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 all legislative, community, and diversity and inclusion initiatives across the Company’s portfolio, which includes venues; entertainment properties; dining and nightlife offerings; and a music festival. Mr. Constable focuses on strengthening MSG Entertainment’s relationships with government and in the communities the Company serves. He also helps drive MSG Entertainment’s expansion of its venue portfolio, including the Company’s plans to build state-of-the-art MSG Sphere venues in Las Vegas and London.
In addition, under Mr. Constable’s purview is leading governmental and corporate social responsibility matters as they relate to Madison Square Garden Sports Corp. (MSG Sports), which became a standalone company in April 2020. MSG Sports’ collection of assets features the New York Knicks (NBA) and New York Rangers (NHL) franchises.
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 MSG Relief Fund, Garden of Dreams Foundation, Dance Theater 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.