Hatzolah Member Appointed As Commissioner Of Port Authority Of NY & NJ


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Jeffrey A. Moerdler, the New York practice leader of Mintz Levin’s Real Estate and Communications practices and an active member of the Riverdale community, has been appointed by Governor David Paterson and confirmed by the state Senate to serve as the commissioner of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.

Mr. Moerdler is an Emergency Medical Technician in the Riverdale chapter of Hatzalah Volunteer Ambulance, a trustee and past president of the Riverdale YM-YWHA and president of his co-operative apartment building, the Whitehall. He will serve a five-year term at the Port Authority.

Mr. Moerdler attended the Horace Mann School and got his bachelor’s degree from Columbia University and his J.D. from the New York University School of Law.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey owns and operates Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark, Stewart and Teterboro airports, the downtown Manhattan heliport, all the bridges and tunnels between N.Y. and N.J., the two Port Authority bus terminals, various marine terminals, the PATH trains and their stations, the World Trade Center site and various industrial parks.

(Source: Riverdale Press)