New York Gov. David Paterson last week nominated a banking compliance officer and a businessman to the leadership of the Empire State Development Corp.
Marisa Lago, global head of compliance for the markets and banking division of Citi, was nominated to serve as president and chief executive officer of the ESDC. Dennis Mullen, president and CEO of Greater Rochester Enterprise Inc., was nominated to be president of the corporation upstate. Greater Rochester Enterprise is a nonprofit organization that promotes business and economic development in the Rochester area. Both will begin on Sept. 15.