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Mayor Names New Point Person for Moynihan


Robert C. Lieber, president of the Economic Development Corporation, has been appointed deputy mayor for economic development, replacing Dan Doctoroff. Lieber will be the city’s main liaison in the Moynihan Station negotiations. After being recruited by Doctoroff to run the EDC, Lieber led the rezoning plans for Coney Island and Willets Point, and worked with Doctoroff on Moynihan Station and Hudson Yards.

Read New York Times: “Influence of Mayor’s Departing Deputy is Seen in His Successor,” by Ray Rivera

Read New York Times City Room: “Mayor Names Replacement for Doctoroff,” by Sewell Chan

Read New York Sun: “Lieber to Replace Doctoroff at City Hall,” by Benjamin Sarlin

Read Crain’s NY Business: “EDC President to Succeed Doctoroff,” by Anne Michaud