Matthew Doherty was selected to lead the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority as Executive Director effective July 1, 2018.
Mr. Doherty is the former Mayor of Belmar, NJ. During his tenure, Belmar was the only town in the state of New Jersey to have no tax increase for 7 straight years, all while recovering and rebuilding from Superstorm Sandy. Belmar also generated more private economic investment during Mr. Doherty’s years as Mayor than in the previous 30 years.
Prior to being Mayor of Belmar, Mr. Doherty worked as a financial advisor for firms such as MetLife, MassMutual and Investors Bank. He earned Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Georgetown University where he was a scholarship athlete in Track & Field. He and his wife Maggie have three children.