Mr. Martello has served as one of our directors since June 2003. He is currently chief operating officer of Arbor Management, LLC, the managing member of Arbor Commercial Mortgage. He is responsible for overseeing the company’s investment portfolio and day-to-day operations.
From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Martello served as chief financial officer of Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC. From 1990 to 1995, he was chief financial officer of Arbor National Holdings, Inc.
Prior to Arbor, Mr. Martello was a senior manager with the international accounting and consulting firm of Ernst & Young for 11 years. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, where he is a former executive director of the board of directors of the Suffolk County chapter. Mr. Martello also serves as a member of the board of directors of Citala, Ltd., a privately owned technology firm based in Israel.