As President of National Grid’s New York Jurisdiction, John oversees National Grid’s regulated businesses that provide electricity service to 1.6 million customers in upstate New York and natural gas service to 2.3 million customers in upstate New York, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens and Long Island. The company’s New York service area spans from Niagara Falls to the forks of Long Island.
Bruckner brings decades of experience across the company’s New York business to his new role. Since joining National Grid in 1985, he has held a number of positions with increasing responsibility, including division manager for electric design and construction, Director of Transmission and Distribution Project Management, President of Long Island Transmission and Distribution and Senior Vice President of US Electric Operations. He was named Executive Vice President of Network Operations, Safety & Capital Delivery in August 2017.
John has significant experience in storm restoration and was the incident commander for restoration efforts on Long Island in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Over 90 percent of the island’s infrastructure was damaged or destroyed during the storm. He is now the system incident commander for National Grid.
John is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and has his Master’s degree in Business Administration from New York Institute of Technology. He serves as a Board Member of Edison Electric Institute, Long Island Association, Red Cross of Long Island, CEWD, and the New York Smart Grid Consortium.