Joe Pennachetti is Senior Fellow at the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance. He has over 35 years of municipal financial management experience. As the Toronto City Manager from 2008 to 2015, Joe was responsible for 37,000 staff, an operating budget of $12 billion, and a $30 billion 10 year capital plan.
Joe previously served as Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer for the City of Toronto from 2002 to 2008. He was Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance for the Regional Municipality of Peel for seven years, from 1995 to 2002. From 1990 to 1995, he was Treasurer and Commissioner of Finance for the Regional Municipality of York. Prior to that, he worked in the finance departments of the Regional Municipality of Durham and the City of Edmonton.
As Senior Fellow, Joe will speak at IMFG events, provide advice to our authors and students, and write about what he has learned in his time at City Hall.