John DeFazio


John DeFazio, Director of Policyholder Services Business Operations: With more than 40 years at NYSIF, John has been serving in this role since 2019, overseeing underwriting, premium audit and risk control functions for the agency, including PHS business office operations. John started at NYSIF in 1980, working as Premium Auditor 1, 2 and 3, before being asked to create and manage the Group 90 Metro Office in 1999 as Business Manager.

In 2013, he was appointed as the Director of Premium Audit, where he led the division in a complete revamp of the audit scheduling system. John holds a bachelor of business administration (BBA) in accountancy from Baruch College.

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