Phil Toia

Phil Toia

Phil Toia

President, NYPA Development

Phil Toia is President of NYPA Development at the New York Power Authority. Created in 2021, NYPA Development is tasked with helping NYPA achieve goals in its VISION2030 strategic plan by becoming a leading developer of transmission projects in New York State and working on large-scale renewables and utility-scale storage projects. 

Phil has nearly 30 years of experience in the electric utility industry. He has been with NYPA for 19 years, most recently as Senior Vice President of Power Supply, overseeing the operations and maintenance of generation and transmission assets. Prior to joining NYPA, Phil worked in engineering, project management and system planning roles in the power generation, investor-owned utility business and at several consulting firms.

Phil holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from Clarkson University and a master of business administration degree from Le Moyne College. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and a board member of the Clarkson University Center for Electric Power Systems Research.

Phil resides in Syracuse, N.Y., with his wife Sheila. They have two adult children.