Jeffrey S. Wilpon

Chief Operating Officer, New York Mets

With nearly 30 years of experience actively overseeing major construction projects, Jeff Wilpon serves as founder, executive vice president, and partner of Sterling Project Development. Wilpon has an extensive history of involvement with leasing management construction operations, as well as supervising sports facility construction. He has also been involved in major school, entertainment, and tenant installations, as well as the transactional aspects of such projects.

Wilpon’s most relevant endeavors include the planning, design, and construction of projects such as Citi Field, MLB headquarters, and NHL headquarters in New York City, a 45-acre, master-planned development at Titletown in Green Bay, and facilities for the New York Mets in Port St. Lucie, FL, the Dominican Republic, and Kingsport, TN. In addition to SPD, Wilpon served as chief operating officer of the New York Mets and the Brooklyn Cyclones for more than 18 years. His development responsibilities in Brooklyn included working in partnership with the City of New York to oversee the planning, design, and construction of MCU Park.

Wilpon currently sits on the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY) Board of Governors, The Association for a Better New York (ABNY), and TitletownTech Board of Advisors. Additionally, he was recently appointed to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s newly formed New York Forward Re-Opening Advisory Board in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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