Joseph J. Giulietti has served as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Transportation since January 2019.
A 48-year veteran in public transportation and a native of Connecticut, “Joe” Giulietti served as President of Metro-North Railroad from 2014 to 2017, and as Deputy Executive Director and then Executive Director of the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority from 1998 to 2014.
Giulietti began his career in 1971 with Penn Central Railroad as a brakeman. In 1978, he became a foreman with Conrail (the successor to Penn Central) and joined the newly formed Metro-North in 1983 as superintendent of transportation.
In 2014, Giulietti was tapped by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to serve as President of Metro-North. He retired from Metro-North in 2017 and then worked as an independent industry consultant.