Kristine Pizzo

Kristine Pizzo

Kristine Pizzo

EVP and Chief Human Resources and Administration Officer

Kristine Pizzo is Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources and Administration Officer. She is responsible for the strategy and development of NYPA’s most important resource, its people. In this role, she leads the HR team in reinforcing an inclusive company culture, creating and leading employee engagement and development programs, and implementing reward and talent management strategies that support the achievement of NYPA’s goals and objectives.

In addition to driving NYPA’s workforce strategy, she also oversees shared services departments such as the Office of Civil Rights and Inclusion, Corporate Communications, Corporate Support Services, Real Estate, and Strategic Supply Management. Among her many responsibilities at NYPA, Kristine is the executive sponsor for three key strategic initiatives, Workforce Development, Process Excellence and Knowledge Management and is an integral part of the implementation of the strategic plan.

Prior to joining NYPA, she has held senior leadership roles driving human capital and organizational effectiveness within organizations across for-profit, not-for-profit and government sectors and has managed departments such as Marketing and Communications, Finance, Facilities and Information Technology. Her experience includes Mount Sinai School of Medicine, the United States Olympic Committee, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Columbia University. She has a bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University and a juris doctor degree from the Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law School at Touro College.