John Rafferty

Senior Vice President of Finance, IT & Administration

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John Rafferty is Senior Vice President Finance, IT & Administration for Elm City Communities/Housing Authority of the City of New Haven (ECC/HANH).  John joined the agency in August 2017 after over 30 years of experience in corporate controllership and audit functions.

As Senior Vice President of Finance, IT & Administration for ECC/HANH, Mr. Rafferty is responsible for all financial functions of ECC/HANH and its two instrumentalities (The Glendower Group, Inc. & 360 Management Group, Co.).  This includes month-end close, financial reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, HUD reporting, and external audit coordination.  ECC/HANH and its instrumentalities have an overall budget authority of over $100 million.  In addition, Mr. Rafferty oversees the IT and Administrative/HR functions for ECC/HANH.

Prior to working for HANH, Mr. Rafferty worked in controllership roles at Fusco Corporation, Chefs Warehouse, Inc, Competitive Technologies, Inc., United Rentals, Inc. and United Waste Systems, Inc.  Chefs Warehouse, United Rentals and United Waste were among the fastest companies in the United States in their respective industries.  In these roles, Mr. Rafferty was responsible for month-close, financial reporting, SEC reporting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll and acquisition due diligence and integration as well as external audit coordination.  Prior to that he worked in the audit department at Unilever United States, Inc. after beginning his career as an auditor for Arthur Andersen & Company.

Mr. Rafferty holds a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT and is recognized as a CPA in the State of Connecticut.

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