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ESDC adds two board members

The Empire State Development Corporation’s (ESDC) Board of Directors has had some vacancies, as I've reported.

The board, according to a press release, has added two members:
Paul F. Ciminelli is President and CEO of Ciminelli Development Company, Inc., where he has played a key role in securing major projects for organizations like Tops Markets Inc. Corporate Headquarters, the New York State United Teachers Association, First Niagara Bank Corporate Headquarters and the Buffalo Medical Group. In addition to his business activities, Mr. Ciminelli is involved in many professional and not-for-profit organizations related to business development, tourism and education. Mr. Ciminelli is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo.

Joyce L. Miller. is the Founder and CEO of Tier One Public Strategies, a consulting firm which provides in-depth public policy analysis in the areas of infrastructure finance, real estate and energy policy,. A New York native, Ms. Miller is also a trustee of the Citizens Budget Commission, serves on the board of the Community Service Society. For more than three decades, Ms. Miller has worked in various fields of government, business and finance, including the Offices of the New York State and New York City Comptrollers. While with the City Comptroller’s office, she served as Chief of Staff to the First Deputy Comptroller/Chief Financial Officer who oversaw the capital markets activities of the Comptroller's office, including management of the assets of the New York City Retirement Systems. She established the multi-billion dollar real estate investment program and served as Director, Real Estate Investment, investing over $2.5 b. Ms. Miller received her B.A. from City College of New York, M.B.A. from New York University and M.Phil. from Columbia University. She resides on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
The next meeting of the Board of Directors will be held June 24, 2010, in New York City.