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McCabe Lecture Series

2022 Professor John J. McCabe ’65 Lecture Series

April 27, 2022
5:30 P.M. - 8 P.M.
St. Francis College
Callahan Center | Founders Hall
John J. McCabe Lecture Series

After a three-year hiatus, St. Francis College and the Office of Advancement are pleased to announce the latest installment of the Professor John J. McCabe Lecture Series. A welcome reception will be followed by a panel discussion on mergers and acquisitions through the lens of macroeconomics. Moderated by Professor John McCabe himself, this event is sure to be an informative opportunity to learn about the specific risks, strengths, weaknesses, threats and situations impacting the investment market.

Topic: The Macroeconomic Environment and the Outlook for Financial Services, including Mergers and Acquisitions

Moderator: Professor John J. McCabe '65, Faculty Member and Former Advisor to Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush


Alfred DelliBovi, Former President/CEO of Federal Home Loan Bank of New York; Current Chairman of the Board at Flushing Bank
Joseph Ficalora, Former President/CEO of New York Community Bancorp Inc.


5:30 – 6:30 p.m. – Reception and networking, Callahan Center
Light refreshments provided
6:30 – 7:30 p.m. – Lecture and panel, Founders Hall
7:30 – 8:00 p.m. – Questions and closing thoughts, Founders Hall

About the panelists:

Alfred A. DelliBovi has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Flushing Bank since February 3, 2017, and a Director since July 1, 2014. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York (“FHLBNY”) until his retirement in April 2014. During his 21 years at the helm of the FHLBNY, he led a team of financial professionals growing the bank ten-fold to $120 billion in assets. The FHLBNY is a wholesale bank that provides liquidity to 330 neighborhood-based lenders in New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He served as Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) from 1989 until 1992. Nominated by President George H.W. Bush, he was confirmed by a unanimous vote of the United States Senate. In addition to serving as the Chief Operating Officer of HUD, in the absence of The Secretary, he served as a voting member of the Resolution Trust Corporation Oversight Board; the Federal Housing Finance Board; and the Interim Board of Freddie Mac.

A graduate of Fordham College, DelliBovi earned a Master's degree at The Bernard Baruch School of Business and Public Administration at the City University of New York.

Joseph Ficalora is the Former President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of New York Community Bancorp Inc. and New York Community Bank. The Company was incorporated as Queens County Bancorp, Inc., on July 20, 1993, to serve as the holding company for Queens County Savings Bank which was established on April 14, 1859 – the first savings bank chartered by the State of New York in the New York City borough of Queens. That is the bank where the young “Joe” Ficalora took his first steps in the business and banking world.

All alumni, friends, students, faculty and staff are invited and welcome to attend this program, in-person or online.

The Office of Advancement looks forward to seeing you there!

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