Walter A. Reyes, Chief Human Resources Officer

Walter A. Reyes joined the Pension Boards in 2018, bringing nearly 20 years of experience as a Human Resources leader with a proven track record of successfully leading change and transformation through influencing leadership and organizational culture.

He began his career at Goodwill Industries, where he was Director of Staff Development. As his career advanced, he accepted the role of Chief Administrative Officer and Human Resources Director for a large, affordable housing development corporation. Walter served as a change agent within the organization and championed strategies that impacted organizational-wide performance management. He oversaw culture change, compliance, and an array of talent management initiatives aimed at the best achievement of corporate goals. Most recently, Walter served as Director of Human Resources for Healthfirst, LLC, where he and his team were collectively responsible for delivering HR Strategies that impacted $9 billion revenue line of business with more than 1,000 employees.

Walter completed his BBA and MBA degrees at Hofstra University. He resides on Long Island and enjoys travelling the world and the richness of diverse cultures and perspectives.