As Executive Vice President, Global Head of Government Affairs and Social Impact, for Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corp. (MSG Entertainment), Rich Constable serves as MSG Entertainment’s chief strategist overseeing legislative, community, and social impact initiatives across the Company’s portfolio, which includes renowned venues in New York and Chicago: Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, Beacon Theatre, and The Chicago Theatre. Mr. Constable focuses on strengthening MSG Entertainment’s relationships with government and in the communities the Company serves.
In addition, Mr. Constable’s purview includes leading governmental and social impact matters across the MSG family of companies – Madison Square Garden Sports Corp., which features the New York Knicks (NBA) and New York Rangers (NHL) professional sports franchises, and Sphere Entertainment Co., which includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium. In this role, Mr. Constable also helps drive expansion of Sphere – the first Sphere venue is expected to open in Las Vegas in fall 2023, and plans have been announced for another Sphere venue in London, pending necessary approvals.
Mr. Constable joined MSG in 2018 following a multi-faceted career that has spanned the corporate, governmental, and legal communities. Prior to MSG, he was a senior executive at the Wyndham Worldwide Corporation. Mr. Constable has also held several high-profile positions in government, including serving as Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. As Commissioner, Mr. Constable played a critical role in managing the state’s post-Hurricane Sandy recovery and rebuilding efforts. Prior to service in state government, Mr. Constable was a federal prosecutor.
Mr. Constable serves on the boards of The Business Council of New York State, Garden of Dreams Foundation, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Seton Hall Prep. He received a BA in Political Science from the University of Michigan, and his JD and Master of Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.