On June 20, 2012, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the State Senate confirmed Jerry Boone as Commissioner and President of the Civil Service Commission.
Mr. Boone is currently the Managing Principal of Boone Consulting, where he has helped develop human resources and operations infrastructure. Earlier, Mr. Boone founded Pride Properties, LLC, in 2008, a company based in Memphis, Tennessee, that focused on the acquisition and rehabilitation of distressed properties to develop quality, affordable housing for sale or rental to lower to middle income households. Mr. Boone still serves as President of the organization, which also offers financial counseling provided for first-time home buyers.
Prior to his founding of Pride Properties, Mr. Boone was the Regional Human Resources, Integration, and Internal Communications Senior Vice President of Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc., Atlantic City. Mr. Boone was in charge of the transition and integration of three acquired casinos into the Harrah’s brand. Mr. Boone has also served as the Corporate Senior Vice President, the Vice President of Human Resources, the Vice President of Casino Operations, and the Vice President of Gaming Executive Development and Corporate Counsel, all for the Harrah’s company.