Joyce Miller has served in a variety of positions in New York City and New York State government. She currently serves on the boards of directors of the New York State Mortgage Authority (SONYMA), the New York State Housing Finance Agency and the Empire State Development Corporation.
She has advised public officials, government agencies and unions on public private partnerships to finance infrastructure and pension fund investment in infrastructure. She has also advised start-ups and companies in the energy and alternative energy sectors seeking venture and private equity capital and federal government financing.
Ms. Miller served the New York City Comptroller and the New York City employee retirement funds as Chief of Staff to the Chief Investment Officer and as Director of Real Estate Investment. The New York City pension system is one of the largest pension funds in the United States. She previously developed innovative investment programs for the New York State Common Retirement System . She also developed affordable housing programs for the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
Ms. Miller is the author of “Causes and Ramifications of Public Pension Fund Underfunding: A Case Study of the New Jersey Pension Funds” in Positioning Markets and Governments in Public Management, Helisse Levine (ed.), to be published in the fall, 2017, as well as numerous articles on infrastructure finance and public pension fund investment.
Ms. Miller holds an M.B.A. in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business where she was awarded the Municipal Bond Club of NY Award for Best Work in Tax-exempt Securities. She received an M.Phil. in Political Science from Columbia University, where she was a Presidential Fellow.