Scott Rechler is Chairman and CEO of RXR Realty LLC., a multi-billion-dollar private real estate company and one of the largest owners, managers, and developers of real estate in the New York Tri-State area. Scott formed RXR after the sale of Reckson Associates Realty Corp (“Reckson”) to SL Green in January 2007, one of the largest public Real Estate management buyouts in REIT history.
In 2011, Scott was appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to the Board of Commissioners of the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. As Chairman of the Board and Vice Chairman of the Capital Planning Committee, Scott oversaw two of New York City’s most ambitious recent projects: the LaGuardia Airport and World Trade Center redevelopment programs. In 2017, Scott was nominated by Governor Cuomo to the Board of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, where he served until February 2019.
Scott takes great pride in enhancing the local communities where RXR operates. He is Chairman of the Regional Plan Association, a member of the NYU Real Estate Institute Advisory Committee, and on the Board of Governors of the Real Estate Board of NY. He also serves on the Boards of The National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center.
Scott also serves as a Board member of The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Trustee at the Long Island Children’s Museum, and co-Chair of the Tribeca Film Institute. He is also on the Board of the Drum Major Institute and is Chairman of the Center for Social Innovation.
Scott is a graduate of Clark University and earned an MS in Real Estate at The Schack Institute at New York University.