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March 26, 2012

Minieri, ex-Forest City executive, to head Suffolk County's economic development agency

Atlantic Yards Report

Newsday reports, in Suffolk to get new economic development chief:

New York City real estate consultant Joanne Minieri, who until last June was president of the company building Brooklyn's mammoth Atlantic Yards and the new New Jersey Nets arena, will be named Tuesday to head Suffolk's beefed-up economic development agency, according to business officials and Bellone administration sources.

Minieri, according to the paper, lives in Brooklyn and owns a home in Southampton. (Most of the article is limited to subscribers.)

The Newsday report says she "ran Forest City Ratner Cos. until last year, when she started a consulting company."

Well, she was Chief Operating Officer and president, but not CEO. And there was reason to believe she was nudged out, as she was not replaced and Forest City was trying to cut costs.

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Posted by eric at March 26, 2012 11:05 PM