Management Team

Nicholas A. Noce

 

Nicholas A. Noce was appointed Executive Director for the Authority on December 1, 2011 following a 15-month period serving as Interim Executive Director.  He has been employed with the Authority since May of 2005 and previously held the position of Director of Finance & Business Services. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Niagara University and is a member of the NYS Government Finance Officers Association and American Water Works Association. During his tenure as Director of Finance & Business Services his fiscal guidance contributed to the Authority’s strong bond ratings. Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Noce held various financial positions in another public benefit corporation.

Richard J. Metzger, P.E.

 

Richard J. Metzger, P.E., Chief Engineer for the Authority since 1989. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. Before joining the Authority, Mr. Metzger was a project engineer with O'Brien & Gere Engineers, Inc. of Syracuse, New York, consulting engineers to the Authority.

Raymond W. Benshoff    Raymond W. Benshoff, Director of Facilities & Fleet Maintenance, has been employed with the Authority since 1996. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Trine University and is a member of the Monroe County Highway Superintendents Association. Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Benshoff spent 25 years in management positions in the construction equipment field.
    William A. Carpenter, Director of Operations, joined the Authority in November of 2012.  He received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies at The College of Environmental Sciences and Forestry at Syracuse and has a wide range of experience in public works and financial and operational management.  Prior to joining the Authority, Mr. Carpenter served nine consecutive terms as the Supervisor for the Town of Pittsford, New York.  Prior to that, Mr. Carpenter was Commissioner of Public Works for the Town of Pittsford.
    Christian E. King, P.E., was appointed Director of Production and Transmission in July of 2012.  He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Clarkson University, and a Master of Science degree in Water Resources Planning and Management from Colorado State University.  Prior to joining the Water Authority in 1997, Mr. King held positions as an environmental engineer for Kodak and Exxon.
   

Kathleen A. Prestidge was appointed Director of Finance & Business Services for the Authority in October of 2013.  She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Clarkson University.  Before joining the Authority in 1989, Ms. Prestidge held positions in banking and finance in the private sector.

Stephen M. Savage, P.E.   Stephen M. Savage, P.E., Director of Engineering for the Authority since February 2008 and has been employed with the Authority since January 2006. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from Rochester Institute of Technology. Before joining the Authority, Mr. Savage was a project manager with MRB Group, P.C. (a municipal consulting engineering firm) in Penfield, New York.

 

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