#100 Patrick Foye Port Authority, Executive Director
He’s the lone New Yorker on the list. And by the end of 2014, we may be able to say he was more influential than any Jerseyan. As the executive director of the Port Authority, his role in the bridge scandal is not completely clear. But his carefully worded email that was somehow leaked — “not an accident” said one insider — certainly was influential.
Last Year's Rank: NR