Jeff Wilpon was elected Chief Operating Officer of the New York Mets in August, 2002 and oversees the day-to-day Baseball and Business Operations of the club and the Mets Foundation. He is also COO of the Mets Development Company and Queens Ballpark, a wholly owned subsidiary of the New York Mets. Wilpon was responsible for the planning, design, development and construction of Citi Field. As a principal at Sterling Project Develop- ment, L.L.C. Wilpon specializes in both new construction and the renovation of existing residential and commercial properties. Furthermore, he serves as Executive Vice President at Sterling Equities, where he is responsible for de- velopment and major building construction. Wilpon serves on the boards of the MLB Network, MLB Enterprises, MLB Advanced Media and the RSDC, as well as many non-profit organizations. Wilpon additionally received a Presi- dential Appointment in 2007 from President George W. Bush to the Board of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, on which he still serves. A former catcher, he was drafted by the Montreal Expos in 1983.