Robert A. Berman has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2016. Since January 2000, Mr. Berman has served as the General Partner of Avon Road Partners, L.P., a limited partnership invested in real estate, broadcast media and the gaming industries. From 2006 through March 2015, Mr. Berman held the office of Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at Cinium Financial Services Corporation, a specialty finance company, and prior to which Mr. Berman was Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Empire Resorts, Inc (NASDAQ:NYNY) a company he co-founded. Mr. Berman has served as an officer and director for both public and private companies in the hospitality, gaming, telecommunications and finance sectors. He has substantial capital markets experience having raised over $1 billion of both public and private debt and equity.