New CEO Named


Catherine Sheridan, MTA Bridges and Tunnels

Catherine Sheridan has been appointed as president of MTA (New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority) Bridges and Tunnels. She has served as interim president since March and succeeds Daniel F. DeCrescenzo Jr., who retired after four years as president and 33 years at MTA.

Sheridan joined MTA in 2019 and served as chief of staff at MTA Construction & Development since October 2021, where she led day-to-day agency operations for MTA’s $55 billion 2020-2024 capital program.

Prior to MTA, Sheridan served as chief engineer at the New York State Canal Corporation and chief engineer at the New York State Thruway Authority, where, in addition to being responsible for its multi-billion-dollar capital program, she was an executive advisor for the $3.9 billion Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge project.

Sheridan served in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer from 1989 to 1997, reaching the rank of captain. In 2022, she was named by Crain’s New York Business as one of 40 Notable Women in Construction, Design and Architect