Maureen A. Coleman, Esq., Acting President and Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel
Ms. Coleman has served as Acting President and Chief Executive Officer and General Counsel since August, 2019, after being appointed General Counsel in May, 2015. 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 thirteen 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.