William McGrogan currently serves as the Executive Deputy Inspector General for Investigations and Legal.
Mr. McGrogan comes to the Office of the MTA Inspector General after 23 years as a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Mr. McGrogan brings years of investigative experience in Public Corruption, Securities Fraud, Complex Financial Crimes and Money Laundering to the office.
In 1996, Mr. McGrogan began his career as a Special Agent investigating Securities Fraud and Money Laundering matters in the FBI’s New York Office. After a Supervisory role at FBI Headquarters in the Organized Crime Section, Mr. McGrogan returned to New York, and in 2008 was assigned to the Westchester Resident Agency, which serves several counties north of New York City, including Rockland and Westchester. There he was tasked with investigating public corruption and financial crimes. He served as case agent for an investigation that uncovered a $130 million Ponzi scheme, and as co-case agent for a $29 million scheme, in addition to many other high profile cases.
Additionally, Mr. McGrogan was selected to serve on a Public Corruption Task Force formed between the FBI and the Rockland County District Attorney’s Office. While on the Public Corruption Task Force, Mr. McGrogan was instrumental in the investigations and convictions of numerous local public officials and political figures. He was the case agent for an investigation into securities fraud committed by a New York town official in connection with Municipal Bond offerings. The convictions secured in this case in 2017 were cited by the Department of Justice as the first convictions for securities fraud in connection with municipal bonds.
Mr. McGrogan received his BA from State University of New York at Albany.