Patrick Halpin

Chair, Suffolk County Water Authority | Former county and state representative

Mr. Halpin is the Chairman of the Suffolk County Water Authority, which provides high quality drinking water to 1.2 million Suffolk residents. He also serves as Managing Director in the New York office of Mercury Public Affairs. During a lengthy career in elective office, Mr. Halpin served in the Suffolk Legislature, the New York State Assembly and as County Executive, managing a $1.4 billion budget, supervising more than 12,000 employees, and instituting programs to prevent domestic violence, protect open spaces, create affordable housing and bring more than 10,000 jobs to the county.


Sparking Cross-Sector Collaboration for COVID Recovery: How a Family Foundation Catalyzed Local Investment

Posted on February 24, 2021 by Nancy Rauch Douzinas, Kevin Law, Patrick Halpin, Gemma Deleon-Lopresti, Katie Smith Milway

 The Rauch Foundation of Long Island will describe how family foundations can play a unique role as a neutral hub to forge relationships across local business, government, and media that can multiply investment in regional economic recovery. Foundation President Nancy Rauch Douzinas and a panel of collaborators will articulate and illustrate five principles for using research, relationship networks, advocacy… Read More