May 03, 2023

Longtime leader of Suffolk IDA to retire in June

The executive director of the Suffolk County Industrial Development Agency will retire after nearly 40 years with the government agency that grants tax breaks to expanding businesses and housing developments.

Anthony J. Catapano, who has been the IDA’s top staffer since 2014, announced last week that he will step down in June from the $166,000-a-year job. His deputy, Kelly Murphy, was named acting executive director by the agency’s board.

Murphy has served as the IDA’s deputy executive director since January 2015 and is a former executive director of the Glen Cove IDA.

Read more at Newsday…