointed by Governor Paterson to a panel to restructure the Off-Track Gaming system statewide. Mr. Crotty was also a member of the New York State Franchise Oversight Board, which oversees the finances of The New York Racing Association, Inc. Prior to founding Workforce Housing Advisors, Mr. Crotty was the Executive Director of JPMorganChase’s municipal housing finance group, which he started in 2007. He was the Executive Vice President of the New York City Housing Development Corporation from 2004 to 2007 and was Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Director of City Legislative Affairs. Prior to joining the Bloomberg administration in 2002, he held a variety of financial management positions at MCI, PaineWebber, Winstar and Verizon from 1996 to 2002. Mr. Crotty is a Founding Member of Santa’s Angels, a not-for-profit organization that raises money and distributes gifts to the poor during the holiday season. He was a member of the Citizen’s Union Board of Directors. Mr. Crotty holds a MBA from Columbia Business School and a BA from the University of Rochester.