The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission announced Thursday that Frank Elenio is taking over as chief financial officer for the agency.
Elenio follows Irfan Bora, who retired in July after serving as the NJMC’s CFO for 28 years.
Elenio has public sector experience as the CFO of Ridgefield, where his family resides. He also has served as CFO for Go America, a wireless Internet company, and Wilshire Enterprises, a real estate firm.
The NJMC is the zoning and planning authority for the 30.4-square-mile Meadowlands District.
“I am very excited to join such a well-regarded agency that is known for its thorough adherence to the highest standards of responsible and cost-effective fiscal management practices,” Elenio said in the announcement. “I look forward to helping the agency effectively pursue its goals of continuing to promote economic growth and development in the Meadowlands district while further protecting and preserving the environment.”
Elenio joins the commission as the redevelopment of the American Dream project, formerly Xanadu, continues to gain traction and the area prepares for the 2014 Super Bowl.