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June 21, 2019

The New York State Senate has confirmed Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s appointments of David Kapell, Conway Ekpo and Jeffrey Escobar to fill three vacancies on the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation’s (RIOC) Board of Directors.

“I am delighted that Governor Cuomo has named three highly qualified candidates to our board,” said Susan Rosenthal, President and CEO of the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation. “I enjoyed working with Mr. Escobar when he wa...

December 30, 2018

The Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation received $25 million on December 20, 2018, promised five years ago as part of a deal awarding Cornell Tech the rights to the 2.62-acre parcel of land that rings the new campus. The money had been included in this year’s $168 billion state executive budget proposed earlier this year by Governor Andrew Cuomo and then passed by the New York State legislature. According to the December 16, 2013 letter of agreemen...

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