Bay Area Rapid Transit: Retirement Plans

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Michael Jones

Michael Jones is the Deputy General Manager at the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART).

Jones has 22 years of experience in public transit, including several years in an executive leadership capacity in Dallas (DART), Chicago (Metra), and Oakland (BART). Throughout his career, he has led organizational change to improve the rider experience, streamline business practices, and support a diverse workforce. Prior to being promoted to Deputy General Manager, Jones was the Assistant General Manager of Administration, where he led one of the largest executive offices at BART. As the DGM, Jones supports the General Manager in leading day-to-day operations as well as implementing strategic priorities of the District. He recently celebrated his 5th anniversary with BART.

Before to joining BART, Jones served as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Metra Commuter Rail in Chicago and the Chief Labor Relations Officer at Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART). He also worked in the private sector as the Chief Administrative Officer for SYSTRA Consulting (New York City based railroad engineering firm), where he was responsible for the oversight of the Philadelphia location and all aspects of administrative functions, including finance, technology, contracts, and human resources.
Jones holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and a Master of Business Administration.

Contact Your Representative

Ryan Bertrand
Retirement Plans Specialist
(202) 759-7187
Patrick O'Marah
Retirement Plans Specialist
(202) 759-7277
Ray Ortiz
Retirement Plans Specialist
(202) 759-7126
Bilingual (English & Spanish)