John A. Crotty

Founding Member

John has a diverse background with over 25 years of experience in housing, government and finance in a variety of capacities. Prior to founding Workforce Housing Group, John was the Executive Director of JPMorgan Chase’s municipal housing finance group, which he was hired to start in 2007.

Profile Overview

Prior to joining JPMorganChase, John was the Executive Vice President of the New York City Housing Development Corporation (HDC) from 2004 to 2007.  HDC was the nation’s leading issuer of affordable housing bonds during two of his three years at HDC.  Prior to joining HDC, John was Mayor Bloomberg’s Director of City Legislative Affairs.  In that position, he was responsible for passage of New York City’s $50 Billion budget as well as the smoking ban, tort reform, land use actions, and countless other matters before the City Council. Between 1996 and 2002, before he joined the Bloomberg administration, John held a variety of financial management positions at MCI, Paine Webber, Winstar and Verizon.

John was a Founding Member of Santa’s Angels a local not-for-profit organization that distributes gifts during the holiday season. In 2013, Governor Cuomo appointed John to serve, and the NYS Senate confirmed him, as a member of the Gaming Commission. John holds a Master in Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Rochester. ​In his spare time he is trying to understand further concepts around M-Theory to help explain universal causation.