As Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Elenio is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Arbor’s financial operations. This includes financial reporting, tax planning, budgeting and the appropriate utilization of Arbor’s capital. He is also in charge of Investor Relations for Arbor Realty Trust.
Mr. Elenio joined Arbor National Holdings, the predecessor company of Arbor Commercial Mortgage, in 1991. As the Financial Reporting and Tax Supervisor, he was involved in Arbor National Holding’s 1992 Initial Public Offering. In 1995, he was promoted to Vice President, Controller and in 2002 assumed the position of Vice President of Finance. In that role, he implemented the necessary financial planning and analysis required to successfully transition Arbor Realty Trust to a public company in April 2004. He was named Senior Vice President of Finance shortly thereafter.
Prior to joining Arbor, Mr. Elenio was employed with Ernst & Young from 1989 to 1990 in the auditing department. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from St. Bonaventure University.