Matthew B. Levinson, Chairman and CEO
Matthew B. Levinson was appointed by Governor Christie and was sworn in as the seventh Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission on August 6, 2012.
As Chairman, Levinson also sits on the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, helping to ensure a coordinated approach by various agencies to foster the redevelopment of Atlantic City.
At the time of his appointment, Levinson served as Chief Financial Officer of SOSH Architects where he was responsible for all accounting and finance operations for the firm’s offices in Atlantic City and in New York City. His duties there also included handling human resources, information technology, business development, operations, and marketing.
The Chairman previously served as a member of the Linwood City Council where he was chairman of the council’s Finance Committee and a member of the Board of School Estimate. He has been active in a variety of civic, professional and charitable organizations.
Earlier in his professional career, Levinson worked as Casino Accounting Manager at Resorts International Hotel Casino and also as a Senior Operations Analyst with responsibilities in both the gaming and non-gaming areas of the property. He also worked for the international forensic accounting firm of Matson, Driscoll & Damico, LLP., where he performed forensic accounting work relating to the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center and the 2003 collapse of a parking garage under construction at the Tropicana Casino and Hotel.
He is a graduate of Villanova University where he majored in accounting and minored in finance. He also holds an MBA from Thomas Edison University.
Levinson serves on the Board of Directors of the Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism at Stockton University and the board of Main Street Atlantic City, a non-profit organization which manages and guides the revitalization of Atlantic City’s central business district. He currently serves on the board of the Atlantic County Partnership for Regional Economic Development and is active in the AtlantiCare Young Professionals Association and the Blue Ribbon Committee for the City of Linwood.
Levinson was born and raised in Atlantic County where he has lived and worked most of his life. He currently resides in Linwood with his wife and two children.