Matthew B. Levinson

Matthew B. Levinson was appointed the seventh Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Casino Control Commission in August 2012.  He also served as the Commission's representative on the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). 

During his five year term, Levinson streamlined the size and the scope of the Commission in response to significant changes in the gaming industry, competition, the economy, and the State’s gaming law.  In his position on the CRDA, he participated in updating and modernizing the authority’s master plan for Atlantic City’s Tourism District and in prioritizing redevelopment projects.  He also served on the Board of Directors of the Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism at Stockton University. 

Prior to his appointment to the Commission by Governor Chris Christie, Levinson served as Chief Financial Officer of SOSH Architects where he was responsible for operations of the firm’s offices in Atlantic City and in New York City.  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.

Levinson has served as a member of the Linwood City Council.  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.