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Executive Staff


Alan Steel

President and Chief Executive Officer


Alan Steel

President and Chief Executive Officer

Alan Steel is the President & Chief Executive Officer of the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, which operates the Javits Center. Under Mr. Steel 's leadership, the Javits Center underwent a comprehensive renovation including significant investments in technology and sustainable improvements. Mr. Steel has spent more than 30 years as an event management executive and United Kingdom trade development official. He is the former President of George Little Management (GLM), a major producer of trade shows in the United States and Canada, where he was responsible for the creation of new events, oversight of corporate strategic planning, marketing programs and the direction for various company events including NY NOW (formerly New York International Gift Fair), the National Stationery Show, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair and SURTEX. Mr. Steel was also active in developing domestic and international markets for the company. Before joining GLM in 1982, Mr. Steel worked for more than 15 years with the British government in a number of trade-related positions at the Department of Trade and Industry in London, the British Consulate in Chicago and the British Trade Development Office in New York. In these roles, Alan bought and sold exhibit space to participants in trade and consumer shows, conferences, and special events. In 2014, Mr. Steel was awarded with the King’s Glove award by the International Association of Exhibitors and Events (IAEE) for his enriched contributions to the trade show industry in New York and beyond.

Doreen Guerin

Senior Vice President
Sales and Marketing


Doreen Guerin

Senior Vice President
Sales and Marketing

Doreen Guerin serves as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, overseeing the booking and event-related operations for more than 170 events at the Javits Center each year. With more than 20 years of experience in the events industry, Doreen manages experienced teams who work with event planners to coordinate and construct exhibits for nearly 40,000 exhibitors a year, including Sales and Marketing, Event Solutions, Exhibitor Solutions, Event Set-Up, Environmental Solutions, Security and Safety Solutions and Centerplate, the facility’s exclusive caterer. Under Doreen’s leadership, the Javits Center underwent a top-to-bottom renovation while maintaining day-to-day operations as the busiest convention center in the United States, and these infrastructure upgrades paved the way for an ongoing expansion project that is scheduled for completion in 2021. Before joining the Javits Center, Doreen served as an accomplished show manager, responsible for doubling the size of the North American International Toy Fair, now one of the largest trade show events at the Javits Center.

Christine McMahon

Senior Vice President
Human Resources and Labor Relations


Christine McMahon

Senior Vice President
Human Resources and Labor Relations

Christine McMahon oversees Human Resources and Labor Solutions at the Javits Center, coordinating the scheduling and assignments for thousands of workers who construct some of the largest trade shows in the United States. Mrs. McMahon manages the hiring of skilled labor for each trade show and special event, a critical component of operations at the Javits Center. Since joining the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Mrs. McMahon has implemented a new performance management review system designed to increase productivity and accountability among all employees. Prior to her current role, Mrs. McMahon served as Vice President, Human Resources/Integration Officer for Tops Friendly Markets, and Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations for the Penn Traffic Company, two major supermarket operations in the Northeast. Mrs. McMahon has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, Management and Economics from State University of New York Empire State College.

Melanie McManus

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer


Melanie McManus

Senior Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

Melanie McManus serves as the Javits Center’s Chief Financial Officer, and she is responsible for the day-to-day planning, implementing, managing and controlling of all finance-related activities of the Javits Center. This includes the development of financial and operational strategies, metrics tied to these strategies and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets. She is also directly responsible for accounting, finance, procurement, financial statement development, forecasting, job costing, risk management and cash management. For over three years, Melanie served as the Controller, overseeing the financial management team at the Javits Center. She is a New York State Certified Public Accountant. Before joining the Javits Center team, Melanie served as Principal at UHY Advisors, one of the region’s leading accounting firms where she provided client relationship management, auditing expertise and staff supervision and training. She attended Fordham University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting.

Kenneth Sanchez

Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management


Kenneth Sanchez

Senior Vice President and Chief Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management

Kenneth Sanchez manages facility operations at the Javits Center, a 2.1 million square-foot property that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Mr. Sanchez oversees all construction projects designed to maintain and improve the building's operations, including daily engineering activities, sustainability improvements and customer-facing equipment. Before joining the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Mr. Sanchez served as Director of Engineering and Sustainability Champion, as well as an Owner Representative in Project Management for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. He also has served as Director of Operations and Facilities Management for SMG-Worldwide Entertainment & Convention Vnue Management and Director of Engineering for Wyndham Worldwide. He has a Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Turabo in Caguas, Puerto Rico, and a Masters degree in Hospitality Management from Cornell University.

Bradley Siciliano

Senior Vice President
General Counsel


Bradley Siciliano

Senior Vice President
General Counsel

Bradley Siciliano serves as the General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Ethics Officer for the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation. At the Javits Center, Mr. Siciliano oversees all legal activities, including commercial transactions, government regulatory requirements, corporate governance and ethics, labor and employee relations and litigation management. Mr. Siciliano also provides legal advice to its Board of Directors and Executive Staff. Mr. Siciliano has extensive in-house experience, including the fields of corporate ethics and compliance and corporate social responsibility. He has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary to Sharp Electronics Corporation and Assistant General Counsel to JVC Americas Corporation. Mr. Siciliano also served as a commercial litigator at Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam and Roberts and Golenbock, Eiseman, Assor and Bell. Mr. Siciliano has a Bachelor of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and received his Juris Doctor degree from Hofstra University School of Law, where he served on the Law Review.

Mark S. Sims

Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer


Mark S. Sims

Senior Vice President
Chief Information Officer

Mark Sims has led a technological transformation at the Javits Center, overseeing a series of significant infrastructure improvements that has allowed the facility to emerge as a leader among convention centers across the United States. Among several improvement projects, Mr. Sims has managed the installation of a state-of-the-art telecommunications system that provides bandwidth and wireless coverage for 70,000 users at any one time. As Chief Information Officer, Mr. Sims oversees all issues related to electrical solutions, internal marketing, telecommunications, management information systems and information technology operations. Before joining the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Mr. Sims served as Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer for Mitsui Foods, a publicly traded food and ingredient import/export company, and Vice President of Finance for U.S. Operations for Temco Service Industries, a publicly traded facility management company. Mr. Sims holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelors of Science degree in Finance and Accounting from Salisbury State University.

Tony Sclafani

Senior Vice President
Chief Communications Officer


Tony Sclafani

Senior Vice President
Chief Communications Officer

Tony Sclafani oversees all internal and external communications at the Javits Center, serving as the chief spokesman and public affairs liaison to media outlets, government officials and community leaders throughout the New York region and United States. At the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Mr. Sclafani manages the Communications Solutions department, providing strategic counsel to senior executives while developing a variety of customer-facing branding products and platforms. As Chief Communications Officer, Mr. Sclafani is implementing a new integrated communications strategy to showcase the renovated Javits Center, including its critical importance and impact to millions of New Yorkers. Before joining the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Mr. Sclafani served as Associate Commissioner of Communications and Public Affairs at the New York City Department of Buildings, as well as Press Secretary at the New York City Fire Department and a police reporter at the New York Daily News. Mr. Sclafani holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of the Holy Cross.

Kenneth Dixon

Vice President
Security and Safety Solutions


Kenneth Dixon

Vice President
Security and Safety Solutions

Kenneth Dixon oversees security and safety operations at the Javits Center, working closely with event management and employees to ensure a safe environment for millions of visitors. Prior to joining the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Kenneth served as the Vice President and Head of Security for Sotheby’s, Inc. and was responsible for the security of $2 billion of art, jewelry and other valuable products. Ken also served as Director of U.S. Operations for Brink’s, Inc., where he managed a complex network of import, export and domestic transportation of valuables on a global scale. Not only did Ken oversee the security, transport, storage and logistics for the movement of commodities, but he also designed several Brink’s facilities across the country. In the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, Kenneth oversaw the 72-hour removal of 1,100 metric tons of silver and 200 metric tons of other precious metals from beneath the ruins of 4 World Trade Center in a salvage mission for Scotia Bank. Kenneth received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Economics from Pace University and has completed numerous American Management Association courses in human resources, advanced financial analysis, corporate investigations and employee behavioral studies. He is also a member of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Association for Threat Assessment Professionals(ATAP), Overseas Advisory Council (OSAC), Jeweler’s Security Alliance (JSA), American Museum Association (AMA), NYPD Shield, JFK Cargo Association and a former gilded scholar member of the Gerson Lehrman Consulting Group.

Timothy Gaburungyi

Vice President
Technology Solutions


Timothy Gaburungyi

Vice President
Technology Solutions

Timothy Gaburungyi oversees technology operations, strategic planning, talent training and standardization at the Javits Center, ensuring our new state-of-the-art systems operate at maximum efficiency for all of our customers. Since joining the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation in 2013, Tim has helped to lead the effort to make the Javits Center one of the most advanced meeting places in the United States. Under his leadership, the delivery of modern IT services has vastly improved, attracting new customers from around the world and transforming his team into a valuable business operation. Timothy has two decades of experience in the hospitality industry on multiple continents, including Africa, the Middle East, Europe and North America. Before joining the Javits Center team, he managed several multi-million dollar projects for Starwood Hotels and Resorts where he deployed technology services across all of the organization’s hotel branches.

Michael Ruberry

Vice President
Set-Up and Event Solutions


Michael Ruberry

Vice President
Set-Up and Event Solutions

Michael Ruberry oversees all internal and external set-up operations at the Javits Center. At the New York Convention Center Operating Corporation, Mr. Ruberry manages set-up operations for our events and oversees the ordering and deployment of set-up resources in order to provide optimal service to our customers. He also will be working closely with Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Doreen Guerin to develop new strategies related to the upcoming expansion project. Michael also will help to coordinate operations among internal departments, event producers and their contractors to better ensure the move-in and move-out periods for all events are performed in a seamless fashion at all times. For 16 years, Michael worked at event producer GLM, where he served as Vice President of Operations and Customer Relations. He also worked at general services contractor Global Experience Specialists (GES) where he served as Vice President of National Sales.

Board of Directors

Henry R Silverman

Henry Silverman is Chief Executive Officer of Cain Hoy Enterprises, LLC, a private investment company financed with permanent capital that owns a diversified portfolio of operating businesses and financial assets across industries and capital structures with major areas of focus in global real estate and consumer interests such as entertainment, media and retail. Mr. Silverman has a long and distinguished career in finance and real estate, including positions as Global Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure at Guggenheim Partners, LLC, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cendant Corporation and Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of Apollo Global Management. Mr. Silverman serves as the Chairman of the New York Convention Center Development Corporation and has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He graduated from Williams College and earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Robert S. Azeke

Robert Azeke founded Farol Asset Management, LP after leading the private equity co-investment business for Parish Capital, where he was responsible for managing the New York State Common Retirement relationship. Prior to Parish Capital, Mr. Azeke founded The Sunday Group, a boutique advisory and investment firm providing advisory and capital raising services for small and middle market companies. With over 20 years of investment banking and private equity experience, Mr. Azeke has enjoyed a long and distinguished career on Wall Street, having held senior positions at JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs, Lazard Freres and Compass Partners. Mr. Azeke is a graduate of the Harvard Business School and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he won a Division I National Championship in Men’s Lacrosse. He is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish.

Sara Berman

Sara Berman is the Vice Chair of the Board of The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. She is also the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Charter School Center and the Chair of the Board of Trustees of Hebrew Language Academy Charter School in Brooklyn, NY and Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School in Manhattan. From 2004 to 2008, she was a weekly columnist for The New York Sun focusing on raising children in New York City. She has been a regular guest on CBS Morning News and FOX News, as well as a frequent guest lecturer at local schools and community centers throughout the city. Before this, she was the Features Editor and then the News Editor at the Forward, America’s national Jewish newspaper. From 2002 to 2005, Ms. Berman chaired the board of one of the eight centers of the 92nd Street Y, the Makor/Steinhardt Center. She also currently serves on the Board of Trustees of the Areivim Philanthropic Group. She graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, where she studied history. Ms. Berman lives in New York City with her husband and six children.

Hugh L. Carey II

Hugh L. Carey II serves as a public-sector restructuring and bankruptcy consultant for Alvarez & Marsal Public Sector Services, LLC, a consulting firm that specializes in advising financially troubled companies. He previously served as a trader at Samuel A. Ramirez & Co. He graduated from Union College in Schenectady, NY, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

John Lee Compton

John Lee Compton serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake PERL, Inc., a privately owned biotechnology company dedicated to providing high quality protein reagents. Mr. Compton also is the co-founder, CEO and CFO of BioAgriCultural Enterprises, LLC, in Bethany, Connecticut. Since 2010, Mr. Compton became chair of the executive committee of New York Biodiversity Research Institute (New York State Museum). Mr. Compton serves on several community-focused committees and their related organizations, including Community Board 4, the New York Convention Center Development Cooperation, the Moynihan Station Development Cooperation, the Hudson Yards Development Cooperation and the High Line Steering Committee. Mr. Compton received his A.B in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from Yale College, a M.S in Biology and a Ph.D. in Biophysics and Chemistry from California Institute of Technology. He also earned a M.B.A in management strategy from New York University.

David Emil

David Emil is a graduate of Yale University and Columbia University Law School. He joined the law firm of Willkie Farr and Gallagher after graduating from law school . In 1979 he was appointed Assistant Counsel to Governor Hugh L. Carey. After leaving the Governor Counsel’s office he returned to Willkie Farr and Gallagher before becoming Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel to New York State Department of Social Services under Governor Mario Cuomo. In 1988 Mr. Emil was appointed President of the Battery Park City Authority where he served until 1994. After leaving the Battery Park City Authority Mr. Emil was an operator of the Rainbow Room Restaurant and an owner of Windows on the World, as well as other restaurants. In 2001 after the attacks of Sept. 11th Mr. Emil was a co-founder of the Windows of Hope Family Relief Fund. In 2007 Mr. Emil was appointed by Governor Eliot Spitzer to be President of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation. In 2011, Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed him as a senior consultant to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. In addition to his work on the Windows of Hope Family Relief Fund, Mr. Emil was a member of the New York City Housing Development Corporation, a Member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Montefiore Medical Center for 10 years, and a board member of the Poetry Society of America, as well as other charitable and educational boards.

Christine Ferer

Christy Ferer founded Vidicom a multi-media agency creating branded content and connecting consumers and brands through digital video communities. Its subsidiary, Citybuzz, is a travel channel that is broadcast on the web, in taxis, elevators and in NYC hotels. Ferer began her career as an Emmy award- winning political news reporter and as a lifestyle contributor for the network morning news shows. She also served as a special assistant to Mayor Bloomberg on the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site after the 9-11 attacks. Ferer served as a Commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for five year. She has served on boards of The World Trade Center Performing Arts Center and American Corporate Partners. She currently serves on the boards of American Corporate Partners, the 92nd Street Y and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in Lower Manhattan. In 2010 she was awarded the French Legion of Honor.

Ronald Goldstock

Ronald Goldstock is the New York State Commissioner of the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. He served for thirteen years as Director of the New York State Organized Crime Task Force where he designed and developed the Independent Private-Sector Inspector General (IPSIG) program. In addition to currently providing IPSIG services to a number of corporate clients, Mr. Goldstock is on the faculties of the Cornell, Columbia and New York University Law Schools. Mr. Goldstock is a graduate of Cornell University and Harvard Law School, has served as Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Labor, Director of the Cornell Institute on Organized Crime, and Chief of the Rackets Bureau in the New York County District Attorney's office. He is a Past Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Section, Past Chair of the ABA Criminal Justice Standards Committee, and Chair of the Investigative Function of the Prosecutor Task Force. Mr. Goldstock was a member of the Advisory Board of Project Rise of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He has recently served three Northern Ireland Secretaries of State as advisor on matters relating to international organized crime. Mr. Goldstock is of counsel to the minority-owned, Chicago-based law firm, Pugh, Jones and Johnson, P.C.

Edward P. Kane

Edward Kane is the Director of Catering and Convention Services for the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers. He oversees the operations, development, sales and marketing of an $18 million catering organization. Mr. Kane has been with the famous hotel on Seventh Avenue since 1969, when it was known as the Americana, holding positions of increasing levels of responsibility in the banquet and catering areas. When the property was purchased by ITT Sheraton Corporation in 1978, he joined the new organization and was appointed to his present post. Mr. Kane is very active in travel industry organizations, as well as in community activities. He has served as Chairman of the Governor’s Tourism Advisory Council, Commissioner for Long Island State Parks and a member of New York City Sports Development Corporation.

Gary Lavine

Gary J. Lavine is counsel to Bousquet Holstein PLLC on administrative law. Previously, Mr. Lavine was senior vice president & chief legal officer of Niagara Mohawk Holdings, Inc. and senior vice president, legal & corporate relations of Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation. He served in the U.S. Department of Energy as Deputy General Counsel for Environment & Nuclear Programs managing a portfolio including Assistant General Counsel for International & National Security Programs, Assistant General Counsel for Environment, and Assistant General Counsel for Civilian Nuclear Programs. Mr. Lavine served in a number of staff positions with the New York State Legislature, including Legislative Counsel to the Minority Leader of the Assembly, Counsel to the Senate Committee on Insurance, Executive Director of the Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities & Commissions, and Assistant to the Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Reapportionment.

Andrew M. Murstein

Andrew M. Murstein is a founder, Board Member, and President of Medallion Financial Corp., a publicly traded investment Company (NASDAQ:TAXI). His family is also the largest shareholder. Medallion's predecessor company was started in 1937 and has invested over $5 billion since its I.P.O. in 1996. Mr. Murstein and Medallion Financial Corp. have been featured in articles in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, American Banker, U.S. Banker, Forbes and many others. Mr. Murstein received a B.A. graduating cum laude from Tufts University and an M.B.A. from New York University.

Lee H. Perlman

Lee H. Perlman is a lifelong New Yorker who has dedicated his career to serving others. Since 1983, Mr. Perlman has been the driving force behind GNYHA Ventures, the for-profit business arm of the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA). As President, Mr. Perlman has been responsible for the development of the GNYHA Ventures companies, which serve nearly 40,000 customers across the healthcare continuum as well as non-healthcare industries in all 50 states and Puerto Rico. These subsidiaries engage in more than $10 billion of commerce annually through group purchasing, management outsourcing, and healthcare consulting. GNYHA is a longtime business partner and the largest shareholder in Premier, Inc. (PINC). Mr. Perlman received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Binghamton University and his Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Sloan Program at Cornell University.

Mark Schienberg

Mark Schienberg serves as President of the Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA). Under Mr. Schienberg’s leadership, the organization has become the largest regional automobile dealer network in the United States, representing 650 retail automobile franchises in New York, Westchester, Long Island, Suffolk, Nassau, and Rockland Counties. Mr. Schienberg has developed numerous programs that have refined the automotive dealer business, as well as improved consumer-dealer relations. Before joining GNYADA, Mr. Schienberg headed his own broadcasting and political consulting business. He was appointed to the Board of the Flushing Meadow Corona Park Corporation in 2002, serves as a member of the Hudson Yard Coalition and sits on the Board of Daytop, an organization for individuals with substance abuse problems. He is Chair of the NYC Department of Education Automotive Advisory Council and has won awards from Northwood University and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Mr. Schienberg joined GNYADA in 1985 as one of three staff members and has been running this 100-year-old automotive trade organization since 1987.

Andrew D. Stone

Andrew D. Stone is the Managing Partner and CEO of Petra Capital Management, and he has been involved in all phases of the firm’s development since its founding. Prior to founding Petra, Mr. Stone was a Managing Director and head of the Principal Transactions Group (“PTG”) at Credit Suisse First Boston where he was responsible for the firm’s worldwide real estate effort, including debt origination, equity investments and securitization. Prior to CSFB, Mr. Stone was Senior Managing Director in charge of the Mortgage, Asset- Backed and Real Estate Securities Group at Daiwa Securities America. Mr. Stone founded the department and was responsible for managing the origination, trading, structuring and sales of all mortgage and asset-backed securities. Prior to Daiwa, Mr. Stone was Managing Director and head of the Mortgage and Asset-Backed Group at Prudential Bache. Mr. Stone received his B.S. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with dual majors in finance and entrepreneurial management and his M.B.A. from the University of Chicago with a double concentration in finance and marketing.

Joseph E. Spinnato

Joseph E. Spinnato is President and CEO of the Hotel Association of New York City, Inc., which represents over 200 hotels, employs over 30,000 people and generates billions of dollars in revenues for the City. He served as Fire Commissioner of New York City during the Koch administration, as First Assistant to the Special Prosecutor for Nursing Homes, and First Assistant to the District Attorney at the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office. He is also a member of the Board of Advisors of City Harvest, the Cardinal’s Committee for Charity, Board of Directors of Just One Break, Inc., Board of Directors of the Big Apple Greeters, Inc., and the Board of Trustees of St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in Manhattan. A quintessential New Yorker, Mr. Spinnato was born in Queens and attended public schools there until he entered LaSalle Military Academy in Oakdale, NY. He graduated from St. John’s University and received his law degree from the University of Miami Law School in Coral Gables, Florida.

George Tsunis

George James Tsunis is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Chartwell Hotels, LLC; which owns, develops and manages Hilton, Marriott and Intercontinental hotels throughout the Northeast and Middle Atlantic states. Prior to founding Chartwell Hotels, Mr. Tsunis was a partner at the law firm of Rivkin Radler LLP, Long Island's largest law firm, representing both private clients and municipalities in the practice areas of land use and zoning, real estate, corporate, municipal law and commercial litigation. Mr. Tsunis' public service includes time as a Legislative Attorney at the New York City Council, Special Counsel to the Town of Huntington Environmental Open Space Committee, and as Counsel to the Dix Hills Water District. Mr. Tsunis received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from New York University and his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law. Mr. Tsunis is married to his wife Olga and they live on Long Island, New York with their three children.

Henry R Silverman


Henry Silverman is Chief Executive Officer of Cain Hoy Enterprises, LLC, a private investment company financed with permanent capital that owns a diversified portfolio of operating businesses and financial assets across industries and capital structures with major areas of focus in global real estate and consumer interests such as entertainment, media and retail. Mr. Silverman has a long and distinguished career in finance and real estate, including positions as Global Head of Real Estate and Infrastructure at Guggenheim Partners, LLC, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of Cendant Corporation and Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of Apollo Global Management. Mr. Silverman serves as the Chairman of the New York Convention Center Development Corporation and has served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. He graduated from Williams College and earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Corporate Governance Reporting Policy

The New York Convention Center Operating Corporation (the “Javits Center” or “Center”) is committed to high standards of ethical, moral and legal business conduct. In line with this commitment, and the Center’s commitment to open communication, this Corporate Governance Reporting Policy provides an avenue for employees, officers, directors and other third parties to communicate their questions and concerns about suspected or known instances of wrongdoing, and reassurance that they will be protected from retaliation for filing a report.

 

Wrongdoing, for the purposes of this policy, does not include conduct covered by the Javits Center’s anti-discrimination and anti-harassment policy which should be reported to the Center’s EEO Compliance Manager at 212-216-2197, or conduct covered by the Javits Center Workplace Violence Prevention Program which should be reported to the VP of Security & Safety Solutions at 212-216-2379.


Date: 1/6/17

How to Get Here


Within New York City, public transportation is always a quick and affordable way to go-- and the opening of the new 7 Subway line extension across the street makes the trip even more convenient.


Subway A, C, E, 1, 2 3, N, Q, R, B, D, F, M, 7, S
Nearby Buses M34 crosstown, M42 crosstown, M12 uptown/downtown
Trains Amtrak, New Jersey Transit, Long Island Railroad, Metro North Railroad
Airports LaGuardia Airport, JFK Airport, Newark Airport
Ferry Service The NY Waterway operates a ferry from Weehawken, NJ. In just eight minutes, the ferry takes you across the Hudson River to West 39th Street and Twelfth Avenue, just one block from the Javits Center.

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