Jeff Pitkin


Jeff retired from his role as Treasurer (chief financial officer) of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority in July 2021, a position he held for 20 years, and previously served as its Controller since 1991.  During his career, Jeff grew the organization’s systems and processes from an annual budget of about $40 million to $1.5 billion.  In addition to financial management, Jeff was responsible for human resources, information technology, information security, contract management, operational transformation and LEAN, facility management, investments, bond financing, and internal controls.  Previously, Jeff was Assistant Controller for Trans World Music Corporation (national music and video retailer) and a Senior Accountant for Ernst & Young. He is a certified public accountant (inactive) and he received a BBA in Accounting from Siena College.