Chief Operating Officer, PSEG
President and Chief Operating Officer, PSEG Power
Ralph A. LaRossaRalph A. LaRossa has been elected chief operating officer of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc., effective January 2020. In this role, he is responsible for overseeing all of the operating businesses of PSEG, including Public Service Electric & Gas, PSEG Long Island, PSEG Power and PSEG Services Corp.
Mr. LaRossa has been president and COO of PSEG Power since June 2017, a position he continues to hold. PSEG Power is a major, unregulated independent power producer in the United States with four main subsidiaries: PSEG Nuclear, PSEG Fossil, PSEG Energy Resources and Trade and PSEG Power Ventures.
Previously, he served as president and COO of PSE&G, PSEG’s regulated utility business, since October 2006. In addition, Mr. LaRossa previously served as Chairman of the Board of PSEG Long Island and as vice president - electric delivery for PSE&G. He is a member of PSEG’s Executive Officer Group.
Mr. LaRossa joined PSE&G in 1985 as an associate engineer and advanced through a variety of management positions in the utility’s gas and electric operations. In 1998, he received Gas Industry Magazine’s Outstanding Manager of the Year Award.
He is a graduate of Stevens Institute of Technology and has completed the Harvard Business School’s Program for Management Development.
Mr. LaRossa is chairman of Choose New Jersey and serves on its board. In addition, he is a member of the board for Montclair State University and is a past chair of the American Gas Association.