In accordance with Canon 492, the diocesan finance council consists of at least three members of the Christian faithful truly expert in financial affairs and civil law, outstanding in integrity, and appointed by the bishop to serve for five years. At the end of this period, they can be appointed for other five-year term. The council meets four times throughout the year to discuss Diocesan planning, budgets (May meeting) finances/ financial statements for all entities under the sponsorship of the Ordinary (October meeting), programs, projects, etc.
|Term Start Date||Term 1 End Date||Term 2 End Date|
|Patrick C. Burke, Chair, Managing Principal of Burke Group (Human Resources)||July 1, 2017||June 30, 2022|
|Richard J. Crossed, Retired CEO of Confier Reality LLC (Business entrepreneur)||July 1, 2014||June 30, 2019||June 30, 2024|
|Robert E. Finnerty, AVP Communications/Chief Communications Officer at Rochester Institute of Technology (Communications)||October 30, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Timothy M. Fitzgerald, JD, Member Harris Beach PLLC (Law)||July 1, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Bernard J. Iacovangelo, JD, CEO Faber Builders, Inc. (Law, Business Entrepreneur)||July 1, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Edward W. Kay Jr., CPA, Retired Managing Partner PwC Rochester (Finance/Audit)||July 1, 2014||June 30, 2019||June 30, 2024|
|Jack Kreckel, Senior Associate Vice President of University Advancement at the University of Rochester (Stewardship & Development)||December 1, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Susan C. Miller, Corporate Director Risk Financing and Insurance at The Cooper Companies||July 1, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Fran Pullano, MBA, CFCI, Principal Pullano & Company (Human Resources)||July 1, 2017||June 30, 2022||June 30, 2027|
|Miriam Rosa, Supply Chain Manager at Foodlink (Finance)||July 1, 2019||June 30, 2024||June 20, 2029|
|Michael Sauter, Director of Campus Ministry, SUNY Geneseo (Ministry)||July 1, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Leon T. Sawyko, JD, Retired Counsel, Harris Beach PLLC (Law)||July 1, 2016||June 30, 2021||June 30, 2026|
|Reverend Daniel E. White, M.Div. (Ministry/Administration)||July 1, 2018||June 30, 2023||June 30, 2028|
- The Most Reverend Salvatore R. Matano
- Very Reverend Paul J. Tomasso
- Lisa M. Passero
- Sister Kathleen Wayne, RSM
- Reverend Daniel J. Condon
- Fr. Frank Lioi
- Sister Eileen Daly, SSJ
- Anthony Adams
- Dr. Stephen Loughlin
Acts of Extraordinary Administration, Canon 1277, decrees that canonical validity requires the diocesan bishop to obtain the consent of the diocesan finance council and the college of consultors, when initiating a program of financing by the issuance of financial instruments, resolving claims by financial settlement, engaging operations that are not substantially related to the Church to generate income, or entering into financial/contractual agreements in which actual or potential conflict of interest with diocesan leaders.
- The maximum limit for alienation and any transaction which, according to the norm of law, can worsen the patrimonial condition is $3,500,000.
- The minimum limit for alienation and any transaction which, according to the norm of law, can worsen the patrimonial condition is $250,000.
- For the alienation of property of other public juridic persons subject to the Diocesan Bishop, the maximum limit is $3,500,000 and the minimum limit is $25,000 or 10% of the prior year’s ordinary annual income ($4,200,000 for the diocese of Rochester YE 6.30.19), whichever is higher.