DBIA National Board Member Tom Foley Named NYC DDC Commissioner

DBIA offers our heartfelt congratulations to National Board Member, Tom Foley, for his selection as New York City’s new Department of Design & Construction Commissioner.Tom Foley, P.E., CCM

“I am extraordinarily honored to be chosen by Mayor Adams to serve as the head of DDC. DDC’s hundreds of construction professionals are uniquely capable of making the city’s infrastructure and public buildings reflect this administration’s agenda of public safety, equity, and prosperity for all. And we will continue to aggressively pursue the capital construction process improvements detailed in 2019 under former Commissioner Lorraine Grillo in order to meet the administration’s goals for fiscal efficiency. I’d like to thank the staff at DDC for making this possible.” … Incoming DDC Commissioner Thomas J. Foley.

Tom has played a vital role in delivering Design-Build Done Right® in New York and we know there are many more great things to come in NYC under his leadership. Here’s just some of the reaction to the news today:

“Thomas Foley is an experienced professional who understands the infrastructure needs of our city on a granular level, and he has been a steady hand in moments of crisis. We are proud to announce his appointment and look forward to working with him to build safe, equitable, and resilient infrastructure that serves all New Yorkers.” …New York City Mayor Eric Adams

Commissioner Foley brings keen expertise and awareness to our city’s critical construction projects, so that they meet the needs of all New Yorkers in all neighborhoods and withstand the test of time to serve our future generations.” …Deputy Mayor for Operations Meera Joshi

You can read more about Tom’s appointment and the experience that led him to this important leadership role here.