EXECUTIVE TEAM

Matthew Whalen

President and Chief Executive Officer

Effective October 15, 2019, Matthew Whalen will serve as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cord Meyer Development Company. He brings to Cord Meyer 30 years of experience in such real estate sectors as multifamily, office, industrial, hospitality and single family.

Most recently, Whalen served as Senior Vice President of Development at a major developer of rental communities, responsible for development and acquisition activity across Long Island, Westchester and Connecticut. A 1988 graduate of Princeton University, where he received a B.A. in history, Whalen looks forward to exploring development opportunities for Cord Meyer Development Company.

Anthony J. Colletti

Chief Operating Officer

Anthony J. Colletti is the Chief Operating Officer of Cord Meyer Development Company. He was hired as Controller in November 1983. Ten years later, he became Cord Meyer’s Chief Financial Officer and in 2003 he became its Chief Operating Officer.

As Chief Operating Officer, he oversees all aspects of Cord Meyer; leasing, construction, operations, finance and accounting. Colletti has worked closely with the Board of Directors for more than 35 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Fordham University and has been a CPA since 1980.

Kevin Schmidt, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Kevin Schmidt is Chief Financial Officer of Cord Meyer Development Company where he oversees Cord Meyer’s finance and accounting operations, while being actively engaged in the company’s financial planning.

Schmidt, who joined Cord Meyer in 1991, is a trusted advisor to the Board of Directors. He earned a BBA from Baruch College and is a member of the New York State Society of CPA’s.

Mary K. Hughes

Vice President Leasing

The chief responsibility of Mary K. Hughes, Vice President of Cord Meyer, goes to the core of the firm’s business – leasing. It is her job to find the best possible tenants for Cord Meyer and its portfolio of commercial properties, approximately 750,000 square feet of retail and office space by using her 32+ years of experience leasing.

Hughes was honored in 2009 for her outstanding business and community leadership and was named one of the top women in business in the borough of Queens. She is the Company’s NYS Licensed Real Estate Broker and has been a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers since 2001.

John Garcia

Vice President Construction and Operations

John Garcia is the Vice President of Operations and Construction for Cord Meyer Development Company. He oversees all day to day operations for all properties including managing all maintenance and security personnel on staff.

Garcia has more than 25 years’ experience in the construction management field. He has been involved in building projects ranging from water treatment plants for municipal authorities to high-rise residential buildings for renowned developers. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Alfred University.

Nora Nolan

Vice President Marketing

Nora Nolan joined Cord Meyer Development in June of 2004. She currently is the Vice President of Marketing responsible for the marketing needs of the company’s new developments.

Before joining Cord Meyer, Nolan was the Director of National Meetings and Programs for a major beverage company for over 20 years, responsible for sales, marketing and incentive meetings and events.

DIRECTORS

Carrie L. Hoffman

Pliny Jewell, IV

Carlos R. Meyer

George C. Meyer, III

Richard W. Meyer, Jr.

Michelle Meyer

Willets S. Meyer

W. Blair Meyer, Jr.

Sal Panico

Sidney Scott, III

Matthew Whalen