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Empire Names CEO

Joseph D’Amato, former chief financial officer for Empire Resorts, has been promoted to CEO of the company. D’Amato is replacing Joseph Bernstein, whose contract ended in 2009.?    

D’Amato assumed control of the company on January 1 and is expected to fill his new position until 2013. He served as Empire’s CFO beginning in September 2009. He joined Empire Resorts from Mount Airy Casino Resort in Pennsylvania, where he was that property’s CEO.?    

Empire Resorts currently operates a racino in Monticello, New York, and plans to build a new property in Kiamesha Lake.

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