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Ambassador Charles A. Gargano

Partner, Greenview Realty Corporation

Ambassador Gargano is a partner at Greenview Realty Corporation. His vast experience spans both the private and public sector. Ambassador Gargano has spent more than 20 years in public service at the Federal and State level, serving two presidents as well as the administration of Governor Pataki. He was appointed by Governor Pataki and served as Chairman and CEO of the Empire State Development Corporation and Vice-Chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey from 1995 to 2007. Mr. Gargano was a United States Ambassador to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago from 1988 to 1991, and was also appointed Deputy Administrator of the Federal Urban Mass Transportation Administration in 1981.

Ambassador Gargano, a licensed professional engineer, was a partner in Posillico Construction and Engineering Corporation for 21 years before entering public service. Ambassador Gargano attended Fairleigh Dickinson University and Manhattan College and holds bachelors and masters degree in Civil Engineering and an MBA. Ambassador Charles Gargano also holds four honorary doctorate degrees.