Steve joined Hugo Neu Corporation as Chief Financial Officer in September 2014. As former Chief Executive Officer of Edison Properties LLC (retired 2012), Steve was instrumental in the growth of this once small entrepreneurial developer, as well as responsible for all aspects of financial, operating and administrative performance of all Edison businesses. Steve, through NYCLASS (New Yorkers for Clean, Livable and Safe Streets), of which he is Founder and President, has been actively involved with ASPCA & PETA to transform the horse-drawn carriage industry and replace the carriage horses with a fleet of green-powered replica antique cars. He has been involved with horses since 1991 and is deeply interested in the welfare and inhumane treatment of horses. Steve has lived on Central Park West since 1994 and has personally seen the constant abuse and mistreatment of carriage horses. Steve and his wife, Linda, own 4 horses, 1 of which is rescued carriage horse, Chance. Chance is an 8 year-old Percheron who had only been on the streets for 3 years and began to suffer from founder. She was sent to slaughter by her owner for the price of $400. After being rescued, Chance was given the proper treatment and rest to let her feet recover and she is doing great. Until recently, Steve was actively involved in non profit causes, and sat on the boards of several local organizations, including the Princeton Blairstown Center, Board of Milano - the New School for Management and Urban Policy and the NYC Citizens Budget Commission. Steve has contributed close to $500,000 to The Carolina Center for Jewish Studies at The University of North Carolina. Steve earned a BS in accounting from the Universtity of North Carolina and is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of New Jersey.