Governor Cuomo Launches New York City Regional Economic Development Council to be Led by Matthew Goldstein and Kenneth Chenault

August 2, 2011 | News from the Chancellor

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched his New York City Regional Economic Development Council, which will redesign the relationship between the state government and businesses to stimulate regional economic development and create jobs statewide. Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy was joined by local officials, business leaders, and community members to launch the Regional Council at the CUNY New York City College of Technology in Brooklyn. The New York City Regional Council will be led by Matthew Goldstein, Chancellor of the City University of New York, and Kenneth Chenault, Chairman & CEO of American Express, who will both serve as Regional Co-Chairs. The Regional Council will coordinate the economic development of Bronx, Kings, New York, Queens and Richmond counties. more